We learned where the rainforests are:
This is Amelia's, it isn't quite accurate. But we had fun looking on the map in the book and trying to locate the same area on our map.
And we talked about speech tags, that characters in the books don't always just "say" they "whisper," "squawk" and "murmur" to name a few. Each animal in the book approached the sleeping man in a different way and spoke differently.
As we read the book the girls found the correct word to match up with the picture of the animal.
We are also in the middle of making a Rain Forest Tree Pinata.
A book that we have been enjoying along with The Great Kapok Tree is
This is such a sweet little board book with lift the flaps. Unlike traditional lift a flap books the flap is not a small little flap in the middle of the page that you have to dig at to raise. The page actually folds out so the children can see the different animals that Toucan is saying hi to in the rainforest.
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