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The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle
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Feb 07, 12

bookshelves: vocabulary, animals-and-insects

This book is a fun way to introduce new words to children and familiarize them with sounds that different animals make. The perseverance of the spider can also proves to children that hard work may take a long time and you may have to make some sacrifices in the process, but it always pays off.This book can be used to introduce children to spiders and help them learn about how spiders live.
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This story can be used for conducting a role play in the classroom. Children could dress up as different animals in the book and act out the entire story. The child who becomes the spider can use yarn to spin it's web. The children could themselves fist create masks for different animals in the story.

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