We will be regularly posting a picture to think about, talk about or write about.
Why do you think the man practices his magic using chairs?
What other magic do you think the man possesses?
Why do you think he is in a field?
What do you think his home is like?
If you could perform magic, what power/ability would you most like to have?
Your child might be inspired just by looking at the picture and they might want to write straight away.
If they prefer, they can use this story starter:
He held them with his mind. He controlled them.
The chairs swirled around him, dancing as if held by invisible strings. He practised on chairs, however his powers allowed him to manipulate things far more complex than that…
Can you write a story about the man who can perform magic?
Think about an amazing magic trick you have seen or heard about. Maybe you could learn one, or perform one in front of your class! Could you then draw a picture of the trick? You could even write some instructions telling someone how to do it!
These are the thinking moves that you will be using: