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Trucks
Submitted by: Gwendolyn, Barbara Bush
Audience
• Pre-school
Books
I Stink by:McMullan, Kate
A big city garbage truck makes its rounds, consuming everything from apple cores and banana peels to leftover ziti with zucchini.
Monster Trucks! by:Todd, Mark
Illustrations and easy-to-read text depict a wide variety of trucks, including bulldozers, eighteen-wheelers, garbage trucks, and fire trucks.
Trashy Town by:Zimmerman, Andrea
Little by little, can by can, Mr. Gillie, the trash man, cleans up his town.
Dig Dig Digging by:Mayo, Margaret
Simple rhymes introduce various large vehicles, such as dump trucks, fire engines, and tractors, and describe the work that they do.
Songs
The Wheels on the Bus
The wheels on the bus go round and round,
round and round,
round and round.
The wheels on the bus go round and round,
all through the town.

The baby on the bus says "Wah, wah, wah;
Wah, wah, wah;
Wah, wah, wah".
The baby on the bus says "Wah, wah, wah",
all through the town.

The mommy on the bus says "Shush, shush, shush;
Shush, shush, shush;
Shush, shush, shush."
The mommy on the bus says "Shush, shush, shush"
all through the town.

The daddy on the bus says ?I love you;
I love you;
I love you.
The daddy on the bus says ?I love you;
all through the town.

The Driver on the bus says "Move on back,
move on back, move on back;"
The Driver on the bus says "Move on back",
all through the town.

The horn on the bus goes Beep, beep, beep;
Beep, beep, beep;
Beep, beep, beep.
The horn on the bus goes Beep, beep, beep,
all through the town..

The wipers on the bus go Swish, swish, swish;
Swish, swish, swish;
Swish, swish, swish.
The wipers on the bus go Swish, swish, swish,
all through the town.
Craft
Terrific Trucks: Dump trucks with moving dumpers

This is a really cute and easy craft. I had volunteers cut out the trucks and dumpers beforehand, and the children just assembled, glued, and decorated their trucks. We glued the wheels on rather than used brads.


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