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Reading/Language Arts Resources : K-8
Videos / Podcasts / Virtual Media
AIDEN TYLER, QUARAN-TEEN
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Book Activities / Videos
Play Like an Animal: Why Critters Splash, Race, Twirl, and Chase
STEM Game Cards to Prompt Creative Play + Read Aloud. We have taken the animals, action words, and STEM facts from Maria Gianferrari's latest picture book to create game cards for creative physical activity and play. Game cards come with an invitation to make your own rules (like wolves and gorillas), create play environments, and play further with STEM. Full text read aloud by the author.
Madame Saqui: Revolutionary Rope Dancer
Physical & Paper Craft Activities + Read Aloud. Paper Craft: Imagine yourself in Paris in 1799 watching Marguerite, the young Madame Saqui, dance on a high-wire! With this paper craft and a length of rope, readers can make Marguerite dance across rope and sky. Physical Activity: Inspired by the famous Madame Saqui, revolutionary rope dancer and wirewalker, readers can pretend that they, too, are walking across a high-wire (while standing firmly on the ground). Partial read aloud by the author (with a wirewalking demo)!
Escargot: Story Hour Activities + New Sequel + Read Aloud
Bonjour! Use this trés magnifique kit in an early childhood or elementary classroom, library, or bookstore or at a child’s party or play date. Best for ages 3-8. In this interactive picture book, a charming French snail talks directly to the reader. Escargot endearingly asks readers to declare that the “snail” is their favorite animal. After reviewing his many fabulous features, Escargot races the reader to the end of the book where a delicious salad awaits. Once readers have joined the snail in making fierce faces at invasive carrots, they will have no doubt who their new favorite animal is. With the activities in this Story Hour Kit, your readers can do finger play with you, wear some snail tentacles (topped with a beret), make a snail standee to race other readers to the lovely salad, and take home some snail facts.