A great book for winter and snow!
Build a snowman piece by piece with this adorable book based on by Margery Cuyler. The children brainstorm the parts of a snowman and collage these parts in three sizes on the pages. At the end of the book, they use these parts to create their own complete snowman! This book is excellent for teaching size relationship and allows the children to use their problem solving skills for creating each part in three different sizes.
Your students can create their own copy of this book! Included are all the reproducible blackline masters, full directions and a color photo page showing the completed pages of the book.
The children create a page a day, using the collage technique. The students follow directions to create the illustration out of construction paper. Included are the complete cutting directions for making circles and ovals from squares and rectangles by trimming off the corners. All you do is cut squares and rectangles on your paper cutter for the pages. The rest is up to the children! Very little teacher time for prepping and no patterns or tracers to create!
There is one word on each page for the students to write. We sound the word out together as a class and then the children can copy it from the board or try sounding it out themselves.
When we are finished with the book, we use it at our reading station in place of the published books from our reading program. The children love using their own books and take great pride in them!
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