STEM Literature: THOSE DARN SQUIRRELS (K-2nd grade)
This literature-based residency centers on the notable children's picture book, THOSE DARN SQUIRRELS, and is filled with hands-on and participatory experiences that reflect those themes found in the book. Teachers help choose the experiences that are used.
Standards & indicators addressed include the engineer's 6-step design process, measurement, comparing/describing properties, prediction & testing, observation, inference, creative problem-solving.
THOSE DARN SQUIRRELS
THOSE DARN SQUIRRELS FLY SOUTH
by Adam Rubin
Appropriate for ages: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
Educated as a children’s librarian, Amy has over 35 years of joyful experience in storytelling, puppetry and programs sharing literature with children. Amy is a founding member of the duo “Once Upon a Puppet,” and a Wolf Trap/Baby Artsplay artist.
Amy presented at our Cuddle Up and Read family event. She did a great job of interacting with the audience and her story selection was perfect.
C. Hockett, Stanley Elementary, Wichita
I would definitely recommend this to a colleague. Ms Wolfe worked very well with the students. She is a very patient person. The students loved the presentation and asked if we can have her come back again.
M. Foster, L’Ouverture Career Explorations and Technology Magnet, Wichita