November 19

OJCS Storytime – Time to Hibernate! (I wish!)

Today we learn about animals in Winter and hibernation!

We read:

-Animals in Winter by Stephane Poulin

-Animals that Sleep in Winter by Gwynne Vevers, illustrated by Colin Threadgall

-Kitten’s WInter by Eugenie Fernandes

-Bear Snores on by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman

Activity 1: Hibernation Worksheet

Cut out the animals and match them to their Winter homes!

Activity 2: Hibernation Day

This is a special day where the class comes to school in their PJs, decides what kind of animal they want to be for the activity, and creates a special place using class materials that would accurately match how and where their animal hibernates.  So we don’t have a real cave, but a desk with a blanket overtop could turn into a cave.  We don’t have a burrow, but we could make a burrow by piling soft materials into a corner, pretending to dig down, and snuggling in!