Communication isiXhosa/ English

Birthday present for Dad surprise


Here you will find all the resources you need for this two-week story cycle: Puppets, Sequence pictures, a Big book, a Little book (and instructions on how to fold one), and an Activity template.

Click on View Fullscreen above each one to Print or Download the resources.




Use this set of character puppets to tell the story again with your children.  Read More

Sequence Pictures

This pack of sequence pictures can be used to tell the story again with your children. Read More

Big book – read the story here

The Big Book can be used to read the children the story after they have heard you tell the Read More

Big book strips

You can use the text strips to change your Big Book from English into isiXhosa.


Little book

Children can use the Little Book to ‘read’ the story to themselves, to a friend, or to their family after they have heard you tell the story a few times. Children will love to share their story with others!

How to fold a little book

You can also view a video on how to fold a little book under Audios and Videos on the home page.

Activity template

Here is an activity page for this story cycle.  You will need to print this out or photocopy it for each child in your class so that they can do their own work.