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More London History: Discover Paddington Bear

Amber - the London Tour Guide
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(334)
In this one-off class, we will learn about Paddington Bear, how the author got the idea for this story, and "visit" some locations related to Paddington's story.

Class experience

US Grade 2 - 5
-Students will learn about the writer Michael Bond and how he got the idea for the stories
-Students will virtually visit some of the locations around London that inspired the stories
-Students will see several statues dedicated to Paddington Bear
-Students can enjoy the class while eating a marmalade sandwich (will be made in class!)
As a London tour guide, I take visitors around to the various Paddington locations. As a little girl, Paddington was my first introduction to anything British. While I didn't develop my love for marmalade sandwiches until I moved to London, I enjoyed watching Paddington get into all kinds of trouble on his adventures. Paddington is a fish out of water, and just like everyone, he always finds a way to enjoy life. These wonderful stories are an excellent metaphor for finding your way in a new place, or even just remembering to be kind. 
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Your student is encouraged to make a marmalade sandwich in class to enjoy during the lesson. Please see the supply list for more details. There is also a handout for questions to answer during class.
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(334)
I am a professional tour guide in London and love going around the city (sometimes dressed in costume!) and teaching visitors about the fascinating history. With over 2000 years of events, there is plenty to learn! My signature tour is where I... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
55 min

Completed by 13 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 7-12
3-6 learners per class

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