Where Does Pepper Come From And Other Fun Facts
This book asks some of the things kids wonder about, and offers some really creative (but WRONG!) guesses. But you can't fool the kids in this book--"they know all the answers!
This book is so fun! Where Does Pepper Come from and Other fun Facts is a book with fun little quirky facts about random things in the world we live in. Each fact begins with a question, an answer, a yes or no response to that answer, and then the real answer explained. I think this book is funny as a teacher because the first answers remind me of what students will shout out when you ask a question. My favorite is this: "Why do snails carry houses on their back ...more
Why isn't a whale a fish? Why do bears hibernate? Why is the sea salty? Would be a good book to read before asking students what is something they wonder about. Have the students write down their own question and help them research their answer. The students could present their findings to each other or put together their own book.
Funny book to share with Kindergarteners. A funny assumption is made, and then children slap their heads and say "NO!" Duh. And then a simple, factual explanation is made. Flamingos are pink because of the red pigment found in their favorite food--crabs, shrimp and algae.
It would be a fun book to read with a class of young students. The question-answer-riddle format makes it interactive.