Need some inspiration for this year’s CBCA Book Week? Check these out!
- How can we host a waste free Book week? Come up with ideas for costumes and decorations that create the least amount of waste in our school and community.
- Write a book review on one of the shortlisted books.
- Write down the name of a book that you treasure on a gold coin, book shape, pirate ship, image from book.
- Write a letter to the author of your favourite book telling them why you treasure it.
- Write a letter to someone to tell them you found treasure but you have been captured! Tell them where they need to go to find you!
- Explain why one book should win over the others
- Explore the protagonist in each story – which are animals? Which are humans?
- BOY by Phil Cummings- choose a story that you love and draw it as a comic strip or a whole picture without any words.
- Choose a book, write the name and the title on some decorated paper or shape and place in on the genre treasure map on display.
- What is treasure and can it mean different things to different people?
- Plot on a map where the authors of each of the shortlisted books have come from.
- Graph the winners of past CBCA awards: Male vs female, winners from each state etc.
- Draw a map of the library and plot where different books can be found.
- If you could buy ten new books for the library – what would they be and how much would they cost? Write a letter to your principal outlining why the school needs these books.
- Create a map of where you would hide treasure at our school and write down directions using the points of a compass and strides.
- Do not lick this book: How is a germ like a treasure? Draw a microbe and show why it is like a treasure!
- Florette – How is a garden, plant or flower like a treasure? Draw your favourite outdoor space that is like treasure and explain why you need this treasure.
- Design a new library.
- Search for different paintings that are considered treasures. Do you agree or disagree and why?