Activities for Cute Little Learners

Children’s Book Activities

When the Fly Flew In

When the Fly Flew In

This book has been loved by my family for years. I hesitated before posting a picture of a book this battered, but there is something to be said for a book that has been loved so thoroughly. So I wiped off a few smudges and […]

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

In 2008 I had the pleasure of sleeping on the ground. In a tent. At night. In a bear-ridden forest.(Camping is a mystery to me). Watching bears in a zoo or on tv is very different than watching a bear circle your tent. I would […]

Mole and the Baby Bird

Mole and the Baby Bird

Have you read Mole and the Baby Bird? I was introduced to this sweet story at a teacher training a few years ago and I fell in love immediately. The story is about a Mole who finds a baby bird. He and the bird become good […]

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

On a typewriter, the mischievous cows in this book type a letter to farmer Brown, seeking a trade of milk for electric blankets. Farmer Brown is appalled at such a request and the ensuing exchange between the farmer and his barn full of animals fills […]

Ribbit!

Ribbit!

When I started teaching, Ribbit! was introduced to me by a friend. I loved the story, and was especially impressed by the unique illustrations. I emailed the illustrator, Poly Benatene, on a whim and was surprised to receive a reply all the way from Argentina!

The Grouchy Ladybug

The Grouchy Ladybug

The Grouchy Ladybug is a story about a grumpy bug who is not in the mood for sharing his meal. We prefer the nice, friendly ladybug because she responds to his grumpiness with dignity and grace. The book addresses a few fun themes, including time, feelings, […]