The Angry Birds are the stars of a number of popular games, cartoons, theme park rides and even a movie! Could you use some of our teaching ideas to take advantage of your children's enthusiasm for the characters?
Teaching Ideas and Resources:
Write your own story that features the Angry Birds characters.
Could you write the plot for a new episode of the Angry Birds Toons?
Create a set of instructions to teach people how to play one of the Angry Birds games.
Write a review of one of the games. What do you like / dislike about it? Read reviews in the App Stores to find useful words and phrases to use in your own review.
Write a diary entry from the point of view of one of the Angry Birds or the Bad Piggies.
Create character profiles for each of the Angry Birds (and the other characters in the games).
Find images of each Angry Bird and think of words / phrases to describe them.
Think of synonyms / antonyms for 'Angry' and other words that you might use to describe the characters / games.
Write a letter from the Angry Birds to the pigs. What would they say? How might the pigs respond?
Write a newspaper report about the success of the Angry Birds games.
Use the cinematic trailer to write a narrative that explains the backstory for the game:
Pause the movie trailer at different points and think of words / phrases to describe the characters and settings:
Use Angry Birds as a starting point for learning about angles. At what angles should the birds fly (in relation to the horizontal) in order to hit the targets?
Play Angry Birds with a friend and use your scores as part of data handling / statistics activities. Can you create a table / leaderboard and graphs to show the results?
Create a coordinate grid and challenge your children to 'fire' some Angry Birds toys onto the correct locations on it (e.g. shoot Red onto (4, 7)). Use our free templates to get started.
Create some 3D shapes (e.g. cubes, pyramids and cylinders) and decorate them in the style of the characters.