This Is Not My Hat

It’s hard to pick favorites, but this is definitely one of ours! “This Is Not My Hat” a story that ends in a bit of a cliffhanger. It’s about a little fish who stole a hat from a big fish and thought he could get away with it. It allows for all sorts of speculation and fun. Here are some of the activities we suggest to accompany a reading of this fun text!

Let’s start with our suggestions for engaging the 5 senses while you read!

 Taste: Salt Water and Goldfish Crackers

Touch: Hats, Water

Smell: Tuna Fish

See: Hats, Ocean Waves Video

Hear: Ocean Waves Video


There’s more fun below! Click below to find more activities to support a reading of “This Is Not My Hat“. Be sure to check out the game– I played this game with 3 very different groups of classes on very different levels and it was always a hit. I think the game is actually what made me love this book so much. Dramatic play is SO fun in the classroom!














Author: Tawni

Tawni is a former special education teacher, now stay-at-home momma. She spends her days reading, cooking with lots of cheese, listening to professional choral music, and tickling her baby boy, Cy. She lives with her husband and son in Utah.

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