Gobble Gobble Mr. Wobble
This humorous story begins when Wobble the turkey is invited to Thanksgiving dinner with the farmer’s family! Wobble is thrilled to have the honor of joining the family at the dinner table. His friends are sure that Wobble doesn’t quite understand what the invitation means. When the big day comes, they try to lure him away from the farm to save his life. Your students will not be expecting what happens when Mr. Wobble goes into the house for dinner. Neither will you!
Thanksgiving at the Tappletons’
On Thanksgiving Day, Mrs. Tappleton’s turkey slipped right out of her hands into the yard, into the street, and into the pond. Then, it was one unfortunate event after another until they had no Thanksgiving dinner to eat. But don’t worry, they had some lovely sandwiches and were thankful to have each other. This oldy but goody is the perfect book for talking about gratitude.
When a baby crow falls from its nest, a lonely scarecrow picks it up and gently tucks it into his overalls. But when the crow grows up and flies away, the scarecrow is alone once again. Through the seasons, the broken-hearted scarecrow stands in the field. When the crow returns the following spring, it has a nice surprise for the scarecrow.
Leif and the Fall
Leif is a worried leaf. Why? He is afraid to fall. He comes up with several plans to ease the fall. First, he builds a net with twigs, but the holes in the net are too big. He knew he would fall right through, so he just tosses it to the ground. Every plan he comes up with has a problem and gets tossed to the ground. When the wind begins to blow and Leif begins to fall, what will happen to him?
Otis and the Scarecrow
Otis and the Scarecrow is a great book for teaching empathy. Otis is a friendly tractor who wants to welcome a scarecrow to the farm, but the scarecrow just stands there no matter what. Otis finally decides to sit silently by the scarecrow and keep him company. Sometimes that’s all we need…someone who cares.
The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
Story Time with Andy has a read-aloud and draw along video for this book.