Story Time

Eating with a Twist
Submitted by: Christine Turner, Atascocita
Audience
• Pre-school • Schoolage
Books
Drat that fat cat! by:Pat Thomson
A fat cat in search of food eats up everything he meets until he swallows a bee.
The giant jam sandwich by:John Vernon Lord
The town creates a huge jam sandwich to solve their pesky problem.
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by:Judi Barrett
Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.
Bark, George. by:Jules Feiffer
A mother dog tries to teach her pup how to bark, and is surprised at why he wasn't learning.
Anansi and the talking melon by:Eric A. Kimmel
A clever spider tricks Elephant and some other animals into thinking the melon in which he is hiding can talk.
The wide-mouthed frog : a pop-up book by:Keith Faulkner
A wide-mouthed frog is interested in what other animals eat--until he meets a creature that eats only wide-mouthed frogs!
Mother Mother I feel sick, send for the doctor, quick quick quick by:Remy Charlip
An extraordinary stomachache is cured when a doctor removes a large number of strange objects from the victim's stomach. Includes instructions for performing the story as a shadow play.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by:Simms Taback
Presents the traditional version of a famous American folk poem first heard in the U.S. in the 1940's with illustrations on die-cut pages that reveal all that the old lady swallows.
(Caldecott Honor Book)
Songs
Craft
Potato Face
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/stpatrick/potatohead/

NOTE: I like to use real potatos and let the children decorate them with pipe cleaners and other fun items.
Other
Pretend soup and other real recipes : a cookbook for preschoolers & up
by; Katzen, Mollie

This is one of my favorite cookbooks for young children.