Share the wonder and diversity of our global neighbors through culture-based story times! Each chapter of this book highlights a specific country or cultural group, offering recommended books for read-alouds and performances. Fingerplays, action rhymes, songs, games, puppet patterns and instructions, and directions for other simple, inexpensive crafts are included.
Helps educators take children in pre-K through third grades on excursions to other countries and cultures through stories, songs, games, and activities. Each chapter highlights a country or cultural group, with recommendations for read-alouds and stories appropriate for flannel board and overhead projector, and directions for fingerplays, songs, games, and inexpensive crafts and activities. Includes reproducible craft cut-outs, music, and a "passport." Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Blackwell North Amer
This book allows you to take children on reading excursions to such far-away places as Australia and China, as well as to people (e.g., Native Americans) and places (e.g., Mexico) close at hand. Each chapter highlights a specific country or cultural group, recommending books for read-alouds and stories appropriate for flannel board, overhead projector, or simple puppetry presentations. Fingerplays, action rhymes, songs, games, puppet patterns and instructions, and directions for other simple, inexpensive crafts and activities accompany the stories. A treasure trove of ideas and reproducible activities, this is a perfect resource for busy children's librarians, educators, and anyone else who works with young children. Grades PreK-3.
Offers stories, games, and activities designed to introduce children to other countries and cultures