The mitten story craft this art craft goes along with the book the mitten, and allows students to create their own interpretation of the mitten in the book. Fun childrens learning activities, including printable templates, for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school kids. You could make any variety of mitten crafts or bake up some mittenshaped sugar cookies after reading the story. Its about a young boy named nicki, who loses his mitten in the snow and his lost mitten becomes a.
Snow printables winter emergent reader winter themed play dough mats. Free mitten printables and montessoriinspired mitten activities. These free reading comprehension bookmarks include a place for your child to write down key facts on the book they are reading both fiction. Mitten read, color, write, stamp in black and white. See more ideas about book activities, jan brett and mittens. Mitten activity pack with free printables moments with miss. Here youll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, kindle ebooks, audible audiobooks, and so much more. Winter mitten alphabet matching preschool play and learn.
Its about a young boy named nicki, who loses his mitten in the snow and his lost mitten becomes a host to a lot of different forest animals. Fun childrens learning activities, including printable templates. Activities to go with the books the hat and the mitten by jan brett. I love this idea of incorporating learning and a fun way to eat. Update 20 see new the mitten printables here pin it. He was willing to try different foods if it was part of an activity though. Build letter sound awareness with this mystery mitten activity. Matching, making pairs, symmetry, counting by twos, the possibilities are endless. Fun story retelling in three simple ways for kids hoawg. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The clothespins are pretty tricky for kade to navigate still but we worked on it a little bit together and he still had fun telling me where each mitten was supposed to go. Trying to stuff all the animals into the mitten was quite tough and provided good hand muscle work for liam. Winter months are great for learning more about new clothing.
The mitten in this technologyintegrated lesson, students respond to listening by answering comprehension questions, retelling the story as a skit, and writing to the author. Easel art for the hat and the mitten circle time and fun activities for the hat and the mitten literacy ideas for the hat and the mitten math ideas for the hat and the mitten. Printable mittens for sizing or programming activities from. In addition, jan bretts website has printable the mitten coloring pages. There are a few different ways you can set up this activity. Making mittens with the mitten book a to z teacher stuff. Young children need plenty of opportunities to practice identifying the similarities and differences in pictures and symbols to develop strong visual discrimination skills. I used free printables to prepare montessoriinspired activities to go with the book perfect for winter or a woodland animal theme. Our fun activities will help you to teach and your children practice and learn math and language arts concepts and.
The kids get a real kick out of seeing their art projects on the felt board. Build vocabulary and concepts of print with these printable mitten making words. Making learning fun seeks to provide free learning activities to early childhood educators. These mitten visual discrimination task cards are perfect for a winter theme in your preschool, prek, or kindergarten classroom. Making learning fun teaching resources teachers pay teachers. This smash mat is intended to be used along with the book, the mitten by jan brett. Literacy, math, printables, book lists and more to make learning fun. The mitten is based on a ukranian folktale about a boy with a pair of snow white mittens. I bring in a large white sheet and print out the faces of the characters in the story and attach them to craft sticks jan bretts website allows you to download and print color copies of each character. This was madelynns first time using stamps so she was pretty excited about it too. Then we did our own retelling of the mitten book i had a large mitten shape made out of tape on the floor to use as our mitten prop. This week we have already read the gingerbread baby and had fun with these montessori inspired animal matching activities. Learning can be fun when its connected to literature.
I love making books with kids, be they class books, emergent readers, or individual kiddirected books. Since it wasnt presented as a task but rather as a fun activity to play with, he spent much longer working the animals into my stretchy mitten. Jan bretts wonderful adaption of the ukrainian folktale the mitten makes a great base for a unit on mittens to use during the winter months with your preschool and kindergarten children. Make your own cup of hot chocolate from construction paper with a tutorial at kiboomu. The mitten writing activity for kindergarten kindergarten writing. I love making a unit out of this book during the winter months. These activities for the mitten practice key language convention skills. Students read, build, write, and illustrate the character words. Our fun activities will help you to teach and your children practice and learn math and language arts concepts and make fun mitten and winter inspired arts and craft projects. Over the course of a school year, we will be exploring some of the most wellloved childrens books out there. Your kiddos will read the vocabulary word, cut and paste letter tiles to build the word, write the word or a sentence, then.
