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Over in the Forest
by Marianne Berkes
Karen’s short + long of it with P.L.A.Y.ful story preview & P.L.A.Y.-filled activity adventure suggestions.
P.L.A.Y.ful story preview (short):
Sing-Song type Story
Numbers in Nature
Finding Forest Friends & Footprints too!
P.L.A.Y.-filled activity adventure suggestions (long):
- Challenge: Count some things on your next nature adventure, record them in a nature journal, and see if you can get to 10 (or more!)
- Super Challenge: Cut paper construction pieces of all colors to make your own forest collage. First Look Up! into the canopy of the forest on a bright sunny day and really take in all the shadows and shades of various leaf and sky colors. Layer small paper pieces of all the colors you see to create your own one-of-a-kind mosaic memory of your day spent in the forest.
- Super-Duper Challenge: In the snowy winter bring this book outside and see if you can draw the footprints of each animal and make a set of tracks to fool your family and friends into thinking you’ve had visitors from the forest!
Capkins LOVE to be read to – especially P.L.A.Y.-full nature themed story books!❤ ❤ ❤
Be sure to visit and support your local library! ❤ ❤ ❤