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A Color of His Own Activities

A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni is a colorful book about a chameleon who no longer wishes to change color, but who wants a color of his own. In his search for a color of his own, the chameleon finds a friend who teaches him that companionship is more important than color. The following activities were created as an accompaniment to the book. They are great for use in your literacy/learning center or art station. A Color of His Own Coloring Page –Print on heavy paper and allow students to paint the chameleon with water color to mimic the...

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Today is Monday Sequencing Activity

The following activity can be used in conjunction with or as a follow-up to the story Today is Monday by Eric Carle. To use, print, cut out and laminate the images (sequencing cards) provided in the attachment below. Sequencing cards can then be used as a whole group activity during or after the reading of the story, as a small group center activity, or as an independent activity. Strategies to aid in sequencing: Provide a copy of the book for reference. Allow students to refer to the calendar to put days of the week in order. Prompt students to...

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Acrostic Poem–Seasons

An acrostic poem is a fun and creative way to express an idea. The following acrostic poem worksheets are specific to a season–winter, spring, summer and autumn. Use them as part of your poetry study or to introduce a new season. Each worksheet provides space for students to draw a picture, which will aid in their generation of words. Winter Acrostic Poem Spring Acrostic Poem Summer Acrostic Poem Fall Acrostic...

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Valentine’s Day Worksheets and Activities

The following Valentine’s Day themed packet includes 12 fun and simple reproducibles. Here is what you get: Valentine’s Day Acrostic Poem Valentine’s Day Secret Message Valentine’s Day Word Play Valentine’s Day Word Search Valentine’s Day Word Unscramble Candy Heart Sort Owl Love You Forever Cupcake Contractions I Love Addition (sums to 10) I Love Subtraction (sums under 10) What Do You Love? Valentine’s Day Letter Writing Paper (3 designs!) Recommended Grade Level(s): First, Second Valentine’s Day Worksheets and...

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Writing Paper (Swirl Border)

Perfect for writing letters–this swirl border writing paper will surely help make writing fun! Use it for Valentine’s Day letters, a Postal Unit or keep a supply in your writing center to encourage communication between classmates. Swirl Border Black Swirl Border Blue Swirl Border Green Swirl Border Pink Swirl Border Purple Swirl Border Red Swirl Border...

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