Storytime Theme: Pigs


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Books --

Pigs Aplenty, Pegs Galore! by David McPhail
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by A. Wolf as told to Jon Scieszka illustrated by Lane Smith
Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud by Lynn Plourde and John Schoenherr
Pigs Ahoy! by David McPhail


Audience Participation Stories/Characters for Act-out Stories


Story Extensions

  • Take-home pig fun (If You Give a Pig a Pancake)
  • Pig maze
  • Pig Word Search
  • This Little Piggy
  • Pig, Swine, or Hogs
  • How to Speak Pig Latin

Arts and Crafts

Paper Pig
Templates
Pink Construction paper
Scissors
Glue
Pink Yarn
Black Marker
Tape

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Pig Puppet
Template
Paper Bag
Glue
Scissors
Crayons
Markers

Pig Mask
Template
Paper
Scissors
Hole Puncher
String

*Black Nostrils, pink strips, and circles are available

Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills