Come to the Barbecue > Gnomenapped

Teaching Ideas

  • Discuss meaning of kidnap.
  • Read story ‘Kidnapped’ by Robert Louis Stevenson.
  • Think of other mythical creatures and make a list eg. Leprechauns, goblins, elves and talk about fairy stories.
  • Tell fairy stories.
  • Write the story from the gnome’s point of view.
  • List holiday destinations a gnome might enjoy.
  • Have a “Gnome Day”.  Bring gnomes, if you own one, and invent a personality for each one.