How to Catch a Turkey – STEM and Procedural Writing

I always love doing procedural writing… but a procedural writing activity that lends itself to STEM is the BEST! Reading the book How to Catch a Turkey by Adam Wallace & Andy Elkerton is the perfect starting point for this fun and engaging project-based learning Thanksgiving activity. The kiddos love being creative and designing theirContinue reading “How to Catch a Turkey – STEM and Procedural Writing”

Bear Says Thanks Activities for Thanksgiving

I love using the book to talk to children about being grateful, giving thanks and good manners, as well as themes of friendship, sharing and gratitude.¬†Bear Says Thanks¬†by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman is a classroom favorite for the month of November. The story is about a lonely bear with empty cupboards who decides toContinue reading “Bear Says Thanks Activities for Thanksgiving”