Storytime Theme: Columbus Day

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Audience Participation Stories/Characters for Act-out Stories

Felt board: Sailing, sailing Pretend that the felt board is the ocean. have all of the felt pieces in front of you. Using the felt pieces, tell the story of how Christopher Columbus and his crew discovered America in 1492.
*Magnetized boats and ocean creatures available

Story Extensions

  • Three Ships hand animated story



Arts and Crafts

Sailing ship
Paper
Scissors
Glue
Crayons

Drawing a ship
Paper
Writing utensil

Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills