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Watch the story of Ali and the Magic Carpet.

Ali and the Magic Carpet

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Activity #1: Vocabulary and Comprehension 

Here are some questions you can ask your child about the story.


  • What did Ali find in his uncle’s shop?
  • What can the magic carpet do?
  • Name three places that Ali and the magic carpet went to.
  • What was the jungle like?
  • What was the desert like?
  • What did the South Pole have lots of?
  • Which place was very foggy?
  • Which place was windy?
  • When they arrived at the island by the sea, Ali got scared. What made him scared?


Next, use ali and the magic carpet worksheet. Match the picture to the word by connecting the dots. Children will need support in reading the words.





Activity #2: Draw a Picture

Use the frame template provided. Ask your child to draw and describe a picture of themselves on a magic carpet and where they will go.


If you have a magic carpet, where will you go?



If you don’t have this week’s home learning pack you can download the worksheets below.