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A tale from our core book pack

Monkey and Me

  • Read the story to your child
  • Encourage your child to join in with the repeats: ‘Monkey and me, monkey and me……we went to see, we went to see…..’
  • Together, make the animal actions: waddle like a penguin, jump like a kangaroo, thump like an elephant, fly like a bat
  • Can you say which animal is coming next?
  • Talk together about which animal you liked best in the story
  • Count together how many penguins there are
  • How does the story end?

Beyond Monkey and Me

  • Together, find out some facts about monkeys.
  • Together, find out some facts about bats.
  • Can you pretend to be some of the other animals in the story?
  • Talk together about your favourite animal

Useful Websites for Monkey and Me story


Youtube – Monkey and Me story

BBC CBeebies – Monkeys

Youtube – David Attenborough | Emperor Penguins