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Activity Area – Week 14 – Superheroes II

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Book of the Week

Key Stage 1
Juniper Jupiter

Author and Illustrator – Lizzy Stewart
Publisher – Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Paperback – 9781786037015
eBook – Kindle

Juniper Jupiter is a real-life superhero. It’s no big deal. She’s super brave, super-fast, super strong, super smart and she can even fly, but something is missing.

What’s a hero without an amazing sidekick? It turns out that lots of people want to be a superhero’s sidekick, but none of them are quite right. Will Juniper ever find the perfect one?

Upper Key Stage 2

Author – Jo Cotterill
Illustrator – Cathy Brett
Publisher – Oxford University Press

Paperback – 9780192743558
eBook – Kindle

Holly Sparkes is just your average 12-year-old, that is, until she’s hit by a bolt of lightning.

Now Holly is EXTRAordinary. Like a human battery Holly can generate a massive amount of electricity in seconds, which could come in handy if she’s ever going to solve the mystery of her best friend’s disappearance. Because when you’re dealing with the likes of Professor Macavity and the mysterious CyberSky corporation, you need all the help you can get!

With comic strip sections mixed with the text, this is an exciting read.

Website of the Week

Artefact of the Week

Scutari Sash

Florence Nightingale was a real-life superhero. This replica of a sash was worn by the nurses Florence took to Scutari, Turkey where they nursed soldiers injured in the Crimean war.

What was Florence Nightingale's nickname?

Answer: She was called the ‘Lady with the Lamp’ because every night she walked through the wards of the Scutari hospital with a lantern to check on her patients.

What special award did Florence receive from Queen Victoria?

Answer: In 1907, Florence became the first woman to receive the Order of Merit, an award given by the queen for super-special work.

Read more on Florence Nightingale

Picture/Clip of the Week

Superhero treats

Pobble 365

Do you recognise all of the Superheroes?

What are they having for lunch?

Design a meal for the Superheroes which is healthy and filling.

View the Image on Pobble 365

Challenge of the Week

Which is your favourite Superhero and why?

Read about Superheroes. Choose one of the Superheroes and click on the link to find out more about them.

Superhero facts for kids


Look for an opportunity to be a Superhero this week.

We may not have superpowers, but we can all be Superheroes by being kind and helpful. Help someone in your house, send someone who is on their own a picture or letter or phone them for a chat.