Wondering what to do for the first few days of school. The Kissing Hand, by Audrey Penn is a perfect book to help kiddos transition from home to school. Kiddos Connect has added literacy and math activities to complement the heart-warming story.
• Feelings for school
• Retell – The Kissing Hand, by Audrey Penn
o The kissing heart necklace (shrink art)
• Class book
o Chester likes school
• Class graph
o Do you like the book?
• Kiddos personal connections
• Several writing formats
• Shared book
o The Kissing Hand (popcorn word: It)
o Kiddo take-home copy
• Group activity
o Sound boards (initial sounds)
• I can printables (initial sounds)
• Help Chester count (1:1 correspondence)
• Help Chester graph (simple graph)
• Is it more or less than 3?
• Help Chester build the number. How many is it? (1:1 correspondence)
Thank you very much!
Janice Marshall and Ann Rainwater