“Bear Likes Jam,” by Ciara Gavin has learning experiences for the children on sharing and finding the right balance. Bear loves his jam and sometimes he sneaks to eat eat. Bear is not crazy about his vegetables, but he loves his jam! Will bear learn his balance? I think so and everyone listening to the story will love bear and his problem with jam.
Punch out sides for string or cut strips for the sides
“Stuck,” written by Oliver Jeffers starts off with Floyd’s kite stuck in a tree. Before he is through he pitched everything but the kitchen sink in the tree to knock the kite down. Wait! A minute he pitched the kitchen sink too! Funny book that will surley make your children laugh.
Five Little Cats
By Vicky Manning
Five little cats stuck were in a tree.
The first one said, “Pitch me a laddar me.”
The second one said, “Pitch a rope to me.”
The third one said, “Call the fire department for me.”
The fourth one said, “Climb up to get me.”
The fifth one said, “Everyone follow me!”
Five little cats were hanging on a branch,
Now all little cats jumped down from the tree.
1. Kleenex box (empty)
3. Hole puncher
4. Eight paper clips
Punch a hole on each side of the box.
String a cat on each side of the box.
Make sure to place two paper clips on the bottom of each cat.
“Baby Bear Sees Blue,” written by Ashley Wolff introduces colors is this children’s book through the eyes of Baby Bear. Walking through the woods mother bear and baby bear find color in nature. The illustrations will capture young children’s eyes as they learn their colors.