Visit a Shipyard
Visit a local shipyard to get a feel for the size and scope of a traditional passenger ship. If not possible, take a virtual tour online.
Build a Model
Build a model ship based on the one in the story.
Visit an Island
Visit a nearby island to get a sense of what it might be like to live on one, even for a short time.
Create a Collage
Create a collage of things that would typically be found on a tropical island.
Create a Crossword Puzzle
Create a crossword puzzle using characters, places and items from the story.
Create Native Costumes
Create your own clothing in a style that could be viewed as native dress.
Experience Native Music
Listen to various forms of native island music to learn about the style and the types of instruments used.
Study the Gramophone
Go to a museum...
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