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Saturday, January 28, 2012

Thursday, January 26, 2012

The Jungle

It's A Jungle In Here!

Books About the Jungle

Books About the Jungle and Jungle Animals
The Loudest Roar by Thomas Taylor
Walking Through the Jungle by Debbie Harter
Chocolate Chippo Hippo by Vincent Andriani
The Happy Hippopotami by Bill Martin Jr.
The Hippo Hop by Christine Loomis
Dandelion by Don Freeman
Crocodile Beat by Gail Jorgenson
The Selfish Crocodile by Faustin Charles and Michael Terry
Rain Forest Babies by Kathy Darling
The Elephant Book
Ella the Elegant Elephant by Carmela and Steven D'amico
Ella Takes the Cake by Carmela and Steven D'amico
Spunky Monkeys on Parade by Stuart J. Murphy
Elephants on Board by Suse MacDonald
Rumble in the Jungle by Giles Andreae
Chimps Don't Wear Glasses by Laura Numeroff
I Don't Want to go to Bed! by Julie Sykes
Look-Alike Animlas by Robin Bernard
Little Tiger's Big Surprise! by Julie Sykes
Little Lions by Jim Arnosky
Deep in the Jungle by Dan Yaccarino
Safari Animals by Paul Hess
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow
Five Little Monkeys....Don't Wake Mama
Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree
Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping
Five Little Monkeys Play Hide and Seek
Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car
Five Little Monkeys With Nothing To Do
Five Little Monkeys Bake a Birthday Cake

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Marshmallow Snowmen

The marshmallows were held together by toothpicks for the smaller marshmallows and a skewer for the larger marshmallows.  We used edible writing markers to make their faces, so they could actually eat them if they wanted too!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Snow Dough

You will need:
2 cups flour
1 cup salt
2 TBS. cream of tartar
2 TBS. oil
2 cups water
opaque glitter

Mix all ingredients in medium saucepan until mixture starts pulling away from the sides.  Let cool.  Create!

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Grocery Store Dramatic Play

 Stocking the shelves!

Checking things off on her list!