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Bulls
Submitted by: Victor Schill, Fairbanks
Audience
• Pre-school
Books
Stella's Bull by:Arrington, Frances
Mary Wilson hears tales of a fearsome bull and blows the stories up in her mind until she finally meets the bull face to face.
The Story of Ferdinand by:Leaf, Munro
Ferdinand is a bull unlike others; instead of fighting, he prefers smelling flowers.
Bill in a China Shop by:Weaver, Katie McAllaster
After Bill the bull accidentally destroys much of the contents of a china shop, three old ladies help him acquire the teacup he had hoped to buy.
Songs
I never saw a Purple Cow,
I never hope to see one;
But I can tell you, anyhow,
I'd rather see than be one.
Poem by: Mr. Burgess "The Purple Cow and Other Nonsense"
(http://www.preschooleducation.comcfarm.shtml

(try substituting "bull" for "cow" in the poem)
Craft
Bull toilet paper roll craft. Instructions
available at:
http://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mbull.html
Other
"Purple Cow" Drink: (or change to "Purple Bull")

For each child you will need 2 oz. of grape juice,
2 oz. of lemon-lime soda, and about 1/4 c. vanilla ice cream.
Put about 1 c. of grape juice and 1 c. of ice cream in blender at a time and blend for 15 seconds or less. Fill small paper cups about half full of this mixture, then add the soda and serve.
http://www.preschooleducation.com/cfarm.shtml
Notes
End the story time with "Bill in a China Shop" book, and then have a tea time using the "Purple Cow" drink.