Piggie and Elephant Sharing Shapes Activity
A book is a gift you can open again and again. —Garrison Keillor
The kids love books by Mo Willems. The characters are engaging, the messages in the books are positive, and they are books that adults won’t mind reading again and again. The kids will have lots of fun with this Piggie and Elephant Sharing Shapes Activity.
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Should I Share My Ice Cream? (An Elephant and Piggie Book)
Materials for Piggy and Elephant Sharing Shapes Activity:
- Construction paper Or Card Stock
- Glue Sticks
- Shapes Dice
Instructions for Piggy and Elephant Sharing Shapes Activity:
- Put all the shapes in the center of the table.
- Have the kids roll the dice. The twist on this game is that the child shares the shape with another child. So if Justin is rolling the Elephant dice and Justin gets the trunk. He takes that shape and shares it with someone else.
- Have the children pay attention to what the other players need to complete their character.
- To add a bit of sweetness have the players act out their characters sharing or complimenting each other.
This is the second week of the Virtual Book Club for Kids!
We are featuring sharing themed activities to go with the book Should I Share My Ice Cream by Mo Willems.
Adventures of Adam: Friendship Ice Cream Throw
Claire’s Little Tots: Paper Tube Friendship Bracelets
Craft, Create Calm: Preschool Pencil Control Printable Connecting Friends
Extremely Good Parenting: Ice Cream STEAM Challenge: Exploring 3D Shapes with a Friend
Inspiration Laboratories: Listening Games with Elephant and Piggie
JDaniel’s4 Mom: How to Make a Catapult Ice Cream Scoop Style
Mama Smiles: Friendship Ice Cream
Peakle Pie: How to Make a Colour Mixing Ice Cream
Preschool Powel Packets: Kind Words Sensory Lesson
Rainy Day Mum: Graphing Activity for Preschoolers
Still Playing School: Spelling Names Ice Cream Center
Sunny Day Family: Pass the Ice Cream Sharing Activity for Preschoolers
Views From a Step Stool: Share the Ice Cream Fine Motor Game
Witty Hoots: How to Make Happy Faces in a Sand Tray
MORE BOOK INSPIRED ACTIVITIES
One: an award-winning book that teaches tolerance and acceptance.
Piggie and Elephant Sharing Shapes Activity: This book captures what it means to be a good friend and sharing with others.
The Pea Patch Jig: Introduce children to gardening, adventure, humor and more, while connecting to literature.
Lola Goes to School: introduces students to what it might feel like the first time they go to school, how to deal with feeling nervous and making new friends.