The Great Shake Out!
April 17, 2012 at 10:15 a.m.
An Awesome Earthquake Prep Laptime for our Littlest Library Kids by Dalliene
Are you ready?
Get set . . .
The Three Little Pigs
Any version / Teach the kids to Drop, Cover, and Hold On each time a house gets blown in by the big bad wolf.
Shake My Sillies Out by Raffi
Dance it up and shake shake shake just like an earthquake
I Read Signs by Tana Hoban
Show kids what an EXIT sign is and to look for it in an emergency
So Say the Little Monkeys by Nancy Van Laan
An Indian folktale from Brazil about some little monkeys left without a home. The book's message: Don't put off for tomorrow what you can do today.
Use Rhythm Sticks to get a thundering and a shaking and verily quaking beat going.
Tana Hoban's Over Under and Through
Over Under by Marthe Jocelyn
Aesop's Fables / The Grasshopper and the Ants
Peanut's Emergency by Cristina Salat
Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann
Earthquakes--Fiction Picture Books:
The Great Shaking : An Account of the Earthquakes of 1811 and 1812 by Jo Carson
Earth Shook: A Persian Tale by Donna Jo Napoli