Summer Reading Adventure 2017 Hints and Answers

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Summer Stars:

HEROES AND HEROINES!

Noddy:
I wear a blue hat and I live in Toytown. I love to drive in my yellow car with my best friend Big Ears. I was created by Enid Blyton.

Paddington Bear:
I am from Darkest Peru but I live in London with the Brown family. I keep marmalade sandwiches under my big floppy hat.

The BFG:
I am very big and very friendly. I have a friend called Sophie. I eat snozzcumbers and I live in a cave.

Greg Heffley:
I love drawing cartoons. My best friend is Rowley and I have a mean brother called Rodrick who plays in a band called Löded Diper.

 

 

HELP BUILD THE LIGHTHOUSE!

Make new words by putting two words together like star + fish to make starfish. The words you need are on the bricks on the activity sheet.

The possible compound words include:

cupcake, sunscreen, weekend, seashore, butterfly, buttercup 

 

WORD PYRAMIDS

The following are examples of word pyramids which start with ‘i’ and ‘o’ . There are other words which can be used to make the word pyramids. You can check if your words are real words by checking the examples below or by looking them up in the dictionary.

Pyramid words with ‘I’ in format of one, two, three , four (and five) letter words

I, IN, NIT, NITS or TINS

I, IS, SIN, SINS, or TINS, STINT

I, IF, FIN, FINS or FIND, FINDS

I, IT, BIT or SIT or WIT or LIT or PIT or HIT or KIT or FIT or TIP. All of the former (except LIT) with S added. Alternatives- SLIT, KILT, LIFT, WILT with S added for five letter word.

I, HI, HIT, HITS

Pyramid words with ‘O’ in format of one, two, three , four (and five) letter words

O, ON, ONE, ONES or EONS or NOSE

O, NO, NOT, NOTE, NOTES

O, GO, GOT, TOGS or TOGA or GOAT, TOGAS or GOATS

O, GO, AGO, TOGA or GOAT, TOGAS or GOATS

O, OF, FOR, FORE or FORT or FROM or FORM or FORK or FORD, all of the former (except FROM) with S added to make five letter words.

O, TO, TON or NOT, NOTE, TONE, NOTES or TONES

O, TO, TOP or POT, TOPS or STOP or SPOT or POTS

O, OX, BOX

O, OR, ROT or ROW or NOR or ROD or ROE, ROTS, RODS

O, OR, FOR, FORE or FORT or FROM or FORM or FORK or FORD, all of the former (except FROM) with S added to make five letter words.

 

BURIED TREASURE

Filling in blank boxes with words made from GRASSHOPPER, SEASHELL AND SURFBOARD.

Over 100 smaller words can be made from the letters in the word GRASSHOPPER!

age
ages
ago
ape
apes
app
are
ash
ashes
ashore
ear
ears
ego
egos
era
eras
gap
gape
gapes
gaps
gas
gases
gasp
gear
gears
go
goes
grape
grapes
graph
graphs
grasp
grass
gross
hare
hares
harp
harps
has
he
heap
heaps
hear
hears
her
hero
hers
hoarse
hoe
hop
hope
hopes
horse
horses
hose
oar
oars
page
pager
paper
pass
pear
pears
peas
peg
pegs
perhaps
phase
phases
phrase
phrases
pop
pope
pops
pose
press
progress
proper
rag
rage
rap
rare
rear
roar
rope
rose
roses
sea
shape
share
sharp
she
shoe
shop
shopper
shore
so
soap
soar
sore

 

GUESS THE GRANNIES

The two grannies who are exactly the same are:

Granny 2 and Granny 3