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Today we’re our Literacy Snack Koala Read Aloud is based on trying new things that may be scary. The book we are reading this week is The Koala Who Could, by Rachel Bright.
“Kevin the koala loves every day to be the same, where it’s snug and safe. But when change comes along, will Kevin embrace all the joys that come with trying something new?”
This is such a cute book about being brave and getting out of your shell. It helps your little learners see value in trying something new that may seem scary at first. Another great book to add to your collection for the beginning of the school year.
For our snack this week to go along with the book, we’ll be making Kevin the Koala.
each student will need
1/2 of a grape
A small piece of sliced cheese
1 piece of bread
You will also need a 2 inch round cookie cutter and a piping tip to share as a class.
To make Kevin the Koala,
Next, have your students share the piping tip to create part of his eyes out of the small piece of sliced cheese. Use the piping tips large opening at a circle cutter. You may need a knife to help get the cheese to come out depending on the type you use. Have the students place the cheese on the bread and then top it with the candy eyes. Lastly, have them place on the 1/2 grape as his nose.
While your students are enjoying their Kevin the Koala snack, I made a free printable for them to work on. They will draw a picture and write about what they CAN DO.
You can download the Literacy Snack Koala Read Aloud free printable from my TeachersPayTeachers store below.
I hope your students enjoy this fun book and know that sometimes a little change can open their world to big possibilities!
See you next time!
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