I've been enjoying eggs and chickens these past few weeks and finally got to use this theme for Pre-K. But Spring as sprung and Easter has passed, so it's time to move on...
Memory Box: A cube (imagine my surprise when some of the kids identified it as such) from The Most Wonderful Egg in the World.
Game: Egg or No Egg? The children helped us decide which category to put the animals in. Some were a little tricky (like snakes, because most snakes lay eggs, but not all....) but these kids know their stuff!
The Most Wonderful Egg in the World by Helme Heine. I adapt this story quite a bit.
I totally copied Abby the Librarian's flannel for this book. She kindly gave me permission to post though. She has a great blog and also came up with the Memory Box idea that we all love so much.
Abby's blog post
Roly-Poly Egg by Kali Stileman. I love this lively, colorful story about Splotch and her roly poly little egg which is returned safely to her in time to hatch.
Charlie Chick: We read this short pop-up book just for fun! We then found Charlie with this rhyme "Six Little Chicks"
"The Chicken Dance"
"I Know a Chicken". This song is a little long, but I still love it. We shook eggs with hen puppets and danced like chickens.