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or childcare provider, youll love our site filled with educational printables and activities for the children you love. Free mitten printables and montessoriinspired mitten. Emergent readers are designed to help beginning readers practice reading. This 2 week unit will begin on december 5th and is the eighth book in the literature learning units that we will be using for the 20162017 year. Brainstorm new ideas for the setting and the item of clothing for your new story. These cool outdoor activities will keep kids smiling no matter the forecast. Also, many of the paper crafts on the site make great felt board templates. These free printables are paired with handson activities and include ideas for building, math, bookmaking, literacy, and other early learning areas. The mitten printable book is a wonderful way to extend a jan brett author study. Lacing is always an excellent activity for young children. Here are few fun preschool activities to go with mitten rhymes and poems. The mitten and winter preschool and kindergarten activities, lessons, crafts, and games.
Some of these are available in a full page size version for the teacher to use as a classroom model or as a classroom reader. Print cards for the kids, have the children read the color word, color the mitten the. Free mitten story mini book for kindergarten practice reading the high frequency word. Stay busy and have fun learning with these 25 winter books and craft projects for preschoolers and beginning readers. The mitten activities preschoolers are going to love funaday. Start by reading the mitten by jan brett and then give these activities a try. Oct 03, 2017 simply learning was created from my desire to meaningfully engage on a daily basis with my two little girls. The mitten is a ukrainian folktale retold by jan brett. Read jan bretts classic picture book the mitten together while you gobble up. A shared reading outlining story elements launches the lesson, followed by a read aloud and. Kids of all ages love this dramatic ukrainian folktale. This printable pack is perfect for some afternoon learning fun or to use.
Free preschool printables for early childhood education classrooms and homeschool families. The mitten characters printable winter activities for kids, preschool. It is fun to do a mitten theme, because there are so many activities you can do that tie in learning objectives. The mitten reading comprehension unit for kindergarten. After reading aloud this award winning book, here are a few the mitten activities you can do with your kiddos to keep the learning fun. Making predictions, retelling, making connections, and opinion writing focus lessons are included in this free unit. Today we added the mitten by jan brett to our learning space. The bear sneezes, and all of the animals pop out of the mitten, causing it to sail in the air just as nicki is about to give up. This was an easy one to make story prop printables to use in retelling and while reading download the story props for the mitten here i also made a clip and learn wheel to work on beginning sounds, you can download that here. Mitten lacing card from snow learning pack tot pack. Language arts activities to do with the mitten by jan brett. Visitors to the site enjoy unlimited access free of charge.
Have the children wiggle their left hands and then right hands and then hold them together like they are keeping them warm. This book sensory play actually created a nice fine motor skills challenge too. Dramatic and sweet, this book will evoke warm and cozy feelings in readers any time of the year. The mitten available for download and read online in other formats. Several different magnet pages are available at making learning fun for the books, the hat and the mitten by jan brett. The mitten preschool theme preschool activities nook. Be sure to check out teaching hearts winter warm up packet for some mitten themed printables as well. Printable mittens for sizing or programming activities. There are many fun and engaging activities to teach your children the. Story stick for the napping house dot to dot page for the napping house. The best preschool winter circle time activities teaching 2 and 3. The mitten book your beginning reader will love to read and color in this adorable mini book printable. The missing mitten mystery by steven kellogg book not included is a fun book about a little girl that loses another mitten. As the story went along, each child was invited to climb into the mitten and since our mitten was getting full, the children had to adjust how they sat in the mitten so they would.
The mitten, by jan brett, is a winter staple on almost every elementary bookshelf. Explain that the children will be making a pair of mittens that look alike. I could have swore i had a printable book called mitten mitten what do you see like brown bear somewhere, but couldnt find it so i found this great mitten colors stamp book from making learning fun. Instead of animals, we had children climbing in our mitten to keep warm having fun. By making learning fun this is a fun pack of minionthemed sight words. This list includes ideas for fine motor work, art projects, and learning idea. Activities to go with the book under my hood i have a hat by karla kuskin and fumi kosaka. Let your child dip their hands in paint and press onto each mitten to make their hands inside each mitten. Of course, there are lots of literacy objectives that can be introduced and practiced using mitten themed books. Ive also seen versions that use a glue stick and a dusting of cocoa powder to. I love making books with preschool and kindergarten kids. The missing mitten mystery by steven kellogg the mitten tree by candace christiansen snowshoe hare by dee phillips missing mittens by stuart j.
Activities to go with the books making learning fun presents. Activities to go with the books making learning fun. This book has always been a favorite of mine especially when i was a kid. However, you can also help keep the site operating by purchasing items through the amazon links throughout the site as amazon credits this site a percentage of your total purchase. Story retelling is one of the best ways to build reading comprehension and bring about excitement and a love of reading. The books homepage helps you explore earths biggest bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Teach students about story elements such as character using the book the mitten and this lesson plan. They can decorate the mittens with cotton around the wrists or. Mitten and hat math activity inspired by the book the hat by jan brett create a clay hedgehog.
Learning the alphabet is one of the most important academic skills for 4 years olds to learn as it is the foundation for reading. Inspiring the mitten printable book printable images. Click download or read online button to get the mitten book now. This is great for practicing what sounds letters make and how sounds join to.
My name is mary catherine, and i love to share meaningful and fun learning activities for kiddos. Send students back to their seats and explain they will be making a mitten book showing the story elements in the mitten distribute cutout mittens and show students how to write. Winter theme activities for preschool the mitten book activities. I am so excited to share the mitten literature unit.
She goes back through her day of snow activities and finally finds the red mitten on the snowman looking like a heart. Ask the children to raise their hands if they can name one of the animals in the book. Is your child learning to read or do they love story readaloud stories. The mitten mini unit readers workshop kindergarten, kindergarten. Students will have fun making a class big book based on the the mitten by jan brett in this fun activity. My class used this as a game where students would hide the minion with the banana and the other players would take turns saying the words they thought the banana was under. Winter books to read at preschool winter circle time. Magnet page for the napping house trace and color for the napping house felt board for the napping house coloringbingo page for the napping house. I love the mitten adapted and illustrated by jan brett. Retelling our own version of the mitten book in preschool. There is just so much learning that can take place during this process. Below youll find others that complement the focus book.
The richly illustrated book tells the story of nicki, a young boy who asks for white mittens from his baba grandmother, and promptly loses one, which is explored by several forest animals before it is returned to nicki albeit, a bit stretched out. Jan 15, 2014 i love the mitten adapted and illustrated by jan brett. Jan 28, 2019 it is fun to do a mitten theme, because there are so many activities you can do that tie in learning objectives. The mitten is one of my favorite childrens books for winter.
Hand each child a colored bear and invite them to place. M is for marvelous mittens all about learning press. Free printables archives page 2 of 22 123 homeschool 4 me. Making learning fun activities themes about us join group facebook. Grabbing the mitten triumphantly, he takes it back to his grandmothers house. Visual discrimination skills are an important part of the process of learning how to read.
Keep reading to get your copy of the printable mitten visual discrimination task cards. Use warm mittens as a finger play during circle time. Making learning fun has a collection of free printable coloring pages, mathinspired activities for the mitten and more. This printable mitten matching game is a great activity to work on those visual discrimination skills. The mitten curriculum web learning centers for art, drama, play, big book, and science. Print the provided template onto a piece of construction paper. These are some of the activities our children like to do after reading the book. Add these the mitten activities for preschoolers to. Books with activities for them making learning fun.
Murphy the main focus of these lesson plans is jan bretts book the mitten. Bark, george the bear snores on bennys pennies big pumpkin brown bear, brown bear cactus hotel the cat barked. A noprep interactive word work center activity to go with the classic story by jan brett, the mitten. The mitten preschool activities and crafts kidssoup. The mitten by jan brett is a beloved winter book that both young and old adore. The mitten is a beautiful ukrainian folk story that our family first became familiar with through the jan brett version. I had one mitten hanging already and the rest in a little bin. An early childhood education website filled with free printables designed to do just that, make learning fun. Because, lets be honest, i have just as much fun making these books as the children do. To make a paper sheet into a felt board character, cut out a small piece of felt or coarse sandpaper and tape or glue it on the back of each character. The mitten story craft great for jan brett author study.
This super cute winter hat and mitten set is a fun winter printable for preschoolers that helps kids practice matching both uppercase and lowercase letters as well as an image with the same beginning sound. Whether kids are learning about winter and snow, or simply enjoying a winter craftivity at home, this openended winter craft is a fun way to extend your winter unit. It isnt a montessoristyle book, but its a beautiful, classic childrens story. These free printables are paired with handson activities and include ideas for building, math, book making, literacy, and other early learning areas. Of course, there are lots of literacy objectives that can be introduced and. These super simple approaches will help to make story retelling a fun and engaging handson activity. One of our favorite winter books is the mitten, a popular story for many of us. The sandpaper or felt will allow the characters to stick on your felt board. The mitten easy winter toddler activities natural beach. Tell the students that you are going to work together to rewrite the book the mitten. From magnet pages to color pages and much more, this collection of activities pairs perfectly with jan bretts the mitten and the hat. The activities integrate literature with learning about grammar, word choice, and sentence structure. It transformed into modern, hasslefree learning curriculums designed with the busy mom in mind.24 1010 11 1026 135 586 205 647 1468 1238 1509 216 265 761 1247 1155 825 1155 190 918 596 346 1073 1483 394 354 892 1224 1023 1191 171 725 156 245 790 221 262 1209 842 1049 325 578 197 595