My two favorite Christmas book companions bundled together!
The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett and The Christmas Trolls by Jan Brett!
These are such beautifully illustrated books and I just love the messages of kindness and giving in each of them!
The Wild Christmas Reindeer Book Companion:
This is a lovely story about Christmas and Kindness...can't imagine two better themes for the holiday season!
The illustrations are just glorious...and your kids will get swept away to the North Pole and Reindeer Training during story time...isn't that what reading is all about?
Printables, Games, Centers, Graphic Organizers and 2 emergent readers!!!
I included some fun reindeer, Santa and little girl face templates with these materials so you can throw in a little social emotional work too!
Draw and tell how the reindeer felt when they were treated kindly.
Draw and tell how the reindeer felt when Teeka was bossy.
Draw and tell how Santa felt when the reindeer were ready to fly on Christmas Eve.
Draw and tell how Teeka felt when she and the reindeer worked together.
Concepts covered include:
Beginning Middle and End
Emergent Reader: Reindeer Training (11 pages)
Emergent Reader: My Wild Christmas Reindeer...this one incorporates creative writing into the emergent reader (6 pages)
Pattern Materials for a Math Center
Roll and Color
Roll and Cover
Question and Answer Cards (36) and a variety of ways to use them
I Have Who Has card game with 20 cards
**2 options for game play....I incorporated some positional words into the game cards...children will need to look closely and notice things like "who has the reindeer behind the fence? ... next to the fence? inside of the stable?"
his is a great book for teaching sequencing!
Lots of materials to use...add this to your JAN BRETT TEACHING THEME!
Christmas Trolls Book Companion:
This is a Christmas book about sharing and being generous with others!
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Concepts and Materials include:
EMERGENT READER (11 pages)
Read and Match the Illustration Cut and Paste
Pocket Chart Picture and Word Cards for sequencing, retelling, literacy games
Making Predictions Printable
Beginning-Middle-End Cut and Glue Printable
2 Close Read printables
Character Analysis for Mig and Tig
Story Sequencing Activity
Compare and Contrast the Trolls and Treva
Problem and Solution
Roll and Answer Game Board for Story Elements
Bump Math Game with little hedgehogs
Time to Think Questions
Label the Troll (boy and girl version)
These materials were inspired by the book Christmas Trolls by Jan Brett.
The book isn't included.
Would your kids enjoy a little reindeer non-fiction?
Real Reindeer A Non-Fiction Unit