Meet Supertato! He’s always there for you when the chips are down. He’s the superhero with eyes everywhere – and he’s about to meet his arch-nemesis.
Teaching Ideas and Resources:
- There are a number of stories that feature Supertato. Could you create a new book about him?
- Create a prequel that explains Supertato’s ‘origin story’. Where did he come from?
- The story begins with the sentence, ‘Some vegetables are frozen for a very good reason’. Use this as the opening for your own story.
- Retell the story from the point of view of Supertato or the evil pea.
- Turn the story into a playscript and perform this to an audience.
- Write a newspaper report about the incidents that took place at the supermarket.
- Create a character profile for Supertato. What special powers does he have? What is his personality like?
- Find out the prices of items at your local supermarket and use these to create your own word problems.
- Plan a healthy menu (with plenty of fruit and vegetables).
- Design a game in which Supertato has to catch the evil pea.
- Design a poster to promote a Supertato movie.
- Make some paper cutouts of the characters and use these to create a stop-motion animation based on the story.
- Make your own short film using these characters, using this example for inspiration:
- Create your own video retelling of the story. Here is an example:
- Create a model of Supertato.
- Can you design your own superhero character that is based on a different type of fruit or vegetable (or an animal)?
- Create your own comic strip about a new adventure for Supertato.
- Design a new sidekick for Supertato.
- Design a vehicle that Supertato can use to travel around the aisles in the supermarket.
- Compose a theme tune for a ‘Supertato’ animated series.
- Draw a plan view of the supermarket and identify the different locations mentioned in the story.
- Create a playground game in which a Supertato character has to capture runaway peas.
- Find out the names of different fruit and vegetables in other languages.