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Talk about this market scene. What can children see in the picture? 

Ranjit's Rainbow Tigers is a heart-warming story with some emotional themes. Chris McDonnell explains how you can talk about bereavement sensitively in class.

The bazaar in our story is just one part of a great trading heritage. Bazaars sprung up all over Asia as a way to trade in the goods that made their way along The Silk Road.

A Trading Week or Enterprise Fair is a great way to encourage creativity and enterprise, as well as providing a valuable 'real-life' context for developing literacy and number skills.

Create an artefacts sheet for your school museum. 

All children can relate to Ranjit's feelings towards Asha, his treasured toy tiger. Talk about children's own treasured toys and use this as a springboard into exploring toys today and in the past.

Use addition, subtraction, and problem-solving skills with this 'Make me a tiger' resource.

Can the children help him work out how much change Mrs Bannerjee needs to give to her customers?

Reading Ranjit’s Rainbow Tigers beautifully conjures up the sights and sounds of an Indian bazaar but what is it about the author’s writing that helps us to build the picture in our mind’s eye?

Learn all about the Indian art of zardosi embroidery and The Taj Mahal. 

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