Activity for Chrysanthemum. Every time someone says something mean to her, kids crumple up a smooth heart. Try to smooth it out at the end when they say nice things. Message: hard to smooth a wrinkled heart.
Chrysanthemum activity: Crinkle the heart every time she's teased and smooth it out when someone tries to make her feel better. Put: "Before you speak, think and be smart. It's hard to fix a wrinkled heart." on the heart with kids' names on bandaids at the end of the story.
I hope you are able to use this fun little freebie with your class. My kids had a blast with it and it was an extremely meaningful bonding activity. Thanks for downloading - please leave feedback if you are happy with the product! I appreciate you!I really hope you enjoy my product!
I just read this book to my 3rd graders during a guidance lesson! We did the wrinkled heart activity & then they wrote a way to take care of others' hearts on cut out hearts. This handout would go along w/ the lesson perfectly!