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Itsy Bitsy Spider Illustrations

Grab some paper and crayons and sketch the beginning, middle, and ending events in a familiar song like “Itsy Bitsy Spider.”

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Extending this activity

  • -Many other nursery rhymes lend themselves for creating simple illustrations like “Little Miss Muffet” or “Hickory, Dickory Dock”.

    -Use the terms beginning, middle, and end as you review the activities of your day. For example, "What did we do at the beginning of our time at the park?" Then, "what happened in the middle?" Finally, "what happened at the end of our time at the park?"

Adjust for an older child

Older children can assume the majority of the responsibility for illustrating.

Adjust for a younger child

Younger children will benefit from watching you model the activity as you draw the pictures.

What is being taught through this activity

  • Foundational Literacy/Math Skills: Reading and Understanding Books

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