Varjak Paw – Live Stream, Weekdays 6.30pm

I’ve had the permission of the amazing S.F. Said and his lovely agent to live stream a chapter a day of one of the best kids books ever written, Varjak Paw.

I’m adding this to my YouTube channel and will be live Monday to Friday at 6.30pm (after each live session, the video should turn into a standard youtube video so you can catch up if you miss one).

I’ve also made an activity booklet (because that’s what us primary teachers do!) for free download, to capture imagination and reinforce memory and engagement, or simply for fun! It’s on Phil Wickins TES Resources.

So Chapter 1 will be broadcast at 6.30pm Monday 23rd March 2020, you can tune in on Mr Wickins Reads – Varjak Paw.

If you want more detail, have a look at my teaser/test broadcast

(Please note: Chapter one will DEFINITELY be on Monday at 6.30pm. Also, that while I mention commenting, comments will be disabled due to the fact that my channel is for kids and therefore comments are disabled by YouTube).

Mr Wickins Reads

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Some of you may know that as well as creating training videos on computing in primary schools, I also have on my YouTube channel a playlist of me reading kids’ stories (only the BEST books!), usually to my own kids and usually in funny voices. It’s called Mr Wickins Reads, and has so far generated well over 20,000 views! Reading stories is a passion of mine, and being a teacher and a parent, I get plenty of opportunities to practise!

The most popular one by far, is Burglar Bill by Allan and Janet Ahlberg (Over 5,500 views), I think it’s purely because of the accents…

Have a look through the playlist and see if any of your faves are there….

What books would you like to hear read? Let me know!


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