I didn’t get a chance to share some of my Mo Willems activities and here they are:
We spend a month reading Mo Willems books in November. I try to read 1-2 of his books per day as time allows. The most beloved character is Pigeon of course, so I spread those out throughout the entire month. We read Pigeon Finds a Hotdog and I gave the kids tiny hotdogs! Last year I bought some hotdogs that were a bit expensive, so I was thrilled when I found this package for only $6 and there were enough for everyone in class.
We ended the month by reading Don’t Let Pigeon Stay Up Late! I invited them with these little invites: We then read We are Invited to a Party!
On Friday, we had our Pigeon party! The kids got to wear their Pigeon hats and I made them some Pigeon cake pops.
They also got to wear their pajamas and bring a stuffed animal. This Pigeon party and PJ idea is from First Grader At Last.
Onto oceans: After reading Jellies from our Journey’s program, the kids got very interested in ocean exploration. We somehow began talking about subs so we did this little sub unit: