Friday, August 16, 2013

preschool fun: pockets for the kangaroos

Today’s preschool program themes were KANGAROOS and POCKETS

Books We Read:
Who Ate All the Cookie Dough- Beaumont
Seals on the Bus- Hort
Do Donkeys Dance - Walsh
Peek in my Pocket- Carter
Llama Llama Hoppity Hop- Dewdney

Songs and Rhymes We Did:
Open, Shut Them
Here Is a Beehive
Purple Stew
Touch Your Nose
Head & Shoulders, Knees & Toes

Un-Flannel Story: The Kangaroo Who Couldn’t Jump

Kangaroo (found on clothespinned to my box

Kangaroo's friends

I found a kangaroo story based on Nick Bruel’s picture book Boing and used my foamie clothespin kangaroo and various clipart puppets to tell it to my preschoolers. I found this great idea here (

We made these adorable kangaroo stick puppets with felt pockets for the baby kangaroos!

I found the cool idea to glue on felt pockets on this awesome blog:

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