Torn paper strip sticky collage

Before sharing this simple torn paper strip sticky collage with the children, I told them that we needed to work on building stronger hands and fingers and one of the best ways to do that, is by tearing up some paper... To prepare for our paper strip sticky collage, Mrs. Courtney put three strips of clear packing tape (sticky side up) across a tray for each child.  She tucked each end of the tape under [...]

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Storybook games

Anytime I find a children's book that is really well written and I know my students will enjoy it - I try to think of ways to expand on that book.  One way I expand on a children's book is by coming up with a story book game... In my previous post, I shared with you how we read "Pete the Cat: by Eric Litwin. As part of the reading experience, I thought it would [...]