Grade: Elementary

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#134. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Reading/Writing, level: Elementary
Posted by Jodi Forte (
St. Mark School , Stratford, CT USA
Materials Required: book "Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom",magazines, brown,green and blue paper, glue , sand, scissors
Activity Time: 45 minutes
Concepts Taught: self estem, letter recognition

Read the children the story. When you are finished
discuss the story with them. Discuss that the letters
all ran up to the top of the coconut tree and that
they will now make their own coconut tree, and cut out
the letters of their name from the magazines. Use the
brown and green paper to rip strips to make the coconut
tree.Glue the tree onto blue paper. Sprinkle sand on
the bottom of the page and have them glue on the
letters of their name climbing up the coconut tree.