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The Bear Ate Your Sandwich — Julia Sarcone-Roach // 2016 Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor

The Official SCBWI Blog: The 2014 Crystal Kite Winners: TEA REX by Molly Idle (SCBWI Arizona)

This week's Crystal Kite Winner Spotlight illuminates TEA REX, written and illustrated by Molly Idle. Hailing from SCBWI Arizona, Molly's .

TIPPY-TIPPY-TIPPY, HIDE! by Candace Fleming

The pesky bunny trio from Fleming and Karas's Muncha!

We're Going on a Bear Hunt Algorithm Coding Activity- Children can learn about building an algorithm while retelling a story. The algorithm story sheet is available for free on JDaniel4smom.com .

We're Going on a Bear Hunt Algorithm Coding Activity- Children can learn about building an algorithm while retelling a story. The algorithm story sheet is available for free at Mom

A bear theme alphabet activity for preschool letter learning!

Feed the Bear Alphabet Activity

For my future kids. // This bear alphabet activity is an excellent way to teach letter recognition and letter sounds to preschoolers. It's a great ABC activity for a bear theme!

Why Are Polar Bears White? A Preschool Investigation on Camouflage by Still Playing School

Why Are Polar Bears White? A Preschool Investigation

Why are polar bears white? A great camouflage lesson for our earliest learners. Preschool and kindergarten students will love this one when we do our next polar animal unit!

By Kate DiCamillo  Ideal for kids who are just starting to read chapter books, this story is the first of a series of adventures for the much-loved pig.  

Fun Summer Reads for First and Second Graders

Mercy Watson to the Rescue (Mercy Watson Series) by Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)

How To Write Children's Picture Books | Write to Done

If you want to develop children story ideas and write picture books, read this article. Find six top tips for writing picture books.

All students learn to make and confirm predictions, and as readers, this is a VERY important skill. Check out this post for lesson ideas, book suggestions, and FREEBIES to help make your lesson plan deep, but easy to put together.

Mentor Texts for Teaching Kids to Make Predictions

A crafty fox, a butter-wouldn't-melt-in-her-mouth goose and a band of prophesying little chicks . sounds like all the right ingredients for another hilarious Mo Willems picture book!

Wild and Woolly: Mary Jessie Parker, Shannon McNeill: 9780525472766: Amazon.com: Books

Wild and Woolly: Mary Jessie Parker, Shannon McNeill: 9780525472766: Amazon.com: Books

The Snowy Day

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. Sold as a Single Unit. Ideal for pre-adolescent children. Allows kids to use their imagination and join the young character on an adventure. Softcover with 32 pages. Written and Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats.