If You Give a Mouse a Cookie:


Last Thursday was Laura Numeroff’s birthday, and I thought it’d be fun to read her seminal book: “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.”  I did a quick Google search and found a story sequencing activity to use with the kids.


And then I saw a post over at ABC and 123 that reminded me of an activity they’d done over at Superheroes and Princesses, so I went there only to be reminded that she was given the idea from a post over at Almost Unschoolers.  Wow, what a chain of links…….  each one leads to more great ideas.


jello stickers

So, I printed out the sequencing activity I found, and while the kids were making their own cards to make into stickers I very quickly painted the back and waited for them to dry.


Amusingly enough only Princess was willing to try and make stickers.   The boys outright refused.


jello stickers


Then while I read the story they quite happily licked their stickers and put them on in order.


There was a bit of grumbling from the boys at first, but eventually they got into it as well.


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As you can see eventually they all thought it was a fun project.  Even if they had to be convinced of it……


The boys now have a whole list of flavors they want to try.

I already have a whole slew of books to try this with in mind…….  So much fun to try!

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