When adding a new color, never knot! Instead, join new yarns neatly and invisibly at the beginning of a row. Knots have a way of coming untied and working themselves to the front of your work when you least expect it. We recommend this method: Place the needle into the stitch, dropping the old yarn and picking up the new yarn, leaving a 4-inch tail to be woven in.
This is a small sheet that I use with my kiddos whenever introducing a new story that we will be studying for a few days. The first day that introduce the story I always model a picture walk and think aloud. The kiddos then make predictions (on this document) based on what we saw and thought about the story. Then we fold them up and place them in a "Prediction Pail." After we read the story we quickly go through all of the predictions and see how close their thinking was to the actual story.