Make a productive home/school connection with these Home Activity Cards and Activity Sheets. They provide caregivers simple pre and post reading activities with a minimum of preparation using available materials like crayons, buttons and pocket change. Cards are printed 2/page to save paper and fit neatly in a book to take home. Activity Sheets provide a more structured response. The modified School Activity Cards work well in a small group or tutoring sessions at school.
Set 1 literature includes Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?; The Carrot Seed; Chrysanthemum; Corduroy; The Doorbell Rang; Goodnight Moon; The Grouchy Ladybug; The Hello, Goodbye Window; Kitten's First Full Moon; Leo the Late Bloomer; Little Bear; Little Bear's Visit; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?; The Very Hungry Caterpillar; and Wild About Books.
Color recognition, telling time, counting, classification, opposites, and rhyming words are among the readiness activities connected to this classic children's literature.
A Knowledge/Skills/Materials Chart simplifies preparation. An extensive Bibliography including annotations and a skills/knowledge connection provides current copyright titles to pair nonfiction or related fiction with the classic literature used.
Materials are presented in color to laminate and insert in the book or a back pocket if you want to keep the cards with the book. They also print fine in black and white allowing the caregiver
to keep the activities to use again with the child. Activity sheets could also be printed in black and white for the children to complete and add their own color.