Book of rhyming poems about fruits and veggies. Art:can have students draw and color fruits and make a basket of fruits & vegetables. Science: can iBook of rhyming poems about fruits and veggies. Art:can have students draw and color fruits and make a basket of fruits & vegetables. Science: can include in a lesson on plants. Math: can include in a lesson on graphing favorite fruits & veggies S/S: can use to teach about food from around the world. Great illustrations. ...more

An introduction to the music of Africa. Music: can have students write their own song lyrics and create instruments. Art: can have students draw and/orAn introduction to the music of Africa. Music: can have students write their own song lyrics and create instruments. Art: can have students draw and/or color African instruments. Nonfiction. S/S: can use in a lesson about music around the world. Science: can be use in a lesson about sound....more

An introduction to Jazz music. Music: can have students write their own jazz lyrics. Art: can have students design outfits for a jazz band. Rhyming wordsAn introduction to Jazz music. Music: can have students write their own jazz lyrics. Art: can have students design outfits for a jazz band. Rhyming words to engage young readers. The book comes with a CD so that students can hear the music as well as learn about it. Nonfiction. S/S: can use in a lesson about music around the world. Science: can be use in a lesson about sound....more

A wonderful story about a little girl who loves to color with her crayons. Great book that teaches students that they can improvise and make magical cA wonderful story about a little girl who loves to color with her crayons. Great book that teaches students that they can improvise and make magical creations with just the simplest things. Art: can have students create artwork with non-traditional items. Math: can have students measure items with non-standard items. S/S: can use in a lesson to show different art forms around the world (sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, etc) Science: can be used in a lesson to show how inventions are created....more

A book of shapes. Wordless picture book with wonderful, bright pictures. Art: can have students use specific shapes to create pictures. Math: this was usA book of shapes. Wordless picture book with wonderful, bright pictures. Art: can have students use specific shapes to create pictures. Math: this was used as an introduction to a math lesson on geometric shapes by my professor & it was a very engaging activity. This book shows that shapes are all around us because everything is made up of simple shapes. ...more

A story about a little girl who learns origami. Art: this is a great introduction to origami. Science: this can be used in a lesson on how paper is madeA story about a little girl who learns origami. Art: this is a great introduction to origami. Science: this can be used in a lesson on how paper is made & recycled. Math: this can be use in a lesson on symmetry and geometric shapes. Character traits: creativity & uniqueness S/S: can be used in a lesson on art forms/traditions from around the world....more

A story about a monkey who has a problem and finds a unique way of navigating dangerous crocodile infested waters to solve it. Good book to use in a maA story about a monkey who has a problem and finds a unique way of navigating dangerous crocodile infested waters to solve it. Good book to use in a math lesson on counting (PreK -K) Teaches problem solving skills. Rhyming words. ...more

Good book to use in a lesson on skip counting. Good for teaching grouping (groups of 10s, 4s, etc), addition. Can also be used to introduce multiplicatiGood book to use in a lesson on skip counting. Good for teaching grouping (groups of 10s, 4s, etc), addition. Can also be used to introduce multiplication as repeated addition. Easy fun rhyming riddles. Good for whole group math lesson....more

Story about a girl named Olivia whose storytelling skills are awesome. Great to use to teach about creative writing/storytelling. Good for teaching ordeStory about a girl named Olivia whose storytelling skills are awesome. Great to use to teach about creative writing/storytelling. Good for teaching order of events. Can be used to teach the difference between fiction and realistic fiction. S/S: can be used in a lesson on entertainment around the world (introduce children to the circus). Character traits: outspoken, creative, wild imagination....more

Great book to use when teaching multiplication & division facts to students. The ants go in search of food then they split into groups of 2s, 4s, eGreat book to use when teaching multiplication & division facts to students. The ants go in search of food then they split into groups of 2s, 4s, etc. Math manipulatives really enhance the learning with this book. Shows how one smart or not-so-smart ant takes the leadership role and devises a strategy for getting to the picnic faster by diving themselves into rows. Science: great to use with a lesson on ants or insects....more

Great book about a boy who spends his money on all sorts of things. Excellent book to use in a math lesson about subtracting money. Solving math word prGreat book about a boy who spends his money on all sorts of things. Excellent book to use in a math lesson about subtracting money. Solving math word problems. Great to use with manipulatives (I've seen it done & I did it with 1st graders and it was awesome). Also good to teach financial responsibility (if you don't spend wisely then you'll be broke :-)...more

Great book for teaching students counting backwards. Music connection: can have students sing to the tune of "10 green bottles standing on the wall" RhyGreat book for teaching students counting backwards. Music connection: can have students sing to the tune of "10 green bottles standing on the wall" Rhyming style can be used to teach basic poetry writing. ...more

Love this little book (it is literally a small book) Great story that teaches about sisterly love. Teaches about celebrating uniqueness. Limited text onLove this little book (it is literally a small book) Great story that teaches about sisterly love. Teaches about celebrating uniqueness. Limited text on each page w/ beautiful illustrations. Great book to use to teach about character traits. Teamwork & problem-solving A very warm & fuzzy short family book. Art: students can draw pictures of their family or make a family tree. S/S: students can share stories about their families & show how they're similar & different....more

Great math word problems. Story about a boy name Pete who has his heart set on buying a particular dinosaur. Teaches about saving & spending money.Great math word problems. Story about a boy name Pete who has his heart set on buying a particular dinosaur. Teaches about saving & spending money. Addition & Subtraction (with $$). Teaches ways that children can earn their own money (doing chores, selling stuff. Teaches about setting and reaching goals. Great for teaching about money equivalents. ...more

Great for introducing division to 1st through 3rd grade students. Story about a race and the mishaps that cause the number of contestants to continuallGreat for introducing division to 1st through 3rd grade students. Story about a race and the mishaps that cause the number of contestants to continually be reduced. Good illustrations & good to use with math manipulatives. Teaches basic division properties. ...more

Another great book about standing out & how it's actually great to be different. Teaches about self-acceptance. Introduces young readers to number vAnother great book about standing out & how it's actually great to be different. Teaches about self-acceptance. Introduces young readers to number values & individual self-worth simultaneously. Highlights & celebrates unique differences and contributions to our world. Art connection (using colors to represent character traits)....more

Excellent book for teaching students to identify & learn the value of coins. The book shows how tho make equivalent amounts with various coin combExcellent book for teaching students to identify & learn the value of coins. The book shows how tho make equivalent amounts with various coin combinations and it reinforces skip-counting by 2's,5's, 10's, and 25's. Big, colorful coin illustrations. Best of all it RHYMES! My first graders loved it and we read it over & over again....more

Summary: A Farmer is heading to town and animals along the path ask for a ride in his red truck, but after picking up 4 animals the truck breaks down.

-Summary: A Farmer is heading to town and animals along the path ask for a ride in his red truck, but after picking up 4 animals the truck breaks down.

- I used this for a math (word problem) lesson - Great pictures - Repetitive phrases good for prompting inferences...more