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Index
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RULES FOR MONITORS

Compulsory instructions

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MY GROUP

Description of my students characteristics

Timetable distribution of Activities

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Week 1

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Week II

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STORYTELLING

The Rainbow Fish

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- English Learning extension

The Giving Tree

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- English Learning extension

The Cat in the Hat

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- English Learning extension

Where the Wild Things Are?


- English Learning extension

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SONGS

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Fish -Theme Related

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Tree -Theme Related

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Cat -Theme Related

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Monster -Theme Related

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ART CRAFT ACTIVITY


The Rainbow Fish:
Hanging Japanese Koi Fish

47

Sea World Straw

51

Hanging CD Fish

55

Summer Fish Bag

57

Confetti Rainbow Kite

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The Giving Tree:


Origami Planting Pots

65

Leaf Crown

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Apple Tree Pencil Holder

73

Picture Frame

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The Cat in the Hat:


Lets Wear a Hat just like the Cat

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No Sew Black Cat

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Cat in the Hat Pencil Head

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Strike a pose Cat

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Where the Wild Things Are?


Monster Feet

104

Monster Masks

107

Paper canoes

109

Monsterly Keep Box

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SANCK ACTIVITY
The Rainbow Fish:

120

Sea World Sandwich

The Giving Tree:


122

My Beautiful Tree

The Cat in the Hat:


124

Fruit Skewers

Where the Wild Things Are?


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Yummy Monster

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FRIDAY OPTIONAL CHOICE

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Rainbow Fish Play

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The Giving Tree Play

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The Cat in the Hat Play

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Where the Wild Things Are? Play

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Where the Wild Things Are? Dance

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MATERIAL RESOURCES
SONGS ACTIVITY

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STORYTELLING ACTIVITY

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ART CRAFTS ACTIVITY

144

SNACK ACTIVITY

147

CAMP EVALUATION

149

General Operation of the Camp


EVALUATION: GENERAL OPERATION OF THE CAMP

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EVALUATION: DEVELOPMENT OF ACTIVITIES

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EVALUATION: USER OPINION

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RULES FOR MONITORS


1.

Remember that punctuality is essential, both on arrival and departure.

2.

You should warn in advance if you foresee any change in your personal
calendar.

3.

The mobile phone is a communication tool with your coordinator. Use the Activas
lanyard to carry it at all times.

4.

You must immediately report any incident to your coordinator,

5.

It is necessary that you plan ahead the activities, be sure you have the necessary
materials on time and everything will be ready.

6.

The facilities must be left clean and tidy after each day.

7.

Make sure all children finish their work and take their work home.

8.

Remember to check and keep up to date medical records.

9.

The day camp is very long, so everyone should take their lunch at midmorning.

10. In order to prevent children losing a garment, you have to establish rules of order
when they are changing clothes.
11. It is important to quickly become familiar with the person picking up each child.
In no case the child will be given to another family member or other person
without prior authorization. Nor is it possible for children to go home alone. If
you have any questions, contact your coordinator.
12. For ensuring a smooth functioning of the camp is essential mutual respect with
parents, children / and center staff.
13. Do not forget that the camp is outdoors, with lots of movement and activities
going on so hydration and sunscreen are a must for everyone.
14. Remember that this is a ludic activity, designed for all you to have fun.

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TIME TABLE DISTRIBUTION OF ACTIVITIES


WEEK I

The Rainbow Fish


DAY
TIME

Monday

09,00
09,30
09,30
10,15
10,15
11,00

Tuesday

The Giving Tree


Wednesday

Thursday

Optional
Choice
Friday

MORNING WELCOMING / STORY SONG


STORY
TELLING

STORY
CRAFT

STORY
TELLING

STORY
CRAFT

ENGLISH
COOKING
ENGLISH
COOKING
ACTIVITY WORKSHOP ACTIVITY STORY WORKSHOP
STORY
EXTENSION
EXTENSION

11,00
11,30

COSTUME
CRAFT
REHEARSAL
ACTIVITY

RECESS / LUNCH

11,30
12,00

STORY CRAFT

12,00
13,30

AQUATIC POOL GAMES

13,30
14,00

AFTERNOON FAREWELL/STORY SONG

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WEEK II
The Cat in the Hat
DAY
TIME

Monday

09,00
09,30
09,30
10,15
10,15
11,00

Tuesday

Where the Wild


things Are
Wednesday

Thursday

Optional
Choice
Friday

MORNING WELCOMING / STORY SONG


STORY
TELLING

STORY
CRAFT

STORY
TELLING

ENGLISH
COOKING
ACTIVITY WORKSHOP
STORY
EXTENSION

11,00
11,30

STORY
CRAFT

ENGLISH
COOKING
ACTIVITY
WORKSHOP
STORY
EXTENSION

COSTUME
CRAFT
REHEARSAL
ACTIVITY

RECESS / LUNCH

11,30
12,00

STORY CRAFT

12,00
13,30

AQUATIC POOL GAMES

13,30
14,00

AFTERNOON FAREWELL/STORY SONG

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STORYTELLING
Our intention in this first summer session theme is to explore the wonderful literature for
children. We have chosen four endearing stories, which will help us learn some moral
values, encourage creative minds and most of all practice English skills at all levels.
The idea is two designate two days to each story. The teacher reads the story on the first
day and from this starting point we work on music, art craft, cooking and theatrical
activities.
The last Friday of each week the teacher has the alternative to work on a play or a
musical dance or simply complete the week with more art crafts and reviewing aspects of
the story.

The Rainbow Fish

STORY

Author: Marcus Pfister

Place: Indoors, in a quiet place.

Activity: Listening English storytelling

Grade Level: All ages.

Duration: 45

Supplies:
- Printed book copy
- Activity printouts
- Web online links:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lQZQNQxscs&sns=em

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http://www.storylineonline.net/the-rainbow-fish/
Technology resources: Lap top: with internet access, white board if story is read online.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
Students will be able to summarize story details and relate them to the character trait of
generosity.
Book summary:
Rainbow Fish has sparkly silver scales and is the most beautiful fish in the ocean. Even
though Rainbow Fish is beautiful, Rainbow Fish has no friends and feels sad. All of the
other fish want to be beautiful like Rainbow Fish but when they ask him to share his
scales, the Rainbow Fish refuses. Rainbow goes out for advice to the wise octopus. The
Rainbow Fish follows the advice from the octopus and starts sharing his scales. At the
beginning he had a funny feeling inside him, but afterwards he felt happy! As he
discovered the feeling of happiness and secret of friendship.
Moral of the story: Sometimes, though, being too proud of outside beauty can blind a
fish, or a child (or even, heaven forbid, a parent) to the beauty people hold inside
BEFORE READING:
- Ask students if they like fish as pets? Has anybody have one?
- Have students describe a fish?
- Ask students if they "Have you ever had something you had to give away?"
Encourage students to share experiences.
- Tell students that you are going to read a book about someone who had
something that others wanted. Show students the cover of the book and discuss.
- Go over the importance of friendship with the children, and make a list on the
board of qualities that friends have or should have.
- Read the first page description of the Rainbow Fish. Continue reading, showing
students pictures, through starfish telling Rainbow to go see the octopus.
AFTER READING ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS:
- Engage the children in a discussion about the story.
- The teacher may prompt questions like:
- Ask students to say something about the book they liked
- What was the story about?
- Who were the main characters in this story?
- How did the Rainbow Fish feel when he had no friends?
- What did the Rainbow Fish do to get friends?

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- Discuss real life application (generosity).


- Discuss with students the meanings of friendship, ask students to describe or
tell who is his or her best friend.
- Students should be able to describe characters from a story.
- Explain cause and effect situations in a story.
- Make simple predictions about events in a story.
ENGLISH LEARNING EXTENSION:
The teacher may choose at choice the art project to begin with but a good starting
extension can be going through some book vocabulary like some parts of a fish's body.
The teacher can hand out a basic fish template and have children draw as he or she
explains the English word for the corresponding fish body parts.
Preschool level:
Review simple vocabulary word. Find attached printable simple vocabulary flashcards
Primary level:
Students draw a fish as the teacher calls out the fish parts.
VOCABULARY: gills, scales, eyes, tails, fins and mouths, octopus, friendship, water,
swim.

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PESCHOOL FLASH CARDS:

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PRINTOUT: VOCABULARY
ACTIVITY
FISH BODY PARTS

My name is:

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STORY

The Giving Tree


Author: Shel Silverstein

Place: Indoors, in a quiet place.

Activity: Listening English storytelling.

Grade Level: All ages.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Supplies:
- Printed book copy
- Activity printouts
- Web online links:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMlU7wVj_PY&sns=em
Technology resources: Laptop; with internet access, white board if story is read online.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
Students will be able to summarize story details and relate them to the character trait of
generosity.
Book summary:
The author gives the attribute of loving and caring to the tree in the story. His opening
sentence, "Once there was a tree and she loved the little boy" immediately denotes
gender and emotion. The story goes on to tell of the unconditional love the tree shows
to the boy.
The Giving Tree is a story about a very special tree who loves a boy more than anything
else in the world. When the boy is young, the tree gives the boy her branches to play
with and her trunk to climb. The boy visits the tree every day. As the boy grows older,
he no longer comes to play in the trees shade. Instead, he comes and asks the tree to
give him things that he wants. He thinks that the things that he wants will make him
happy.
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Because the tree loves the boy and wants him to be happy, the tree gives him what he
wants. Soon, the boy grows older and learns a very important lesson.
Moral of story: unconditional love and generosity.
BEFORE READING:
- Ask students if they like fish as pets? Has anybody had one?
- Have students describe a tree?
- Ask students if they "Have something made out of wood at home?"
- Tell students that you are going to read a book about a generous tree who gave
everything it had to a boy who loved. Show students the cover of the book and
discuss.
- Show the book cover. It is a simple book to understand and read. Images are
simple and self explanatory, but filled with emotion. So its recommended to spend
time on each page with the simple words and drawings. There are happy days and
days of sadness, and yet each page shows a form of love.
- As you read the story, invite the older children to think of what may come next. Let
them give their thoughts.
TEACHER TIP: The quotes on the pages show speaking parts, so this is a cue to use
different speaking voices.
AFTER READING ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS:
- Engage the children in a discussion about the story.
- The teacher may prompt questions like:
- Ask students to say something about the book they liked
- What was the story about?
- Who were the main characters in this story?
- Which was happier, the boy or the tree?
- What is unconditional love? This may be difficult to explain to the children so
use the simplest form you can. It is a loving person without limitations, no
matter what they do.
- How did the boy treat the tree? How did the tree respond to the boy? How do
families show unconditional love?
- What is forgiveness? How did the tree show it?

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ENGLISH LEARNING EXTENSION:


As the theme for todays session and tomorrow will be related to the book is good for
the group to have the basic story word vocabulary reviewed. As always said who know
best the group is the assigned teacher. She or he may choose the first extension activity
to follow the story. We suggest if the children group are 3-5 year olds a warm up start
can be to draw a tree on a plain sheet of paper with their name so it can be hung in
the classroom wall. For older child's teacher can hand out a quick basic vocabulary
worksheet. Two simple options are included for printing depending on the primary
group level.
VOCABULARY: tree, green, stem, leaves, leaf, give, branch,

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PRIMARY LEVEL OPTION 1

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PRIMARY LEVEL OPTION 2

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STORY

The Cat in the Hat


By Dr. Seuss

Place: Indoors, in a quiet place.

Activity: Listening storytelling.

Grade Level: All ages.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Supplies:
- Printed book copy
- Activity printouts
- Web online book links: http://youtu.be/15gyOmk-5qg
Technology resources: Laptop: with internet access, white board if story is read online.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
Students will be able to summarize story details and relate them real life actions and
situations. Reviewing easy English rhyming words.
Book summary:
Sally and her older brother are home alone after their mother leaves them for a bit. The
children are bored because it's raining out, and they end up doing nothing but sit and
stare out the window. The Cat in the Hat enters, performing "tricks" to amuse the kids
and persuade them to have fun. The "tricks" escalate into more daring and dangerous
stunts, creating a large mess. All the while, the goldfish is warning the children that
their mother will return and they will be in trouble. Things get even more out of control
when the Cat in the Hat brings Thing 1 and Thing 2 into the picture, creating an even
bigger mess. However, shortly before the mother arrives, the older brother stands up to
the Cat in the Hat and forces him to clean up the mess that he's made. The Cat in the
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Hat, with the help of Thing 1, Thing


2 and some peculiar machines, manages to clean the house before the mother returns
home, and the children escape punishment.
BEFORE READING:
Ask students if they have you ever been left at home alone? Why or why not?
What would you do if a stranger came to your home and you were all alone?
In The Cat in the Hat, the children were told not to have a guest when their
mother was not home.
Discuss rules that the students have at their house. 6.) Have them write a list of
rules they must follow at home.
Discuss times when it took lots of courage for you to say something to your
parents.
If some students have been left alone? Ask them what do they do? Are they
afraid? Do they get bored?
- Tell students that you are going to read a book about a silly Cat.
- Explain to kids that the author of this book was famous for using a silly cat in all
of his stories.
- He also liked using short words that rhyme.
TIP: Have the children listen the story first, and then have them each take turns reading
the story to you.
READING THE BOOK:
The book is a simple rhyme sequence story. It is simple, but it can be confusing for ESL
students, the reason why we recommend first to read the story repeating the rhyming
words explaining them if necessary, then have students chorale with you and why not
have each take turns reading parts of the story to you.
AFTER READING ACTIVITIES:
Cat tricks: Refer to attached print out.

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ENGLISH LEARNING EXTENSION:


Preschool level:
Show the attached various pictures of hats and place them around the room.
Discuss each hat and when or where you might wear the hat.
Have children explain the hat in the book. What color was it, what shape was it,
how big was it? Now have the children draw their very own one of a kind hat. Tell
the children to be creative. The Cat from the book wore a very unique hat, have
the students create their hats as to fit their personality!
Have children draw as many things they can that start with the letter C.
Primary level:
- Engage the children in a discussion about the story. The teacher may
questions like:

prompt

- Ask students to say something about the book they liked


- What was the story about?
- Who were the main characters in this story?
- How did the children feel when the cat arrived?
- What did the cat do?
- Discuss if what can happen if you let strangers in your home when you are alone.
- Ask the children to name a few rhyming words, they can remember from the book.
- Get ready to play a quick rhyming match game. Students have to match the correct
hat to cat! ( Find attached game cards)
Have students write down as many things they can that start with the letter C. In a
competition type of game.

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CAT TRICKS:

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PRESCHOOL LEVEL : HAT IMAGES

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PRIMARY LEVEL: RHYMING CARD MATCH GAME

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STORY

Where the Wild Things Are


Author: Maurice Sendak

Place: Indoors, in a quiet place.

Activity: Listening English storytelling

Grade Level: All ages.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Supplies:
- Printed book copy
- Activity printouts
- Web online links:
Technology resources: Laptop: with internet access, white board if story is read online.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
Students will be able to summarize story details and relate them to the character trait of
generosity.
Book summary:
The plot of the book is based on the fantasy (and real) consequences of a little boy's
mischief. One night Max dresses up in his wolf suit and does all kinds of things he
shouldn't, like chasing the dog with a fork. His mother scolds him and calls him a "WILD
THING!" Max is so mad he shouts back, "I'LL EAT YOU UP!" As a result, his mother sends
him to his bedroom without any supper.
Max's imagination transforms his bedroom into an extraordinary setting, with a forest
and an ocean and a little boat that Max sails in until he comes to a land full of "wild
things." Although they look and sound very fierce, Max is able to tame them with a
single glance.
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They all realize Max is "..The most wild thing of all" and make him their king. Max and
the wild things have a fun time creating a rumpus until Max begins to want to be
"where someone loved him best of all." Max's fantasy ends when he smells his dinner.
Despite the wild things' protests, Max sails back to his own room where he finds his
supper waiting for him.
The Book's Appeal
This is a particularly appealing story because Max is in conflict with both his mother and
his own anger. Despite the fact that he is still angry when he is sent to his room, Max
does not continue his mischief. Instead, he gives free rein to his angry emotions
through his fantasy, and then, comes to a decision that he will no longer let his anger
separate him from those whom he loves and who love him.
Max is an engaging character. His actions, from chasing the dog to talking back to his
mother are realistic. His emotions are also realistic. It's quite common for children to get
angry and fantasize about what they could do if they ruled the world and then calm
down and consider the consequences.
BEFORE READING:
Before you begin reading, show students the book cover and read them the title and
author. Ask them what they think the book will be about based on the title and the
cover picture. They will probably focus on the monster in the picture, and they may
notice that the monster has human-looking feet. Encourage them to look at the rest of
the cover, especially the surrounding trees and the boat.
Then tell students that the book is about a little boy who used his imagination to do
something similar.
-

Ask them whether the setting of the book seems like a real place or an imaginary
place, and have them support their responses.

Ask students if monsters real or make-believe?

- Have students describe a monster?


- If they are afraid of them? Has anybody seen one?
- Ask students if they "Have ever been punished in their room?" What they do in their
room?
- Ask students to discuss if there was ever a time when they were sad, and used their
imaginations to pretend that they were somewhere else. Encourage students to
share their experiences.
- Tell students that you are going to read a book about a little boy who misbehaved
for answering back to his mother. Show students the cover of the book and discuss.

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Read through the book, making sure to leave enough time for the students to
examine the detailed pictures on each page. As you read, periodically encourage
students to make predictions about the text.
AFTER READING ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS:
Display the book cover. Ask if the book will be about something real or a make-believe
story.
Engage the children in a discussion about the story. The teacher may prompt questions
like:
- Ask students to say something about the book they liked
- What was the story about?
- Who were the main characters in this story?
- How did Max feel when he was gone?
- What did Max do with the monsters?
-

Is imagination good to have?


Should we be kind to animals (Max chased the dog with a fork).
Should we talk back to our parents?
Do we accept the consequences of our actions?
Is it ok to be angry, sad, and scared, as well as happy?

CONNECT TO REAL LIFE


After you have finished reading, ask students basic questions about the book. For
example, make sure they understand what the word mischief means, as well as what
type of mischief Max did. Discuss with them how Maxs mother reacted to the
mischief, and how this made Max feel. Then let students describe the wild land that
Max visited, and ask them to identify what Max did there to the monsters.
Make sure that students understand that Max sent the monsters to bed without any
dinner just like his mother sent him to bed without any dinner. Remind them how Max
dealt with the monsters. Ask them why they think that Max gave the monsters the same
punishment that his mother gave him. Then have them draw connections between this
idea and their own lives.
ENGLISH EXTENSION ACTIVITIES:
The teacher may choose at choice the art project to begin with but a good starting
extension can be going through some words in the book in order to practice English
vocabulary.
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Preschool level:
We are going to work on figure description by playing a small shadow matching game
recognition.
Instructions:
The teacher will print out shadow templates for each student and print out various sets
of monster cards which will be left in the center of the table facing down. Students have
to pair up each monster with its shadow. Who pairs them up wins.
VOCABULARY:
Monster, wild, scary, sad, mean, jump, hairy.

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PRESCHOOL PRINT OUT SHADOW MATCHING CARDS

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PRESCHOOL PRINT OUT :SHADOW MATCHING TEMPLATE

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Primary level:
Before reviewing vocabulary students may play a quick trivia game.
Instructions:
Where The Wild Things Are Trivia Game
This is Jeopardy- like game. First we print all pages and cut out the question cards and
tally recording cards. You can leave the question cards as one sheet to save time on
sorting them if the students are playing this independently.
The students use the game board to take turns choosing a subject and amount. If they
get the question right, they get the points. If they dont get it right, they dont get any
points. The students must record their answers on the tally cards using tally marks to
determine who has the most points. They can use a marker to X out the boxes they
have completed most points. They can use a dry marker to X out the boxes they have
completed.
VOCABULARY: private, supper, terrible, mischief, tamed, tumbled, gnashed, wild
rumpus, vines.

