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Omnivore, Herbivore, or Carnivore ?

Porcupine’s Picnic : Who Eats What? By Betsy R. Rosenthal

Porcupine is having a picnic! As more animals arrive, each of them eats something different. But then Tiger shows up. Uh-oh! Offers further information about herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores

Whose Food is This?: a look at what animals eat–leaves, bugs, and nuts by Nancy Kelly Allen

What’s for dinner? : quirky, squirmy poems from the animal world by Katherine B. Hauth

What in nature could be more poetic than the hunt for food and the struggle for survival? In twenty-nine poems readers will squirm at the realities of how the animal world catches food, eats it, and becomes dinner in turn.

I Won’t Eat That by Christopher Silas Neal

Cat is very hungry. But cat food is dry and dull and not at all yummy. So what in the world should Cat eat instead? Turtle eats worms, but worms are too wiggly. Fox eats rabbits, but rabbits are too bouncy. What everyone else loves to eat is thoroughly unappetizing to Cat. Until, by chance, the thing Cat really wants to eat appears right in front of him. What could it be?

Morris Mole by Dan Yaccarino

Food is running short so Morris’s big brothers dig down deeper, but Morris tries digging up instead and discovers a beautiful new place, filled with delicious treats and new friends.

If an Armadillo Went to a Restaurant by Ellen Fischer

Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore what various animals, from an armadillo in an underground restaurant to a wallaby in a sandwich shop, might choose to eat.

Eats by Marthe Jocelyn

With a fresh cast of animal characters — and what they eat — the creative team of Marthe Jocelyn and Tom Slaughter has produced another work in their award-winning series for very young book and art lovers.

Worms for Lunch? By Leonid Gore

Easy-to-read text and die-cut illustrations allow various creatures to reveal what they like to eat.

Classify each animal into omnivore, herbivore or carnivore: https://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2013/11/science-for-kids-omnivore-herbivore-and-carnivore.html

Food web label and color page: https://www.biologycorner.com/worksheets/food_web_label.html

Food web handout: http://www.cpalms.org/uploads/resources//46523/foodwebhandout.pdf Food chain activity:

Food chain activity: https://blog.littlelives.com/explain-to-kids-food-chains-c34731760728

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Birthdays and’Vores

My Lucky Birthday by Keiko Kasza

A Birthday For Cow by Jan Thomas

There is an interactive herbivore, omnivore, carnivore page for preschoolers below:

https://www.bforball.com/users/worksheets/388/herbivore,-carnivore,-omnivore.php

A simple chart for categorizing a small amount of animals by what they eat is here:

https://d1uvxqwmcz8fl1.cloudfront.net/tes/resources/6355183/f333a823-5784-43ba-bbaa-f79f9cc965fc/image?width=500&height=500&version=1417386025000

My Lucky Daya birthday for cow

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

Predator and Prey

Feathers for Lunch by Lois Ehlert

Who is predator? Who is prey? Use picture pairs or 3-D animals.

Feathers for lunch

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