Caring and Sharing with Eric Carle
How can kindness and cooperation make my community stronger?
The students read two Eric Carle books and through discussion, role-playing, art, and giving, explore the concepts of caring, sharing, cooperation, courtesy, and helpfulness. Adaptable for preschool.
The students will participate in a read aloud, discussion, brainstorming, constructing a class book, sharing this class book, and role-playing focusing on the concepts of caring, sharing, cooperation, courtesy, and helpfulness through the child-friendly text of The Grouchy Ladybug. Adaptable for preschool.
Students participate in a read aloud and discussion of what it means to be hungry. They brainstorm ways that they can assist people in the community who are in need of food. They may plan and carry out a food drive, collecting and distributing food donations to a local food pantry. The concepts of kindness, helpfulness, friendship, caring and sharing are presented through the book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.