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Elmer Day

Celebrate Elmer Day at home for 2020

Wear your brightest colours on the 23rd May to celebrate Elmer Day.

Share Elmer stories and songs to spread some happiness.

Listen to David McKee reading the original Elmer story below and

then join in the  ‘Be a Rainbow‘ song from the Elmer theatre show .

David McKee reads Elmer

'Be a Rainbow' song from Elmer the Patchwork Elephant stage show

Elmer and the Stranger. Look at the notes and then read along with the story.

Elmer and the Stranger | Read Aloud Book

What's the difference between bouncing and jumping? Elmer needs to help his new kangaroo friend how to jump!

Get creative and play with colour - make a rainbow, a jungle collage or a milk bottle Elmer. These activities and many more can be found in the Elmer Day Activity Pack.

Can you use Makaton to sign some of the words in the Elmer stories?


Games to play

Craft activities

Make a birthday card for Elmer or download the one below to colour.

Colouring activities