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Hold on to Your Hats!

Twelve Hats for Lena by Karen Katz

This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen

A general discussion could be held about how hats keep heat in our bodies or how hats provide shade.

Look under Early Science in the link below for an activity idea:

http://www.educatall.com/page/460/Hats.html

Note 1: Twelve Hats for Lena lends itself to a discussion of seasons and the calendar year.

Note 2: This Is Not My Hat easily sparks a discussion of predators, prey and the food chain.

 

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Mitten Science?

Three Little Kittens by Paul Galdone

The Mitten by Jan Brett

There really is mitten science! Find some by going to the links below:

http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/mittens/science.htm

http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/preschool_themes/mittens/mitten_science.htm

http://livingmontessorinow.com/2014/01/15/free-mitten-printables-and-montessori-inspired-mitten-activities/

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