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Tim Tingle's CROSSING BOK CHITTO. [Note: This review used by permission of its author, Beverly Slapin.

Tim Tingle's CROSSING BOK CHITTO

It may not be published elsewhere without written permission of the author.] ------------------------------------------------------------ Tingle, Tim (Choctaw), Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship & Freedom, illustrated by Jeanne Rorex Bridges (Cherokee). Cinco Puntos Press, 2006. Unpaginated, color illustrations; grades 2-5 Crossing Bok Chitto, originally one of the stories in Tingle’s excellent collection, Walking the , is now a picture book.

In the early 1800s, ’s was a boundary, dividing the home of the sovereign Choctaw Nation from the “Old South” of plantation owners and their human property. When her momma asks Martha Tom to fill her basket with blackberries for an upcoming wedding, the little girl crosses Bok Chitto, loses her way, and encounters the calling together of a Black church secreted in the woods. There are two concerns with this otherwise extraordinary story. —Beverly Slapin. Tim Tingle's CROSSING BOK CHITTO. Things to Make and Do, Crafts and Activities for Kids - The Crafty Crow. DLTK's Crafts for Kids. Things to Make and Do, Crafts and Activities for Kids - The Crafty Crow. 9781582463537. Sunflower Storytime. Alphabet: ABC’s Animals: One World Many Animals Ants: The Ants Go Marching Apples Baby Animals Baking Balloons Bathtime: Bathtime and Bubbles & More Bathtime!

Sunflower Storytime

Bats (see Whiskers and Wings) Bears: Teddy Bears & Berries & Bears & Teddy Bears’ Picnic Bedtime Berries: Berries & Bears Birds Birthdays Blankets Boats Boxes. Grade 1 Storytime: Funny Stuff - Jbrary. Choosing Fairy Tales for Different Ages - Waldorf Library. Download the article: Choosing Fairy Tales for Different Ages Deciding which fairy tales are appropriate for which age group is a problem which faces every kindergarten teacher as well as every parent who wants to offer fairy tales to children.

Choosing Fairy Tales for Different Ages - Waldorf Library

Over the years, with the experience of actually telling the tales to children, one develops a "sense" for this, but in the beginning some guidelines may be of help. Among the fairy tales, there are stories of varying degrees of complexity. At the simplest level there is the "Porridge Pot", while a considerably more complicated story is the beautiful French tale of "Perronik", the simpleton in quest of the grail who must overcome seven difficult obstacles. The latter is a tale for the elementary school child, perhaps just as he is leaving the world of fairy tales around age 9, while the former little tale is a delight to three year olds as their first fairy tale. 2. 3.

Summer Verses and Circle. Full early in the morning Awakes the summer sun The month of June arriving The cold and night are done The cuckoo's a fine bird She whistles as she flies And as she whistles "cuckoo" The bluer grow the skies ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Come out, come out this sunny day The fields are sweet with new mown hay The birds are singing loud and clear For summer time once more is here So bring your rakes and come and play And toss and tumble in the hay The sweet wild roses softly blow All pink and white the roses grow The nodding daisies in the grass Lift up their heads to hear you pass Upon this happy, sunny day When you come out to make the hay.

Summer Verses and Circle

The summer's warm showers are falling like mist My face and my hair by their soft touch are kissed The dry thirsty ground becomes fragrant and cool On every green leaf lies a small shining pool Earth blossoms again I do love the rain. Sunshine Fairies Circle Dance Butterfly Game Happy Summer! 10 Children’s Books About Food. Here is a list of picture books that gently encourage kids to try healthy foods.

10 Children’s Books About Food

These excellent food-themed books both entertain and teach kids about fruits and veggies, food groups, and where food comes from. Do you have a favorite food-themed book? Please, share in the comments below! Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert. This beautifully illustrated alphabet book introduces kids to new fruits and vegetables. Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert. Pancakes, Pancakes by Eric Carle. I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child. The Edible Pyramid: Good Eating Every Day by Loreen Leedy. Pizza at Sally’s by Monica Wellington.

Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens. Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban. Good Enough to Eat: A Kid’s Guide to Food by Lizzy Rockwell. Food Fun Storytime : Sturdy for Common Things. Mar Food Fun Storytime This week’s storytime was all about food.

Food Fun Storytime : Sturdy for Common Things

Reading about food, singing about food, and even painting with food. It was a dreary rainy day, so there were lots and lots of kids looking to have some indoor fun and that’s just what we had. Bread and Butter: Storytime Welcome and Goodbye Song. Reading to Kids Books by Grade Level. Teacher-Selected Books by Grade Level Last updated Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Kindergarten | 1st | 2nd | 3rd | 4th | 5th Kindergarten A Camping Spree with Mr.

Reading to Kids Books by Grade Level

Magee, by Chris Van Dusen A Grand Old Tree, by Mary Newell DePalma A Kitten Tale, by Eric Rohmann A Penguin Story, by Antoinette Portis Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse, by Leo Lionni All the World, by Liz Garton Scanlon Amelia Bedelia, by Peggy Parish Angelina Ice Skates, by Katharine Holabird Angelina on Stage (Angelina Ballerina), by Katharine Holabird Animal Music, by Harriet Ziefert Annie Was Warned, by Jarrett Krosoczka Are You Ready to Play Outside? 1st Grade Miss Fiona's Stupendous Pumpkin Pies, by Mark Kimball Moulton "Stand Back," Said the Elephant, "I'm Going to Sneeze! " 2nd Grade. Story time examples 1st grade food. Pre-School Activity Library. Library Storytime: Bubbles Storytime! Do your own children's storytime about Bubbles!!!

Library Storytime: Bubbles Storytime!

Great to talk about water, the coean, or just taking a bath! TO THE TUB. Anderson, Peggy. In this sequel to Time for Bed, the Babysitter Said, froggie won't take his bath. Brown, Margaret Wise. Food Storytime – Lots of things to sample. Food is an awesome theme for storytime because there are about 800 books, songs, fingerplays and flannels that fit.

Food Storytime – Lots of things to sample

The only stress is picking which ones to use. So I’m going to list my favorites and how I generally use them. I’ll add my Toddler lineup and Preschool lineup at the bottom, I wish I could fit everything into the program each time I do this theme. Then again, changing it up keeps it fresh so I’m good. Ozum (my beatnik orangutan) starts us off with this fun poem:I have a doughnut round and fat There’s a hole in the middle Now, I can’t eat THAT!