This is a fun way to promote reading & healthy eating: Make-a-Snowman Dinner inspired by Lois Ehlert's book Snowballs
"Planting a Rainbow" (to go along with book by Lois Ehlert)
Teaches the ABC's. Perks: kids love the "chicka chicka boom boom" sound effect, the personification of the letters of the alphabet, and the tumble and fall at the end. I'll never really understand why this is a favorite and how on earth it is so darn effective, but I've seen results enough to know better than to question it.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Title) Written By: Bill Martin Jr. And John Archambault Illustrated By: Lois Ehlert This is a delightful story about the alphabet. The story has a catchy rhythmic pattern. Before long your children will be reciting the story back to you.
L is for Leaves, Read Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert and then make our own "leaf men"
Leaf Man puppet to go with book, Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
Written by Bill Martin, Jr. and illustrated by Lois Ehlert
Art after reading "Planting a Rainbow" by Lois Ehlert
Snowmen made after reading the book Snowballs by Lois Ehlert. The teacher made "snow paint" by mixing elmer's glue with shaving cream..
Pie in the Sky by Lois Ehlert
Color Zoo by Lois Ehlert--Simple shapes to create animals.