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Ty Gwyn Special School

"Learning To Achieve"

Story Time

The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson. Children's read-aloud story with illustrations.

The sea snail slithered all over the rock and gazed at the sea and the ships in the Dock. And as she gazed and sniffed and sighed. "The sea is deep and the world is wide! How I long to sail!" Said the tiny snail.....

"Is It Warm Enough for Ice Cream?" Written by Violet Peto, read by Angie Carter. Explore seasons and the activities that come with them. Point to pictures as prompted and practice language and build vocabulary.


This Earth Day we are celebrating with COMMOTION IN THE OCEAN by Giles Andreae. The bold and vibrant illustrations by David Wojtowycz are absolutely remarkable. We've also included videos of these wonderful creatures in their natural habitat for you to enjoy. ~ Special thank you to the YouTubers whose incredible video clips were used in this video.

The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister is a Classic Story about being humble, sharing what we have with others, friendship and the true meaning of Happiness. We could be the most beautiful and most successful yet still be the loneliest. Find out how the Rainbow Fish found his true Happiness.

For more fun with Mr Tumble and his friends, watch Something Special full episodes here on iPlayer Mr Tumble creates a beach in his garden, but things don't entirely go to plan. Something Special uses songs, rhymes and visual humour with Makaton sign language to help its audience learn how to communicate as well as develop their language in a fun and exciting way.