Story Time

Tigers
Submitted by: Karen Lagarde, Barbara Bush
Audience
• Pre-school
Books
Who is the Beast? by:Baker, Keith
When a tiger suspects he is the beast the jungle animals are fleeing from, he returns to them and points out their similarities.
Leo the late Bloomer by:Kraus, Robert
Leo, a young tiger, finally blooms under the watchful eyes of his parents.
Tigress by:Dowson, Nick
Mother tigress raise two cubs and teaches them all they need to know until they are ready to be self sufficient.
I don't want to go to bed! by:Sykes, Julie
A little tiger hates to go to bed so he scampers away to visit his friends.
Close your eyes by:Banks, Kate
Mother tiger convinces little tiger to sleep by telling him about all the things he can dream.
One day in the Jungle by:West, Colin
Starting with a butterfly, each successive animal sneezes louder until the elephant blows away the jungle.
Songs
Craft
Precut Ellison Tiger Kite die cuts. Have children draw their own tiger faces on their kites. Go to Ellison's website for Tiger Kite making instuctions. http://www.ellison.com/creativeideas/?p=detail&idea=2920
Notes
While reading One day in the jungle by Colin West encourage the children to "sneeze" with you. After reading Close your eyes by Kate Banks ask the children to close their and imagine something they love or something they like to do.