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PRIMARY: QUICK TRIVIA GAME

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SONGS
After reading our story and working on the English extension activities. We can enjoy
listening to some music related to the story. Some lyrics do not offer audio material
reason why simple melodic music is presented in order to chant or accompany the
singing.

LYRICS

FISH THEME RELATED


I'm a Little Fish

Preschool
Age (3-5 year)

(To the tune of I'm a Little


Teapot)

I'm a little fish, I like to swim


(Put hands in prayer position facing away from you.. Wiggle
them back and forth like a fish swimming through the water.)
They're the fish
You can't catch me, 'cause I have fins
(Shake finger back and forth "no no no")
When I swim past my friends, I hear them say
(Put hand to ear like you're listening)
Stop your swimming and come and play!
(Make a STOP gesture with hand and then jump up in the
air.

Primary
Age (7-8 year)
Age (9-12 year)

Rainbow Fish
(Tune: Frere Jacques)

Rainbow fish, rainbow fish,


In the sea, in the sea.
A-splishing and a-splashing,
A-splishing and a-splashing,
Look at me,
Look at me!

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LYRICS

TREE THEME RELATED

Preschool
Age (3-5 year)

God Made Trees


Trees are lovely, yes they are,
They are made of leaves and bark.
They are big and they are tall,
And they make me feel so small.
Yes, trees are lovely,
Yes, trees are lovely.
Yes, trees are lovely;
And God has made them all.

Time To Plant A Tree Song

Primary
Age (7-8 year)
Age (9-12 year)

Ive only got a minute or two


To sing to you
I look around ,its plain to see
So much work to do
I guess its time to plant a tree or two
The colour of the world has changed
And Im feeling blue
Everything is turning grey
What am I going to do
I guess its time to plant a tree or two
Did you know a tree cleans the air
A tree can grow almost anywhere
Some can grow to a hundred and four
So please dont destroy them anymore
I guess its time to plant a tree or two
I know its time to plant a tree or two
Its all up to you.

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SONG

CAT THEME RELATED

Preschool
Age (3-5 year)

Cat In The Hat Song


Cat in the Hat Finger play
One little cat on a sunny day
Put on his hat and went out to play
Two little cats when it started getting dark
Put on their hats and went to the park.
Three little cats when the sky was blue
Put on their hats and went to the zoo.
Four little cats by the kitchen door
Put on their hats and went to the store.
Five little cats on a sunny day
Put on their hats and they all ran away.

Primary
Age (7-8 year)
Age (9-12 year)

http://youtu.be/ZLgJvqyZNjs
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SONG

MONSTER THEME RELATED

Preschool
Age (3-5 year)s

If I were a Monster a

Author Unknown

If I were a happy monster, I'd go ha, ha, ha!


If I were a sad monster, I'd go boo, hoo, hoo.
If I were a mad monster, I'd go stomp, stomp, stomp!( feet
step action)
If I were a scared monster, I'd go AAHH! AAHH! AAHH!
But I'm just me, you see, so I'll go (sound or action child's
choice)

Five Monsters

Author Unknown

Five little monsters sitting on the floor.


The [red] one said, "Let's knock on someone's door."
The [green] one said, "Let's act a little scary."
The [white] one said, "Why are we so hairy?"
The [blue] one said, "I hear a funny sound."
The [pink] one said, "There's no one else around."
Then "WHOOSH" went the wind and "EEK!" someone said.
So five little monsters ran under the bed.

Primary
Age (7-8 year)
Age (9-12 year)

The teacher may point to each child and have each child say
something and the rest perform the action.

What Do Monsters Do?

Author Unknown

What do monsters do?

They stretch and touch their toes.


What do monsters do?

They comb their purple hair.


What do monsters do?

They stick out their green tongues.


What do monsters do?

They brush their teeth with a broom.


What do monsters do?

They rub their yellow eyes.


What do monsters do?

They wiggle their orange ears.


Boy, am I glad that I'm not a monster!

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ART CRAFT ACTIVITIES


The following art activities are based on each story. Keep in mind that some crafts
might be useful to keep in the school until the end of the week, just in case they are
needed for costume purposes when representing a play or dance.
Most of the activities have been explained step by step in an easy format image style
self explanatory. In the case of younger age groups keep in mind that some teachers
assistance might be required.

The Rainbow Fish


Sea World Straw

Place: Classroom with tables and


chairs.

Activity: Art craft.

Ages: All ages.

Duration: 45 minutes

Materials:
Scotch tape
Scissors
Markers

Googly eyes
Drinking straws
Glue stick

Styrofoam trays / plates.


Yarn
Colored cardboard

Optional - construction paper to make details, like a mouth, hat, yarn legs for
hair and tails etc.

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Instructions:
1. Using a pen, draw the outline of an animal (head or entire body), I can be a
simple figure of: seahorse, fish, starfish, octopus, crab etc.

2. Cut it out.

3. For the puppet's details (like the nose, mouth, scales, etc.), either can be drawn
with a pen (or marker), or cut out of construction paper and glued on the puppet.
Googly eyes will add some fun to the figure.

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4. Scotch tape the back of the styrofoam figure to a drinking straw.

Now kids are ready to drink some water using their animated straw figure.

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Hanging CD Fish

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Activity: Art craft.

Ages: All ages.

Duration: 45 minutes

Materials:
Glue (liquid)
String
Scotch tape

Permanent Markers
Colored cardboard
Scissors

Old CDs two per fish


Craft jewels, sequins, buttons,
glitter, etc.

The kids are out of school for the summer and most likely enjoying the warm, sunny
weather. Kids love shiny stuff and much more things that shine with light. Kids will
create a shiny fish just like the Rainbow Fish out of a CD. They can hang it at home in
their room, next to the window or in the balcony.
Instructions:
1. Give each child two CDs and encourage them to draw scales on the fishs body.
Use permanent markers in an array of different colors. Kids can just draw the
scales to make whatever pattern they like, rows of different colors (stripes etc.). Let
the kids use their creativity and make each fish their own. Remember, they only
have to work on the shiny side of the CDs they need to decorate both CDs since
the fish will be hanging and both shine sides will show.

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2. Students should cut some fins, mouths and noses out of colored foam or cardboard
and glue them onto the "top" of one CD, as shown.

3. Once the fins, nose and mouth are adhered, the two CD "tops" must be glued
together to cover the ends of the foam.

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4. Glue another fin on top of the whole in the middle of the CD.

5. Next we encourage kids to glue few cut out colored paper, buttons or sequins
whatever they decide they want on the body of their own fish!

6. Students may add additional details or line some with a black permanent
marker. Finally a googly eye may be glued on each side of the CD.

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7. Poke a small hole in the fishs top fin. Loop fishing line, string or thread through
the hole and knot securely. Now, its ready to hang this shine fish wherever they
like!

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Summer Fish bag

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Activity: Art craft.

Ages: All ages.

Duration: 45 minutes

Materials:
Cardboard
Pencil
Scissors
Fabric glue

Permanent
markers
Wiggly eyes
Blue acrylic paint
3 Plastic plates

Drawstring backpack or any


light colored canvas style
backpack or white T-shirt.
Silk flower petals or pieces
of fabric any color.

Summer is here so summer themed art projects just make sense. Here is a fun tutorial
for a fish themed backpack, suitable All ages.
Instructions:
1. If the group is small the teacher may very well free hand draw with a pencil a
simple fish figure on each child's item or draw a model figure on the blackboard for
students to copy on their item. Another option may be to create fish and head,
cardboard templates for students to trace.

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2. Once finished the drawing with a pencil it needs to be retraced with permanent
marker. So in order to prevent marker colors from leaking through the fabric
students need to shift inside the canvas backpack or T-shirt a piece of cardboard.
Then they may continue coloring the fish head and fins with colored permanent
markers.
*

Notice the cardboard insert is peeking out.

3. If there are no silk petals we can have students spend some time cutting out some
scale and circle shaped pieces out of fabric. When a good amount of fabric pieces
has been cut out we may proceed to the next step.

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4. A line of fabric glue should be squeezed onto a sheet of aluminum foil or onto a
plastic paper plate for kids to use and share. We also lay a pile of flower petals, or
the fabric cutouts in the center of the working area for students to use.

5. Students should start at the bottom of the fish shape that is tail area. Pick up an
individual petal or fabrics cut out swatch and dip the pointed corner of the petal in
order to proceed gluing it to the bag or T-shirt.
* Teachers will need to supervise the application of the silk/ fabric swatches.

6. Petals or fabric might curl up a bit. The process requires patience as it should be
repeated step by step with more pieces, one at a time, until a single line of pieces
sits just above the fish tail. A second line of new pieces should be done just like the
previous line. The process should continue gradually making each line of scales
shorter until getting closer to the fishs head.
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7. As the petal scales dry, students can go ahead and add further details like a
single wiggly eye with a dot fabric glue to hold it in place. Next, kids use the tip of
their fingers to hand paint small bubbles surrounding the fish's body.

8. Students need to let dry the backpack or T-shirt, probably until next day in
order to use it or wear it then.

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FISH TEMPLATE: PRINT OUT

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Confetti Rainbow Kite

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art craft.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Duration: 45 minutes

Materials:
Scotch tape
String

Scissors
Hole punch

Clear contact paper


Multi-colored tissue paper,
Straws

Who said fish can't fly! Summer may bring us some breezy days, so will have students
make a kite and put the Rainbow fish to fly up high.
Instructions:
1. We cut a diamond shape from the contact paper, make it almost as big as
possible given the dimensions of the sheet. Make sure its symmetrical! Then, cut
a second diamond, one inch bigger all the way around than the first diamond we
have cut.

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2. Prepare the straws or barbecue skewers, if you are using straws and have a
bendy section, it needs to be cut off. We insert the straws inside each other in
order to have longer straws (will need three).

3. Once we have two sets of three straws each we place them in a cross shape,
position and (with straws we cut a small hole in the middle of the crossbar so that
they make a t). We secure them tightly with scotch tape or string. Scotch tape all
of the joints, secure the middle especially well.

4. Remove the backing from the smaller diamond clear contact paper and adhere to
the straw cross.

5. Decorate your kite with multicolored tissue paper, confetti, glitter, or any other
light material.

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6. Remove the backing from the largest diamond and then place the decorated half
of the kite on top. Fold the one inch perimeter of the larger diamond up to
enclose the kite, press and seal. Hole punch the four straw ends.

7. Make a bridle for the kite by tying a piece of string top to bottom, then side to
side.

8. Where the strings of the bridle meet, tie a very long string to be the actual kite
flying string! Roll the excess up with a piece of cardboard or a dowel to keep it
neat. Add a tail to the bottom point of the kite by attaching a four foot string and
tying strips of tissue paper around it. Youre done, now go fly a kite!

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The Giving Tree


Origami Planting Pots

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art craft.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.


Duration: 45 minutes.
Materials:
Seeds
Potting soil
Empty egg carton
Old news print
Instructions:
1. Students are each handed out a newspaper sheet, cut into 5 x 5 inch.
Newsprint or newspaper works well because it quickly absorbs water and
begins to break down, making it ideal for plant roots to grow through and for
planting into the garden.

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2. We fold the square in half so that it becomes a triangle like the above. Make
sure to match up the corners and to make a nice, sharp crease at the fold.

3. We take the point of the triangle on the right hand side and fold it so that the
point lands just a bit above the middle of the opposite side of the triangle, as in
the picture above.

4. We fold the point of the triangle on the left side across to the right. The point
should land at the top of the fold that you made in the previous step.

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5. Both top flaps of the triangle should be fold down toward the flat bottom of the
pot. This will allow us to open up the pot to fill it.

6. Once open the pot will look like a paper cup. Now we can proceed to fill it
with potting soil and seeds.

a.

7. Once the pots have been filled with soil, place them in an empty egg carton
and make a small sign with some ice cream sticks.

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8. Students should make sure to water their pots regularly every day when
arriving at the camp, as the paper can dry out more quickly than a traditional
plastic pot.

Students may take their pots at the end of the summer camp. Remember to advise
them that once seedlings have their first set of true leaves they can plant them out in
the garden. They should be able to just pop the pots directly into the ground, or if they
like, they can use their fingers to gently tear a hole in the bottom of each pot cup to
make it easier for the paper to break down around the roots.

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Leaf Crown

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art craft.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.


Duration: 45 minutes.
Materials:
Glue
Watercolor paints
Water based color
markers.
Scissors
Cardboard

Coffee filters (conical or


Stapler
Paintbrush
round)
Plastic spray bottle
Just like the boy from the story we are going to make ourselves a beautiful crown out
of tree leaves. But we do not want to take them away from our nearby trees. And
probably will be difficult for us to get to a park to collect some fallen leaves from the
floor.
Because of this will make our own leaves.
Instructions:
This craft may very well be done in 45 minute periods. First students make the leaves
and set them to dry and on the next period, students glue the leaves on the cardboard
strip to make the crown.
Leaf making:
1. We distribute coffee filters to students making sure we have lots because
students have to do at least eight leaves for their crown.

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Students have to draw a leaf shape on the coffee filters. They may be different sizes,
but not too big
Preschool level: The teacher can make a pattern/tracer for children to trace and cut
themselves. As an option, since coffee filters are a bit translucent the attached leaf
template may be printed for students to trace.
Primary level: Students should draw leaves freehand.

1. Students proceed to cut out the leaves.

2. Leaves may be colored with markers or watercolors. In either case we should make
sure to have a few sheets of newspaper underneath the leaves because they will
soak through.

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3. Because of the material and the use of water colors will bleed and run creating
beautiful shades, but thats exactly what we want. So let students use a lot of
colors and experiment. If markers are used, students can make patches of colors
rather than just using one color. When some areas are left white better for
awesome effects. When the coloring is finished it is time to spray with water.

1. After done spraying, or water coloring we should let the leaves to dry for a few
hours. Better if dry over night.

2. When the leaves are dry, veins can be added to leaves with markers. This gives
them an extra finishing touch! And they are ready to be glued to the cardboard
strip.

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Crown assembling:
- Preschool level: The teacher should cut out long strips out of cardboard.
Sometimes big cardboard pieces arent large enough so it might be necessary to
Scotch tape two pieces of cardstock together to reach the necessary length. The
average head contour measurement of a child is 46 cm. Nevertheless, some
exceptions might be for which teacher double check should with his or her
student group.
Primary level: If a teacher wants to extend a bit more this craft unit. Have
students measure their heads and calculate their appropriate size, cut their
cardboard strip and so on.
1. When the leaves have been glued to the strip and dry teacher may proceed to
wrap it around and staple it closed, to fit the size of the students head.

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Apple Tree Pencil Holder

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art craft.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Materials:
Glue
Scissors
Sharp pencil

Paper towel roll


Tissue paper: green+
Red-

Playdough: green
Acrylic paint: yellow,
red, brown.

OPTIONAL: Pointy screw driver, Glossy varnish spray


This is a surprisingly simple craft that looks great when complete! It's a helpful little
apple tree.
Instructions:
Preschool level: as poking some holes in the paper roll is difficult and dangerous in
this age group. We may skip the poking part of the tree trunk and simply proceed to
fill the bottom part of the tube with play dough. Once filled we stand it on a jar lid
and surround the external bottom part with some more play dough so it stands still. It
is a planting imitation step.

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Primary level:
1. Poke about 6 holes in the paper towel roll with a sharp pencil. (Poke one on
either side at three different levels on the tube). When you poke the holes, put
them in at a bit of an angle so in the end result the pencils don't fall out and
look like the branches of a tree. If the cartoon tube role resists the help and
assistance of the teacher will be necessary. A sharper object like (screw driver)
might be necessary to poke the holes.

2. Next if the carton tube is flexible we cut some slits on one end of it. But if the
carton tube is a hard type or hard to cut we may skip this step.

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3. Students should fill part of the tube with some play dough just enough to
provide some weight on the bottom part of the tree base.

4. With a circular object a (jar lid, paper cup, etc.) a circle is traced on a piece of
thick cardboard. The circle diameter should be bigger than the paper towel
tube roll. The circular cardboard must be Scotch taped secured to the bottom
end of the tube where the play dough is.

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5. We paint the tube with brown paint. If a more realistic look is desired students
may stripe on some yellow paint up the tube while the brown paint is still wet.
Then take the paint brush and clean and dry it. And stroke the wet brush up
the tube all the way around to blend and soften the stripes.

6. If we did cut previously some slits on the carton tube it is now time to we bend
them back to create the branches.

7. OPTIONAL:
For a glossy finishing look acrylic spray sealer, white glue may be painted on. This
gives it a nice shiny finish. Before continuing remember to let it dry.

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8. We crumpled the green tissue paper loosely. And we set the crumpled tissue
paper it on our tree. Securing it with some glue.

9. Then we paste it to our paper roll tree trunk with some glue.

10. Then we crumple some red tissue into small little balls which we will paste
randomly on our tree top. Since they are the apples.

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11. Finally the apple tree pencil holder is ready! We can now put some pencils into
the tree.

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Picture Frame

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art craft.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Materials:
Glue
Brush

Popsicle sticks
Acrylic paints: various colors

Old news print


Decoration sequins

Here is an easy picture frame craft for kids to personalize and use to display those
wonderful pictures at home.
Instructions:
Preschool level:
For little kids probably would be best to print out the instruction template for them
to use and follow along. But if the group is very young they can simply glue
together four sticks in a square shape on top of a piece of paper.
Primary group:
1. We distribute eighteen Popsicle sticks to each student.
2. First two Popsicle sticks are placed alongside, using some scotch tape to secure
them helps maintaining stability to the project as we work along.

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3. Next another pair of sticks is placed in front lateral to the first set of Popsicle
sticks.

4. Then a fifth stick which we will glue is placed in to top of the fourth popsicle
stick we had previously positioned in pairs.

5. The same gluing procedure of a sixth popsicle stick is done on the other side.
Leaving us with the following arrangement.

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6. Then on either top or bottom side, we glue a seventh popsicle stick. Which will
act as a hidden support for the photos when inserted into the frame. Because
the length exceeds the space it is necessary to break it in half.

7. We place an eighth popsicle stick in the top up the front part of the seventh
popsicle stick we have just glued. This popsicle stick has to be positioning the
inside part parallel to the down inner popsicles. The inner square area starts
reducing.

8. With the ninth popsicle stick we do the same that we did previously but this
time in one of the lateral sides.

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9. With the tenth and eleventh popsicle sticks we do the same living us with a
more reduced inner square. Leaving us with the first part of the frame
finished.

10.

We proceed building the supporting base of the frame. Will need the
remaining 7 popsicles we should have.

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11.

We place three popsicle sticks together in parallel position.

12.

We glue two popsicle sticks on top just between the first and middle stick.

13.

We follow the same procedure again gluing two popsicle sticks on top
just between the middle stick and the third popsicle stick. But a small slot
should be left between the four glued popsicle sticks. This slot acts as a rail
to slide in our frame and help support it in a standing position.

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14.

This slot acts as a rail to slide in our frame and help support it in a
standing position.

15.

We are ready to use it either (vertical or horizontal).

16.

Students may PAINT it and if desired decorate it with some beads, sequins
or stickers.

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PRESCHOOL: PRINT OUT template 1

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PRESCHOOL: PRINT OUT template 2

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Cat in the Hat


Let's Wear a Hat just like the Cat

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art Craft English phonics craft


to wear on our heads!

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Materials:
Preschool:
Red paint
Sponges
Stapler
Old T-shirt: children
Primary:
Glue
Scotch tape

White paper plates


Scissors
Scotch tape
should bring

White cardboard
Old newsprint

Stapler
Black thick marker

Red and white cardboard


Scissors

The silly Cat in the Hat wears a funny tall hat and thats more than all. In this unit,
students will have fun making their personalized hat. They will definitely review their
counting skills as well as some Englsih vocabulary, if they wish to wear their hat.

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Instructions:
Preschool level:
Since cutting long pieces at this age results tiresome we can have students at this
age do some sponge painting. They will have lots of fun not only painting, but
washing afterwards their sponges.
1. Before starting students should put sleeves up and wear their old T-shirts or
plastic bags as clothing protection so they do not stain their clothing.
Regardless of where we will be working we should cover the floor or table tops
with some old newspapers to prevent major paint stains.
2. Red paint should be placed on plastic plates for students to share and have
easy access to it. Each student gets a large white cardboard sheet to paint on.
Students have to paint some red horizontal stripes on their white cardboard
sheet. If students need some assistance teacher can make small guidelines with
pencil for students to color sponge fill in.

3. While students are painting, the teacher may cut out the middle flat center
part of the paper or plastic plates for the kids head to fit in. The whole flat
center part of the plate usually is enough size for a childs head to fit in.
4. After finishing painting, students may go wash their sponges to the sink. This
will take them a while. Enough time for the striped cardboard to air dry.
5. When the white cardboard now red striped is dry students may write their
name on it.

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6. Next students should cut slits "flaps" about 2cm long on the bottom of one of
the horizontal sides of the cardboard.

7. When finished the teacher may proceed to wrap around the students head with
the cardboard and staple it according to each students head contour size.

8. Insert the cylinder tube part through the cut out plate and fold the slit tabs
outwards under the rim of the paper plate and staple them to secure the hat as
shown.
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Our hat is ready to wear.

Primary level:
1. Older students will cut long strips lengthwise out of white cardboard about 8 cm
wide.

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2. Next students will paste strips to a red cardboard to achieve the striped look of
the cats Hat.

3. Students follow steps 2, 4 and 6 like in preschool level.


4. Students will write their names starting from an upper middle point going
downwards.
Then on each strip they should write a word in English corresponding to the letter
of their name. For example:
A: nt
N:urse
A:irplane

Heights of Hats will vary due to the authors name length.

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No-Sew Black Cat

Ages: All ages.


Activity: Art craft.
Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.
Duration: 45 minutes.
Materials:
Black yarn
Scissors
Knee-high black sock
Google eyes
Felt: pink,
Pillow stuffing or rice
white, blue
Fabric glue
Everybody wants to have a little kitten to cuddle. In this unit we are going to elaborate
a no sew baby cat out of an old sock. The color of the sock to be used may be optional.
Instructions:
1. We take a knee-high black sock and cut it about half way up. We will be using the
bottom part of the sock... but keep the other part so that you can make the ears.

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2. Then fill with stuffing filling and then tie a bow, right below the heel of the sock, as
seen in the picture.

- Primary level: will need teacher assistance on this step


3. We tie a red ribbon to make the shape of the head and at the same time to make
the red bow of the cat.

4. Once we have the head securely tide we follow the same tying procedure in order
to make the cat's ears. We pinch a bit of sock from each side and tie it with black
yarn. If it results difficult we can just pinch a bit of sock and staple it.

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Other option for making the ears instead of tying them with yarn is simply stapling
them.

5. Next we proceed to cut two slits in the bottom part of the sock. This will give six
sock strips.

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6. Once we have the slits cut we proceed to fill the body part again with some filling
or rice.

7. Once stuffed the cats body trunk, students proceed to tie tightly the strips
previously cut so that the stuffing or rice doesnt come off. Depending on the
students age and ability the remaining part of the strips can be braided or knotted
in order to achieve a cats tail.

8. Finally, students may decorate the face by pasting some googly eyes, cutting and
pasting out of colored felt a mouth and whiskers.

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We have a nice stuffed little cat to take home with us.

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Cat in the Hat Pencil Head

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art craft.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Materials:
Glue
Pencils
Black yarn

Googly eyes
Scissors
Cotton

Red narrow ribbon 1, 50 cm.


Pipe cleaners red, white, black

Instructions:
With some ability students will fold some pipe cleaners and create a fun Cat in the
Hat pencil head puppet. The first thing we do is distribute a pencil to each student.
The pencil will help us on our first step towards the elaboration of the puppet pencil
head and later on it will hold our puppet pencil heads.
For the cat:
1. We will start by doing the hat. We also distribute two pipe cleaners to each
student one red and one white. Students place the two pipe cleaners together
side by side in a parallel position and start winding them together around the
pencil.

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2. On the third turn, they should stop winding the two pipe cleaners and just
continue winding only the white pipe cleaner. While the red pipe cleaner is
straightened along the pencil. The white pipe cleaner becomes the hats brim.
Students set aside the Hat and proceed with the body.

The cat's body:


3. For the body part will need two black pipe cleaners. Students must roll them
separately into a ball shape figure.

4. Before rolling one of the pipe cleaners a small piece of black yarn should be tied
to eat by the middle part and then continue to roll it up like a ball shape. This
yarn detail is meant to act as the cats tail later on.

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5. The teacher might need to help students bending or securing the ending points
inwards the figure.
6. Then we roll a small white cotton ball, which we will insert through the red pipe
cleaner that we had left straightened coming out of the hat. To secure it, we may
put a drop of glue to it.

7. Next we take the two black pipe cleaners, now in a ball shape and do the
same we did with the cotton ball, insert them though the remaining part of the
straightened red pipe cleaner. Remember to insert last, the pipe cleaner ball that
has the yarn tied to it.

8. We cut one black pipe cleaner into four pieces we introduce it through the middle
black ball of our puppet as the cats arm. (One pipe cleaner can serve for four
students). If the black piece remains a bit loose, we can put some glue on it to
secure it, being careful not to over exceed with it.
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9. Finally, students will decorate the cats face by gluing two googly eyes. If the tail
is too long we may trim it. Primary students may want to work decorating a bit
more the face like gluing some whiskers or nose out of tiny pieces of yarn. Finally,
we wind the remaining red pipe cleaner around the pencil.
If students have extra time and want to go ahead and do a Thing puppet head they
may do so. The steps to follow are:
1. We roll up approximately have of a white pipe cleaner into a ball shape.
Separately, we roll two red pipe cleaners

2. We cut a red pipe cleaner into four pieces which can be used by four students.
We grab one small piece and twist it around our half rolled white pipe cleaner in
order to make the Thing arms. Then we introduce through the two rolled ball
red pipe cleaners.

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3. We unbraid and rub some blue yarn in order to get some fluff to glue as hair to
our Thing pencil puppet head. We also proceed to glue some googly eyes and
why not cut out a circle pin with a question ? mark.

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Strike a pose Cat!

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art activity, dimension and depth.

Place: Spacious classroom floor and a


chair.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Materials:

Scissors
Color
markers
Paper plate

Thick black marker


Bed sheet: white or light
blue.

Camera or mobile phone


with camera
4Large cardboard sheets:
red-white, blue, brown.

Instructions:
We discuss with the children how the cat acts in the story and how giggles around
with balancing objects. We show students the scene (Find attached) where the cat is
balancing a series of objects, so students have a visual idea. We can shoot two
pictures per student one full body and the other a portrait shot.
Scenery props:
For our photo session kids can freely suggest physical objects around the class, a
book, ruler, ball, chair, etc. If there arent objects available we can have students
draw them. For example: Fishbowl, Umbrella: a large umbrella shape figure can
be out of black cardboard,
Clouds: If our bed sheet is of a light blue color we can have kids cut cloud shaped
figures out of white A4 size sheets of paper.

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Cat Hat: although we have done cats hats for the full body shot will need a flat
hat. So you can cut out and color the attached hat template.
Cat whiskers: For the whiskers all we need is some black paper cut into strips, and
scotch taped together rolled in order to adhere it to each students nose.

If students want to be portrayed one of the s Thing we can quickly improvise a


disguise by cutting some hair shaped figure and staple it to a long cardboard strip to
make a crown to hold it on the head like this:

Once we have ready all our scenery, props we are ready to start mounting the photo
back scene.
1. We wide spread color blanket or sheet (preferably of a light color) on the floor
and proceed to dispose the objects we have selected on top of it. Objects need to
be positioned in an appropriate disposition taking into consideration where the
student will be located. The teachers assistance and criteria are essential during
this step in order to obtain a good shot. But students imagination composing the
scenery is essential.

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2. When ready students must take their shoes off and take turns to have their first
picture shot taken. The teacher must stand on a chair in order to obtain an aerial
perspective shot.

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Where The Wild Things Are?


Monster Feet

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art craft.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.


Materials:
Glue
Scissors
Yarn

Duration: 45 minutes.
Colored foam

Instructions:
If we choose various colors of foam sheets, each student may choose a color for
their monster feet. If sheets are A4 size two sheets per child will be necessary.
Otherwise the teacher will just cut out some squared pieces for each student, big
enough for each foot. Once we have square pieces sorted for each student:
1. Each student may trace the contour of their shoe in the foam sheet. They
should draw the shape as they wish. But remembering to draw it a bit bigger
than their shoe.

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2. Once drawn the contour and shape students can proceed to cut it out.

3. A centered circle big enough should be traced on each foot in order to fit
each foot. And if necessary for extra security puncture two small holes with
a pencil in order to pass the shoe strings and double secure the monster feet
to the shoe

4. Each student may decorate its monster feet as they wish. It is the moment to
let loose our wild imagination.

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5. Finally we cut the opening circle to the size of his shoe opening. Small kids
might need the teachers help.

6. Then all you have to do is stomp around and ROAR. Yes, you. Trust me. It's
so much fun, you'll be doing it too

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Monster Masks

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art craft.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Materials:
Glue
Paper or plastic
plates

Ice cream sticks or barbecue Colored foam


skewers
Yarn
Scissors

Instructions
Once again will motivate students to let loose their wild imagination in order to
create their monster masks.
The teacher will distribute a plastic or paper plate to each student.
1. If desired students may start by adding some hair. Felt cut out in strips or
pieces of yarn may be used to mimic hair.

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2. Ears or two horns can be cut out of colored cardboard or foam. As well as
eyes, pupils, nose, teeth etc.

3. Permanent marker may be used to outline the eyes, nose, and mouth, and
lines under the eyes, the cheeks and nose (as shown in the photo).

4. The mask may be supported for handling with an ice cream stick.

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Paper Canoes

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art craft.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.


Materials:
Paper
Glue

Duration: 45 min.
Scissors

Lesson Summary:
In the story we have Max taking a trip on his story book is very much a favorite of
ours, and I figured that we might find another way to channel our inspiration after
reading the canoe-trip classic. These origami paper boats are easy to fold and they
are a very nice follow-up activity after reading the book, particularly now that
summer is on the way and we can follow with an outside leisure activity such as a
water boat float competition.
Preschool Level.
For the little ones we can cut the bottom part of a milk or juice carton container
(Tetra Brick packaging). And have kids personalize it by painting it or adding a flag
to it.

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Primary LevelInstructions:
1. Print the red square template from the PDF file that follows this tutorial and
cut it out, making sure to follow the lines of the square as closely and neatly
as you can. It will help with folding.

2. Print the red square template from the PDF file that follows this tutorial and
cut it out, making sure to follow the lines of the square as closely and neatly
as you can. It will help with folding. Fold the square in half neatly, with the
right (red) sides together. Use a folding tool to make a nice, sharp crease at
the fold.

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3. Now unfold the square and then fold the outside edges of the square so that
they meet the fold in the middle, as in the picture at left. Again, make a
nice, sharp crease where the paper is folded.

4. Leaving the paper folded into the rectangle pictured above, fold one of the
four corners down and in so that it forms a triangle with a point that lines up
with the middle of the rectangle.

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5. Repeat this process with the remaining three corners so that you have a
shape that looks like the photo above.

6. Fold the two tips at one end of the paper in half so that they line up with the
middle line and make a sharp point at the end of the paper.

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7. Repeat this process at the other end of the paper. You will find that you get
a bit of strange overlap effect in the middle of the paper, where it comes to
a kind of a point. Just ignore this- its really fine. You should now have a
vaguely diamond shaped piece of paper.

8. Now fold the center points of your diamond down and in so that they line up
neatly with the middle line of the paper. More sharp creases!

9. Heres where it gets interesting. Gently open up the paper at the middle.
You will have this nice little boat shape, but you will also notice that it is red
on the inside. Not on the outside where it should be.

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10.

So turn it inside out! You can do this by carefully pushing the center and the
sides of the boat outward with your fingers until you are able to turn the entire
thing inside out. Now you have a red canoe!

11.

If youd like to waterproof your boat, you can do so pretty easily. Light a candle
and wait for the center to pool with a good amount of melted wax. Using a
paintbrush, apply a coat of wax to the outside of the boat. The candle use here
is white, so you may get a white, waxy residue in the areas where is painted on
thickly. If you want to avoid using candle wax you may apply several white glue
coats and let it dry overnight before putting the canoes with water contact.

12.

If kids want can add some extra accessories to the canoe like a pole with a
small flag with a straw, etc. in order to personalize it, they may do so.

When finished, all that is left to do is to take the miniature watercraft on its maiden
voyage!

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Monsterly Keep Box

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Art craft.

Place: Classroom with tables and


chairs.

Duration: 45 min.

Materials:
Glue
Scissors
Shoe box

Paint brushes
Large googly eyes.
Color paint

Scotch tape
Color
construction
paper

The monster box can be used in many ways as a tissue box, to leave monsterly
written messages toy our family or simply keep our keys.
Instructions:
1. First, we put the box lid to the box and Scotch tape it. Once closed and
securely Scotch taped.

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1. Next we need to create the opening for the mouth, so we must cut part of the
side of the box. Using a pencil, we trace the opening; preschool students may
draw it and have the teachers help to cut it out.

2. We proceed to paint it any color we wish. Remember the colorful the better.
Once finished the first paint coat we let it air dry:

1. While the box is drying students may cut out some egg cups. The egg cups
may be ears or eyes so students must paint some with white paint. Once
finished, we set them aside to dry.

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1. Using the box opening as a guide, students cut out curved or pointy shapes
from white paper, similar to a banana shape, for the teeth. With black marker
we draw lines on teeth. Now its time to bring our monster to life. We glue the
teeth to the inside of the box opening.

2. We cut two feet from construction paper, a simple shape of three rounded toes
works great, just be sure to leave enough room to glue them to the bottom of
the box. We can also cut 6 small triangles of white paper for the claws and
glue to the back side of the feet, one on each toe. And glue the feet to the
bottom of the box.
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3. Check to see if the egg cups are dry and paint a black dot in the center of each
one. Let dry.
4. We cut out a long curved tail from construction paper and glue to the bottom
of the box near the back. The curve in your shape will make it look like the tail
is wrapped around the monster.
5. When egg cups are dry, we might need to trim one side of them it should end
having one side that is flat in order to be glued or scotched to the top of the
box.

6. Students can get as creative as they wish and work on their monster boxes.
Like cutting eyelashes from construction paper and gluing them to the back of
the egg cups or adding spots with either glittery paint or cut out circles of
construction paper.
7. Now, weve got a friendly and a hungry little monster who is ready to eat all
messages, keys etc.!

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SNACK ACTIVITY
If teachers decide to enhance the snack time at this summer camp session, here are
some quick and simple creative snacks for students to prepare. The goal of the
activity is to have students prepare their snack as creative as possible with a few
simple ingredients. To add some excitement teachers can present the idea as a
culinary final presentation contest. Where creators or chefs at the end judge the
best creation before eating it up.

The Rainbow Fish


Sea World Sandwich

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Cooking.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Ingredients:
Bread
Cheese
slices
Ham
Olives

Tangerines
Carrots
Cucumbers
Peas or corn
Sandwich bread slices

Cream cheese
Celery sticks
Plastic knives
Plastic plates

Note: food ingredients are suggestions, personal choice and criteria are open.
Submerging into under the marvelous sea world we can come up with great ideas to
make a healthy sandwich snack.
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Instructions:
1. Students must wash their hands.
2. The teacher should set ingredients on the table for students to use. Disposing
them in various plastic containers for students to share is a good idea. Some
ingredients should be washed and cut out into slices. Teacher assistance will be
necessary with younger students.
3. Students should be explained that the purpose is to create a sea related
sandwich scene.
4. Each child works on a plastic plate. The canvas will be a slice of sandwich
bread. Students should be encouraged to use their imagination and be as
creative as possible, like making fish scales out of carrot slices, or using olives
for facial features etc.
Here are some creative ideas.

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The Giving Tree


My Beautiful Tree

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Cooking.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Ingredients:
Green Apples
Green grapes

Broccoli
Pretzel sticks

Plastic knives
Plastic plates
Aluminum paper,
foil

As we read our story and learned about what a trees life, will have our students to
be able to make their own models of a tree. To make it fun, they will play with the
food and create this easy tree snack.
Instructions:
1. Have students wash their hands.
2. Distribute a plastic plate or a piece of aluminum foil paper to each student.
3. We put ingredients in various plates for students to share.
4. Apples should be cut and peeled beforehand by the teacher.
5. We start with a few different kinds of pretzels (if the market offer is available).

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6. If not we simply break some in different sizes. The teacher encourages students
to think about which parts of the tree each kind or size of pretzel could
represent on their tree.

7. Next, students are left free to create their tree. If students use grapes they may
cut them in half so they lay flat and not roll off the table.

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Cat in the Hat


Fruit Skewers

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Cooking.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Ingredients:
Bananas
Strawberries

Paper napkins
Plastic plates

Skewer sticks
Plastic knives

Its summer time and the days are long and hot, lets make a stop to our camp activity
and prepare ourselves a healthy snack.
1. To follow along the theme of the story will prepare ourselves some delicious fruit
snack in a competition type of race.
2. To start students must wash their hands.
3. Then students should be organized into two group stations.
Group one: peels the bananas.
Group two: Washes the strawberries

Group three: Cuts the peeled bananas.


Group four: Slices the strawberries

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1. Once ingredients are ready to be inserted on the skewer sticks. We are ready
to start the skewers production competition. Ready for it, we organize students
into two groups.
TIP: cut off sharp points of skewer sticks to avoid punctures.

4. Each student alternates grabbing a bunch of strawberries or bananas.


5. Once the groups are ready they must organize themselves in order to form a
line production chain to prepare the fruit skewers. When signaled by the teacher
the competition starts. Skewers have to be done correctly that is inserting one
slice of banana and one strawberry alternating the same routine until the
skewer is completed. All group members must participate.

6. The team that finishes first, producing the same amount of fruit skewers
(correctly) as the number of team members wins.

7. Finally, for those who win the teacher can open up a small vanilla or natural
sugared yogurt and pour it into a small bowl for students to dip in their fruit
skewer.
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Where the Wild Things Are


Yummy Monster

Ages: All ages.

Activity: Cooking.

Place: Classroom with tables and chairs.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Ingredients:
Cream cheese
Food coloring

Chocolate rice cakes


Plastic knives

Baby Wipes
Plastic plates

Candy licorice strings, candy eyeballs, jellies, raisins, etc.


Note: Candy assortment are suggestions, personal choice and criteria are
open
Once again ill have our students express themselves with edible decorations. This
theme will work with sweets and colorful elements which are not very nutritious, but
its a monster related food art session and who are we? To judge what a monster is
made of. So let the fun and mess begin! The monster chefs will be judged on their
wildest snack creations.
Instructions:
1. Students wash their hands.
2. The teacher sets in various plates different ingredients for students to use.
3. Colored cream cheese icing. We can open up some cream cheese package and
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pour some food coloring. Mixing it will give us an edible instant colored icing for
our decoration purposes.
4. Each student works on their plate.
5. Then let the students go wild.

Here are some ideas:

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FRIDAY OPTIONAL CHOICE


For this summer camp theme session we thought of having Friday as an optional free
choice main activity selection. The teachers have the option to prepare a presentation
based on one of the stories. The selection of the story to represent either with a play
or dance is up to the students choice. Besides the appropriate rehearsal done by
students the day session may be complemented with a craft related to the
presentation such as costume elaboration or scenery elaboration. For younger groups
as preschool, they have the choice of repeating one of the stories. Instead of
representing a play because of their young age to read or memorize the scripts the
teacher can read the story while they act it out.
Having students dress up or elaborate a simple mask or wear a hat ads some fun.

Rainbow Fish Play


Ages: All ages.

Activity: Acting, drama, scene


representation.

Place: Classroom with open area.


Materials:
Costume
Music

Duration: 45 minutes.

Instructions:
The script is designed for a group of 7-9 students nevertheless the teacher may
distribute characters according to his or her group needs. Character assignment is left
to the teacher's criteria.

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PRINTABLE PLAYSCRIPT

Juan

In the deep blue sea lived, a fish

The most beautiful fish in the entire


ocean.

The scales were red, green, blue,


purple and silver

The other fish called him Rainbow


Fish.
ALL FISH

Come on Rainbow Fish! Come on


and play with us!
But the rainbow Fish was proud and
silent.
One day a little blue fish went after
him.
Rainbow Fish wait for me! Please give
me one of your shiny scales!
Never! Who do you think you are?

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The little blue fish was so sad. That he


told his friends what happened
Now Rainbow fish was the loneliest
fish in the entire ocean. He had no
friends.
The e other fish didnt want to play
with him.
One day he told his problems to the
starfish.
I am beautiful why does anybody like
me?
I dont know but if you go beyond the
coral reef to a deep cave youll find
the wise octopus. He might help you.
The rainbow fish found the cave. It
was very dark.
Suddenly the octopus appeared.

I have been waiting for you. You have


to give a scale to each of the fish.
Then you wont be the most beautiful
fish, but you will feel happy.

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I cant.

And the octopus disappeared in the


dark cloud of ink.

Suddenly the little blue fish was back.

Rainbow fish rainbow fish! Please


dont be angry I just want a little
scale.
Well, maybe I would miss just one.

Thank you, thank you very much!

ALL FISH

Come on Rainbow fish! Come and


play with us!
Yes, I feel happy I want to play, Here
I come!

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The Giving Tree Play


Ages: All ages.

Activity: Acting, drama, scene representation.

Place: Classroom with open area.


Materials:
Costume
Music

Duration: 45 minutes.

Play suggestion:
The tree can be played by the teacher and students may each choose a character to act
like: A bird, a squirrel, a boy, a man, an old, man, a women, a girl etc. Each can come to
the tree and perform an action of their choice or simply ask the tree for something while
they dance around.
Here are some samples.

( a man) Comes in.chanting Giving tree, Giving tree


Give me a shelter to build.. And pretends to build a shelter next to the tree.

( a bird) Comes in.chanting Giving tree, Giving tree


Give me place to sit.. And pretends to next to the tree.

( a squirrel) Comes in.chanting Giving tree, Giving tree


let me climb .. And pretends to climb the tree.

( a boy) Comes in.chanting Giving tree, Giving tree


let me play with your leaves.. And pretends to play around the tree.

( a girl) Comes in.chanting Giving tree, Giving tree


let me hide .. And pretends to hide behind the tree.

( a bird) Comes in.chanting Giving tree, Giving tree


Give me place to sleep.. And pretends to sleep next to the tree.

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The Cat in the Hat Play


Ages: All ages.

Activity: Acting, drama, scene


representation.

Place: Classroom with open area.


Materials:
Costume
Music

Duration: 45 minutes.

Instructions:
The script is designed for a group of 7-9 students nevertheless the teacher may
distribute characters according to his or her group needs. Character assignment is left
to the teacher's criteria.

Narrator
Narrator
Mother
Narrator

The Cat in the Hat presents Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat.
The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. Just sit in a house all
that cold, cold, wet day. Thunder rumbling] blam, blam... blam.
Goodbye, kids, I'm leaving now. Have fun--I'll be back at, uh, 330
sharp.
Sit by the window. Just sit there and stew. And wish there were
something-- [yawning] something to do. Too wet outdoors to play.
Nothing to do... nothing at all.
Chorus Fun, fun, How can we have fun?

Narrator

Nothing to do but sit, sit, sit. Just sit in the house. Just sit there when
all of a sudden, something went...bump!

Sally

Look!

Conrad

A cat!

Sally

In a hat!

Cat in the Hat You will note, I am neat--wiped my feet on the mat.
Cat in the Hat Why do you sit there like that? I know it is wet and the sun is not

sunny. I know it is damp and the sidewalks are runny, but do you
want to have some fun?

Fish

You listen, Cat! We dont know what you are at?

Cat in the Hat I know some good games we can play.


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Fish No,
cat!
Cat in the Hat

Fish

I know some great tricks.


Stop, cat!

Cat in the Hat Your mother won't mind if I do. I'm simply happy too.

Fish

Out of this house--I'm warning you!

Cat in the Hat I believe we haven't yet met.

Fish

I am a nice fish to meet!

Cat in the Hat Ooh.

Fish

Please go away. You should not be here when mother is out!

Cat in the Hat My fish, my tricks are quite safe! I invite you to join in the fun, if you
wish, with a game that I call, "up-up-up with a fish."

Fish

Put me down! Put me down, you fool cat. bup, bup...bup

Cat in the Hat kids, do you want me to stay?

Sally
Conrad

Well, its getting sort of messy and dirty... and ..


Yeah, go away my Mother is coming back at home right away.

Cat in the Hat So, you want me to go away?

Conrad

Aw, give him back to him, Mr. Krinklebein.

Sally

We dont want to be mean.

Fish

But you must not stay!

Cat in the Hat What can I say?

Conrad

Come another day!

Cat in the Hat I am here today to play!

Conrad
okay
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Sally

What do you say?

Cat in the Hat lets play!


The three play and jiggle around the fish.

Fish

Stop, stop, stop.... I will fall! (he falls)

Cat in the Hat Ooops the fish is on the floor??

Conrad
Sally

Is he safe?
Do we need to pray?

Cat in the Hat I guess I will call my friends.

Thing One

Hello I say!

Thing Two

Me too again, Hellooooo!

Cat in the Hat Ok fish stand up and play!

Thing One

(Dance).... and say horray!

Thing Two

(Dance)... and say horray!

Fish

Out! Out! Out of this house!

Cat in the Hat Out?! Out?! Why, every house should have a cat in it. Curled up by
the fireplace little warm--

Fish
Cat in the Hat
Fish

Out! And take those things with you--out!


Take the things? Who ever heard of a house without things?
They're not things and you are not a cat!

Cat in the Hat But, I am a cat with a hat.

Fish

You crazy guy!

Cat in the Hat Cat, hat, in French, chat, chapeau. In Spanish, el gato in a

sombrero. And Ill tell you something more now, you listen to me
good. In German, I'm a katze und dies ist mein hut. Ist das nicht ein
katze hut?

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Kids

Ya, das ist ein katze hut! Katze hut! What.?

Fish

Go way!

Cat in the Hat Right!

Kids

Its time

Cat in the Hat Good.

Fish

(In Spanish), good bye gato in a sombrero.

Cat in the Hat Goes

Thing one and two leave jumping.


Sally
Conrad
Fish

Finally they are gone


And we are safe alone.
Your mother is home!

[Car honks] beep-beep, beep.


Conrad

Mother!

Sally

Mother!

Mother

(walks in) Hi, kids--Hope you had fun today. Well, you kids will
never believe this, but I could almost swear I saw a cat! A cat in
a hat, mind you--going down the street!

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Where the Wild Things Are? Play


Play script
Ages: All ages.

Activity: Acting, drama, scene representation.

Place: Classroom with open area.


Materials:
Costume

Duration: 45 minutes.

Characters (6)

narrator

child 1

Music
child 2

child 3

child 4

max.

Instructions:
The script is designed for a group of 6-7 students nevertheless the teacher may
distribute characters according to his or her group needs. Character assignment is left
to the teacher's criteria.

Narrator

the night max wore his wolf suit

Child 1

and made mischief

Child 2

of one kind

Child 3

and another.

Narrator
Child 4
Narrator
Max

his mother called him


"wild thing!"
and max said
"i'll eat you up!!"

Child 1

so he was sent to bed

Child 2

without eating anything.

Narrator
Max

that very night in max's room


a forest grew, and grew, and grew until the ceiling

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hung with vines

Child 3

and the walls became the world all around

Child 4

and an ocean tumbled by

Max
Narrator
Child 1
Max
Narrator

'with a private boat!'


for max. And he sailed off through night and day
and in and out of weeks child 2 and almost over a year
to where the wild things are!
and when he came to the place where the wild things are They

Child 3

roared their terrible roars!

Child 4

and gnashed their terrible teeth!

Child 1

and rolled their terrible eyes!

Child 2

and showed their terrible claws!

Narrator
Max

Child 4

with the magic trick

Narrator

(all roll eyes)


(all show claws)

'be still!'
and tamed them

Child 1

(all gnash teeth)

till max said

Child 3

Max

(all roar)

of staring into all their yellow eyes


without blinking once
and they were frightened and called him

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All

the most wild thing of all!!

Narrator

and made him king of all wild things.

Max

'and now, let the wild rumpus start!! (pause) now, stop!'

