Chrysanthemum is a first-week-of-school favorite story book. This product has Chrysanthemum-themed activities and one craft. This packet contains 4 themes of reproducibles, with three differentiated levels per reproducible. The Chrysanthemum themes explored in this packet are: feelings matter; we are all unique; the letters in our names; beginning, middle and end story sequencing; and a mouse paper bag puppet craft. There are story props for both the teacher and the students, useful for Chrysanthemum-themed shared discussions. Ideas for lessons are included.