- Read the story to your child
- Encourage your child to lift the flaps
- Together, have a guessing game – which animal is behind each flap?
- Encourage your child to join in with the repeats – ‘No eggs here! Oh dear!’
- Together, make the noises the animals make
- Talk together about your favourite animal in the story
- Count together how many animal homes Buster visits
- How does the story end?
Beyond Oh Dear!
- Talk together about your favourite animals
- Together, find out some facts about hens.
- Can you pretend to be some of the other animals in the story?
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