I thought that $4 was too much for the product. The pictures were difficult to discern and I was hoping for more pictures to add to the sort. This was be a great product if there was more pictures and maybe the pics came from a source such as scrappin doddle.
I'm glad you enjoyed it! My kids always got a kick of me making a mess or standing on chairs (even though they knew those were NO DAVIDS!). Funny story: A couple of years ago after I did this and I demonstrated "Yes David"s and "No Davids" I was standing on a counter to reach something on top of a cabinet. All of the sudden I hear one of my students yell out "No David!" Well I guess I got my point across!
It didn't copy out as clearly as I'd like, just a big fuzzy. But this is a great way to get kids counting and learning basic rules and game etiquette. Cute idea having the space be raccoon feet; it helps kids see how the raccoon's foot is formed.
Hmmm I need to take a look at this one. I actually made it by setting up Chester and his mom, printing it out and then using stickers to make the path. I'll have to try scanning it again. Used the handprint stickers because its like the kid's hands but I do like your idea of the raccoon footprint. Thanks!
After reading the story, its a lot of fun to play a game I made up called "No David/Yes David!" you go around the room and model behaviors that are appropriate (sitting nicely at the table and coloring, building with blocks) and behaviors that are inappropriate (knocking over blocks, standing on chairs). The kids yell out "Yes David" or "No David" depending on the behavior and its kind of a fun stress reliever when you, the teacher gets to stand on chairs, make a mess, etc. LOL! Enjoy!
Great! My favorite part of this activity is when discussing what is good behavior and bad behavior - instead of talking about it - i actually get up and start doing things like throwing toys, knocking down blocks, standing on chairs"...of course those are "NO DAVIDS" and the look on the kid's faces when I stand up on a chair is awesome!
Appropriate: building with blocks, pushing a friend on the swing
Inappropriate: hitting a child with a toy, coloring on the walls. Each page is for two students. Cut them apart and give each student a strip with the 4 pictures.