Child 3

and sent the wild things off to bed

Child 4

without their supper....and max

Child 1

the king of all wild things, said

Max
Narrator
Child 2
Narrator
Max
Child 3

'i'm lonely!'
and wanted to be where someone loved him best of all
then, all around, from far away, across the world
he smelled good things to eat!! So he said
'i'll give up being king of where the wild things are.'
but the wild things cried

Child 4

oh, please don't go

Child 1

we'll eat you up

Child 2

we love you so

Narrator
Max

and max said


'no!'

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Child 1

the wild things roared their terrible roars (all roar)

Child 2

and gnashed their terrible teeth

Child 3

and rolled their terrible eyes

Child 4

and showed their terrible claws

Narrator

(all show teeth)

(all roll eyes)


(all show claws)

but max stepped into his private boat

Child 1

and waved good-bye (max waves)

Child 2

and sailed back

Child 3

almost over a year and in and out of weeks and through a day

Max
Child 4

and into the night of my own room


where he found his supper waiting for him

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Dance
Ages: All ages.

Activity: Acting, drama, scene representation

Place: Classroom with open area


Materials:
Costume
Music

Duration: 45 minutes.

If previously the play script resulted difficult for the class group. We have the
alternative of presenting a dance.
For a sample reference check the following link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWeX4ukBilU
Instructions:
1. Students can where their monster feet or make out some monster masks.
2. The teacher is the narrator and students have to act out the story dancing.

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Material resources
SONGS
In the attached list down below find the necessary materials for the proper
conduct of the activities. The base quantity is estimated upon a ratio of 15
students per group. Cross out with an (X) the materials you do not have for your
disposal in the center. The school coordinator will be responsible for providing
you with them.
Green color bullet: repeated base material in several activities
(?): Individual group quantity necessities must be evaluatated.
Qty.*

List of materials
Based on group of 15 students
Audio equipment CD player
Printed lyrics

15

15

Center
Monitor
Group

Quantities: amounts indicated for a Group of 15 children


SHEET FOR THE MONITOR (do not detach from dossier.
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STORYTELLING
In the attached list down below find the necessary materials for the proper
conduct of the activities. The base quantity is estimated upon a ratio of 15
students per group. Cross out with an (X) the materials you do not have for your
disposal in the center. The school coordinator will be responsible for providing
you with them.
Green color bullet: repeated base material in several activities
(?): Individual group quantity necessities must be evaluatated.
Qty.*

List of materials
Based on group of 15 students

15

Printed book copy


English activity printouts
Preschool

Primary

Technology resources needed:

Laptop with whiteboard

Center
Monitor
Group

Quantities: amounts indicated for a Group of 15 children


SHEET FOR THE MONITOR (do not detach from dossier).

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ARTCRAFTS
In the attached list down below find the necessary materials for the proper
conduct of the activities. The base quantity is estimated upon a ratio of 15
students per group. Cross out with an (X) the materials you do not have for your
disposal in the center. The school coordinator will be responsible for providing
you with them.
Green color bullet: repeated base material in several activities
(?): Individual group quantity necessities must be evaluatated.

Qty.*

List of materials
Based on group of 15 students

15

The Rainbow Fish


Drinking straws
Styrofoam trays or plates
Googly eyes (small)

30

Markers

3 sets

colored construction
yarn
Glue (liquid)

Scissors

15

Scotch tape

Hanging CD Fish
Colored cardboard sheets size A4
Craft jewels, sequins, buttons, glitter, etc.
Old CDs two per student

15
?
30

Permanent Markers

String (fine)

10mts

Glue (liquid)

Scissors

15

Scotch tape

Summer Fish bag


Silk flower petals or pieces of fabric any color

Plastic plates

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Cardboard

15

Drawstring backpack or any light colored canvas style


backpack or white T-shirt.
Pencil

15
15

Googly eyes (big)

15

Permanent markers

15

Fabric glue

Scissors

15

Confetti Rainbow Kite


Clear contact paper

10mts

Hole punch

Multi-colored tissue paper,

String(fine)

40mts

Straws (6 x student)

90

Scissors

15

Scotch tape

The Giving Tree


Origami Planting Pots
Empty egg carton ( better six holes)
Potting soil ( 1,5 L) bag *

15
1

Seeds

100

Old news print

Leaf Crown
Coffee filters (conical or round)

15

45

Spray plastic bottle

Cardboard ( white color large)

Watercolor paints

3 sets

Water based color markers

3 sets

Scissors

15

Stapler

Paintbrush

15

Glue (liquid)

Apple Tree Pencil Holder


Acrylic paint: yellow, red, brown
Paper towel roll.
Tissue paper: green (3 sheets x student)

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Play dough: green ( 6 big packs)


Sharp pencil
8

Glue (liquid)

15

Scissors
OPTIONAL: Pointy screw driver
Glossy varnish spray

Picture Frame
Acrylic paints: various colors

Decoration sequins
Old news print
Popsicle sticks
Paintbrush

15

Glue (liquid)

15

The Cat in the Hat


Let's Wear a Hat just like the Cat
Preschool:
Old newsprint

Scotch tape

Stapler

Fabric glue

Felt: pink, white, blue 3 sheets A4

Pillow stuffing or rice 10 L

Old T-shirt
Red acrylic paint ( big jars)
Sponges

3
15

Stapler

White cardboard

15

White paper plates

15

Scissors

15

Primary:
Black thick marker

Red and white cardboard 15/15

30

Glue(liquid)

No-Sew Black Cat


Black yarn

Old sock knee-high preferably black

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Google eyes (big)

30

Scissors

15

Cat in the Hat Pencil Head (if doing one)


Cotton ( I small bag)

Black yarn (hank)

Googly eyes (small)

30

Pencils

30

Pipe cleaners (1red, 1white 2, black x 15 students )

60

Red narrow ribbon 1, 50 cm

Glue (liquid)

Scissors

15

Strike a pose Cat!


4Large cardboard sheets: red-white, blue, brown.

Bed sheet: white or light blue.

Camera or mobile phone with camera

Color markers

2 sets

Paper plate

Black marker (Thick)

Scissors

15

Where The Wild Things Are?


Monster Feet
colors

Colored foam 2 matching color size A4 x student various

30

Glue(liquid)

15

Yarn (hank) brown or green color


Scissors

2
15

Monster Masks
Yarn(hank) brown or green color

Colored foam 12 color sheets size A4

12

Ice cream sticks or barbecue skewers

15

Paper or plastic plates

15

Glue (liquid)

Scissors

15

Paper Canoes
Paper (sheets)

15

Scissors

15

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Monsterly Keep Box


Color construction paper ( colored assortment sheets)
Acrylic Color paint 3 colors

12
3

Large googly eyes.

30

Shoe box

15

Glue (liquid)

Paint brushes

15

Scissors

15

Scotch tape

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SNACK ACTIVITY
In the attached list down below find the necessary materials for the proper
conduct of the activities. The base quantity is estimated upon a ratio of 15
students per group. Cross out with an (X) the materials you do not have for your
disposal in the center. The school coordinator will be responsible for providing
you with them.
Green color bullet: repeated base material in several activities
(?): Individual group quantity necessities must be evaluatated.

List of materials

Qty.*

Based on group on 15 students


The Rainbow Fish
Sea World Sandwich
Sandwich bread slices

15

15

Carrots
Celery sticks
Cheese slices
Cream cheese
Cucumbers
Ham
Olives
Peas or corn
Plastic knives

15

Plastic plates

15

Tangerines

Note: food ingredients are suggestions, personal choice and criteria are open.
The Giving Tree
My Beautiful Tree
Aluminum foil paper box roll

Broccoli
Green Apples

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Green grapes
Plastic knives

15

Pretzel sticks (Depends on market, 6 packs)

Cat in the Hat


Fruit Skewers
Bananas

15

Paper napkins

15

Plastic knives

Plastic plates

Strawberries

Skewer sticks

15

Where the Wild Things Are?


Yummy Monster
Baby Wipes ( I pack )

Chocolate rice cakes

15

Cream cheese (5 packages)


Food coloring
Plastic knives

15

Plastic plates

15

?
Candy assortment licorice strings, candy eyeballs,
jellies, raisins, etc.
Note: Candy are suggestions, personal choice and criteria are open

Center
Monitor
Group

Quantities: amounts indicated for a Group of 15 children


SHEET FOR THE MONITOR (do not detach from dossier).

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FRIDAY OPTIONAL CHOICE
In the attached list down below find the necessary materials for the proper
conduct of the activities. The base quantity is estimated upon a ratio of 15
students per group. Cross out with an (X) the materials you do not have for your
disposal in the center. The school coordinator will be responsible for providing
you with them.
Qty.*

List of materials
Based on group on 15 students
Costume

15

15

Music

Center
Monitor
Group

Quantities: amounts indicated for a Group of 15 children


SHEET FOR THE MONITOR (do not detach from dossier).

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CAMP EVALUATION
When evaluating the camp, we should consider analyzing three issues:
A) General operation of the camp. Analyze compliance with the goals we set
at the beginning of camp and, above all, the overall operation of the camp,
and the accomplishment of the established program.
B) Development of Activities. This is a response to answer how have the
activities proposed worked, the suitability of the activities which was liked best
and why, which one was liked the least and why, what can be improved. We
can point out proposals for future activities.
C) Review of the recipients or users. This section will assess the attitude of the
participants in the camp (boys and girls), but also of the parents. For this
evaluation we should will collect the response of children to the camp (if they
liked coming to the camp if they are happy or enjoyed it, if there was a
successful integration of children who didnt belong to the school.) we should
talk every day with parents when they pick up or bring their children to the
camp. So we collect impressions that once analyzed, will allow us to draw
conclusions about the running of the camp and allow us resolve, possible
conflicts or specific issues pertaining the children or camp itself.

Next are included special cards where we can collect evaluation results from the three
sections covered.

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EVALUATION: GENERAL OPERATION OF THE CAMP

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EVALUATION: DEVELOPMENT OF ACTIVITIES

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EVALUATION: USER OPINION

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