Storytime Theme: Kangaroos (Marsupials, Australia:The Outback)


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Books -- Author and Title

It Was You Blue Kangaroo by Emma Chichester Clark
Marsupial Sue by John Lithgow
Elmer and the Kangaroo by David McKee

Audience Participation Stories/Characters for Act-out Stories


Story Extensions

  • Games/Activities

  • Recorded Music/Traditional Songs (Title, Source, CD, Performer)

  • Fingerplays (Please type out)

  • Poetry/Riddles (Please type out)



Arts and Crafts

Kangaroo template
Construction paper
Crayons
Clue
Scissors

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Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills