Loosely wrap three to four lima beans in a wet paper towel. Create paper plate watermelons. Show students the cover of the new story, but do not share the title. Do you think it would be easier or more difficult than the enormous watermelon?
Continue to make additional observations in your Garden Journal! Show photos of how these fruits and vegetables grow. Ask students to orally describe the watermelon. Or does it sink? What does it look like Mother Hubbard decided to to? Ask students to predictwhichseeds will grow the best.
Use watermelon shaped notepads and black watermelon seed cut outs to have students match rhyming pictures. Also make number word cards and have students match each word to the correct bag. Cut out a few wavy lines at the top to make it look like a bite. Make the booklet in the shape of a watermelon piece and add the following words Substitute the original words of pie, cry, shirt, and tie with the new words and reread!
Are any the same weight? How were the two stories alike? Here are some ideas to get you started Start by inserting toothpicks into the sides of a potato and then placing the potato halfway into a jar of water.
What is growing in the garden this time? Introduce the title, author, and illustrator of the new story. Cut white paper plates in half.
Let students act out The Enormous Watermelon by pretending to be the nursery rhyme characters from the story. Continue to keep a record of growth and other observations about the garden in the Garden Journal.
Introduce the title, author, and illustrator. How many eyes does it have? Bring in a real watermelon pie for students to taste! Take a picture walk to see who helps this time the characters and how they are able to get the enormous turnip from the ground. Count each seed into groups of ten and then count by tens to one hundred!This Enormous Turnip themed bundle contains a variety of different activities that will keep your students engaged and focused while learning about the Enormous Turnip within your learning environment.
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After reading The Enormous Turnip with your little ones and completing some of the activity pages below, choose one or more of these activities to bring the story to. The Enormous Watermelon by Brenda Parkes, The Enormous Turnip by Kathy Parkinson, The Enormous Potato by Aubrey Davis, The Enormous Carrot by Vladimir Vagin and Jack and the Beanstalk by Richard Walker.
These lessons would be best if the activities could be spread out over several weeks.Download