Objective: To learn about size in terms of short, tall, shorter, taller, shortest, and tallest
- Harold and the Purple Crayon: Big, Bigger, Biggest! by Namrata Tripathi
- The Big Bigger Biggest Book by Sami
Fine Motor Skills:
- CCBS 96-103
- Short, Shorter, Shortest Worksheet (http://www.gscdn.org/library/cms/21/11321.pdf)
- Tall, Taller, Tallest Worksheet (http://www.gscdn.org/library/cms/18/11318.pdf)
Prewriting Skills: TTPWS 1
Craft/Activity: Paper Tube Penguins
- Paper tubes from paper towels and toilet paper
- Black, white, and orange construction paper
- Cut the paper tubes into small, medium, and large sizes.
- Cover each tube in black paper.
- Cut the white paper into three ovals and nine small circles. Cut the orange paper into three small triangles.
- Glue the ovals, circles, and triangles onto the black tubes to create penguin eyes, beaks, and bellies.
- Use the paper tube penguins to discuss size. For example, arrange the penguins from short to shortest and then tall to tallest.
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Paper Tube Penguins © 2014 Heather Johnson