(You know I stared at this pic all day! LOL!)
We had a fantastic “Egg and Bunny” Themed day! We have Spring Break next week, so I made a point to have educated fun today! It was tough fitting in all of our “Egg and Bunny” activities into one day, but somehow we managed! Here’s a peek at what we did on my first day back!
For Reading we read, “Knuffle Bunny“, by Mo Willems.
My students ABSOLUTELY LOVED this book!
While we read the story, we broke out the clip boards and filled out predictions sheets from Hope King’s “Knuffle Bunny” Literacy Study.
Mo Willems does a fabulous job of telling the story in his
illustrations, so the students loved writing their predictions based on
what they saw in the pictures!
After we read the story again, we discussed how they felt about losing a special toy. Then we completed the four square, “LOST TOY!” chart about a toy they had lost.
Once they completed their chart, students created “LOST!” posters for
their missing toy!
(To see more from Hope’s AWESOME unit click here.)
After a buddy share of their “LOST!” posters we moved into writing time!
My students LOVE working with buddies, so my buddy narrative writing activity, “Our Egg-Cellent Writings” was just up their alley!
After each student choose one half of an egg, they found their other half and got to writing using the title that was on the back of their egg as inspiration.
( I love it when they work well together! :))
Once they were finished, they went through their rubric, created an illustration and published their writings. They turned out super cute! Can’t wait to hang them up!
( To see this activity on TpT, click here)
The excitment of the day didn’t end there of course…
No “Egg and Bunny” Day is complete without and egg hunt, so we made QUICK bunny bags to hold our found treasures from paper lunch sacks.
We ended our day by becoming product testers for the jelly bean company. I love when you can have seasonal fun with math skills wrapped in!
The kids had a blast sorting and graphing how many of each color jelly bean there was in their bags.
( to see a similar activity, check out this ADORABLE one from Erica Bohrer)
Well that was my exhausting first day back! Thank goodness we are off for Spring Break this upcoming week! LOL! I already need a break!