Today we read stories about the beautiful swan- first as an ugly duckling, and then as an aspiring prima ballerina.
“Storytime: First Tales for Sharing” by Stella Blackstone (I used the story “The Ugly Duckling”)
“Honk!” by Pamela Duncan Edwards
I also used a glove finger puppet to sing the song “Five Little Ducks”. Here are the lyrics: Five little ducks went out to play Over the hills and far away Mother Duck said “Quack, quack, quack!” But only four little ducks came back. Repeat with 4,3,2,1…
Our craft was an easy paper plate project that even 2 year olds could do. It requires a paper plate, feathers, scissors,
glue stick, and a googly eye (optional). Here is my sample: