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Twas the Day Before Zoo Day

3.53 of 5 stars 3.53  ·  rating details  ·  45 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Delightful adaptation of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, that shares preparations for "Zoo Day." But the llamas won't quit spitting, the giraffes are drooling, and the zebras aren't happy at all with their stripes. Meanwhile, the zoo keepers are busily getting ready. Will "Zoo Day" go off without a hitch? All Sylvan Dell titles feature free educational resources at www.S ...more
Paperback, 30 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Arbordale Publishing (first published November 15th 2007)
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Sara Bland
"'Twas the Day before Zoo Day" is refreshingly creative with a spin off of the old classic, "'Twas the Night Before Christmas." Written in verse, you're taken through the entire zoo animal by animal. There is a lot of information woven into the rhymes about each of the different types of animals. It all builds up to the end when the zoo is finally prepared and all of the children come for their field trip. The back of the book features questions, matching, and more information about the animals ...more
Here's one to use with older preschoolers and early elementary students. The illustrations are lovely and this is set to a well known tune the children will recognize and appreciate. The matching section in the back of the book is something I would like to replicate as an activity to use after reading this to a group of children.
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Amy Brown
Fun preschool-2nd grade zoo book based on the rhyme Twas the Night Before Christmas. Activities are in the back for teachers or parents to use with kids.
Jen H.
This is a cute take on twas the night before Christmas as it shows all the animals and zoo keeper getting ready at the zoo.
"zoo animals, excellent choice for elementary level read-aloud; incredible curriculumn connection"
Kindergarteners would get a kick out of this.
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