Week of May 31, 2021 | TK | Sharing
Monkey and Cake are normally good friends, but today Cake is building a no-Monkey fort--until Monkey teaches him a lesson about being alone and he realizes that forts (and other things) are much better when they are shared.
How to Share with a Bear, by Erik Pinder
Thomas builds a cave of pillows and blankets where he can read, but when he goes to get a flashlight, a young "bear" goes inside and nothing Thomas does discourages the bear from being near him.
Crafty Connection Craft a brown bag bear puppet using paint and cut-out shapes, or simplify by using markers instead.
Week of May 31, 2021 | Kindergarten | Fun with Cats & Kindness
Slipper the cat is mistakenly left behind in the commotion when the lady she has always lived with moves in with her daughter's family, so Slipper sets out to find someone new to adopt.
The Cat Who Lost His Purr, by Michele Coxon
Bootle the cat searches inside and outside for his lost purr and only retrieves it when his owners return.
I Like Your Buttons! by Sarah Lamstein,
When a little girl compliments her teacher it starts a chain reaction of goodwill, good deeds, and thoughtfulness throughout the day.
June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month Click for info
Crafty Connectionc Create a bracelet made with buttons and pipe cleaners.
Week of May 31, 2021 | First Grade | Just for Fun
What is the proper way to ask for a doughnut?
Tea Party Rules, by Ame Dyckman
How much can one bear take, even for cookies?
Princess Sparkle-Heart Gets a Makeover, by Josh Schneider
A destroyed doll is made better than new.
Activity Doughnut coloring sheet
Week of May 31, 2021 | Second Grade | Joy of Reading
I Will Chomp You! by Jory John
There's a monster all the way through this book!
Week of May 31, 2021 | Third Grade | Fascinating Worms
Mary Elizabeth relates the humorous misadventures of her brother Louis in this collection of short stories. This week: The Adoption of Albert, part 1 of 2
Wonderful Worms, by Linda Glaser
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of the common earthworm.
Video Around the Worm Bin in 80 Days
Week of May 31, 2021 | Fourth Grade
Week of May 31, 2021 | Fifth Grade | Summer Reading Teaser
A Tale Dark and Grimm, by Adam Gidwitz
Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm-inspired tales as the siblings learn to take charge of their destinies and become the clever architects of their own happily ever after.
Video No need to roast anyone, Hansel and Gretel...how about a PB&J sandwich made like this?