I Love My White Shoes! Story by Eric Litwin, Art by James Dean
I am truly digging this cat! I am diggin' this story! I am diggin' these story stones.
DIG INTO READING!
This is the first time I've made story stones. And to be honest about it...this was a collision of ideas. I completely wanted to do story stones with a dinosaur theme for Dig into Reading - but the ever present Pete the Cat just kept calling "dig my white shoes, dig my white shoes!" And really...drawing Pete is so much easier than drawing dinosaurs.
I cleaned off some old rocks. Then drew little pictures of Pete, some sneakers and stuff on sketch paper, (not too thick), and colored them in with sharpies. I cut everything out and modge-podged them all to the rocks. In this photo...each rock only has two coats of Modge Podge. I think they'll need about four more coats.
I can't wait to use these story stones. " Pete the cat goes walking down the street in his brand-new white shoes. Pete loved his white shoes so much, he sang this song:" Go on, sing it! You know it - sing it!
vocabulary building, sequencing, patterning, narrating, singing, dancing, pretending
It's all good!
P.S. (Piper Script) READING ROCKS!