Learn to sing the song and adapt it to create your own version.
Use tuned and untuned percussion instruments to accompany your singing.
Try some of the other Norfolk Songs from the Singing Histories project.
The reputation of Norfolk for turnips dates from the time of ‘Turnip’ of Rainham (1674 – 1738) who introduced the cultivation of turnips on a large scale, and devoted himself to the improvement of agriculture. Explore other foods that Norfolk is famous for.
Can you guess what different herbs and spices are just by your sense of smell?
Create a scent scrapbook – talk about memories that different smells can spark off for example a wax crayon may remind you of your time at playschool, a bonfire of Guy Fawkes’ night and record them in your memory book for posterity.
From 9:08 in the video: Talk about the different careers linked with animals and the Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure. When you listen to the film you will discover that the staff have had many different jobs on the journey to their current role. Think about volunteering.
Can you peel an apple in one piece? Why not have a family challenge to see who can create the longest piece of apple peel from a single apple, for the adults it has to be one piece for the children it can be several pieces combined.
Have a go at apple bobbing but do take care and supervise young children carefully.
Try tasting different types of apple.
Challenge at School:
If you can’t find an accessible orchard, many of the ideas could also be completed in a woodland area. Most of these KS2 activities can be adapted to match KS1 curriculum objectives.
Practical activities are linked to Science, English, Maths, History, Geography, Art and Design and Design Technology.