Wednesday, July 27, 2022

In Short, I am Busy: Erasing Mistakes

 I use this theme both for school visits and as a theme for outreach storytimes. It works best with a slightly older audience; I usually do it with 1st or 2nd grade.

Rhymes, songs, and movement
  • Fall is not easy by Marty Kelley (flannelboard)
Crafts and extension activities
  • Chalk art
    • Black construction paper, chalk, spray bottle of water
Vocabulary and concepts
  • Resilience, trying again
  • First drafts, editing
Preschool and Kindergarten (*nonfiction)
  • Perfect by Amato
  • The case of the missing chalk drawings by Richard Byrne
  • When pencil met eraser by Karen Kilpatrick
  • Chalk by Bill Thomson
School age stories (*nonfiction)
  • This is a Whoopsie! by Andrew Cangelose
  • Eraser by Anna Kang
  • Linus the little yellow pencil by Scott Magoon

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