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Archive for October, 2015

Hippo-what-a-mus?

The Hiccupotamus by Aaron Zenz

Hippospotamus by Jeanne Willis

Share some fun facts about hippos from either of the following:

For the opportunity of listening to real hippo sounds, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVdm2xBL6GY.

Collect some images of real hippos for sharing in your storytime. Make sure you get some images of babies!

Hiccupotamus hippospotamus

Dinosaur? No. No more!

Dinosaur Kisses by David Ezra Stein

The Littlest Dinosaur’s Big Adventure by Michael Foreman

Enjoy sorting through these marvelous ideas for some dino-science:

http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/preschool_themes/dinosaurs/dinoscience.html

http://www.123child.com/lessonplans/animals/dinosaurs.php

http://notjustcute.com/2009/07/23/preschool-goes-prehistoric-with-dinosaurs/

dinosaur kisses  the littlest dinosaur's big adventure

An Apple a Day!

Apple by Nikki McClure

Up, Up, Up! It’s Apple Picking Time by Jodi Fickes Shapiro

Find some ap”peel”ing preschool apple science activities here:

http://preschoolpowolpackets.blogspot.com/2014/08/apple-preschool-science-experiments.html

http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/preschool_themes/apples/apple_science.htm

appleup_up_up_apple_picking_time

The Color Red

Big Red Farm by Christianne C. Jones

Holly’s Red Boots by Francesca Chessa

Enjoy some science with the color red by exploring these links:

http://www.childcarelounge.com/general-themes/celebrate-color-red.php

http://www.familythemedays.ca/Themes/red.htm

http://stepbystepcc.com/colors/red.html

Big Red FarmHolly's Red Boots

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