Standard: Social Studies: History
Specific skill focused on: American Heroes/Revolutionary War
Song: “Shake My Sillies Out” (Raffi, Singable Songs for the Very Young)
Book: John, Paul, George & Ben by Lane Smith
Song: “That Old American Flag” (Billy Kelly, The Family Garden)
Book: Gingerbread for Liberty! by Mara Rockliff
Song: “Yankee Doodle” (Disney, Children’s Favorites, vol. 2)
Book: Crankee Doodle by Tom Angleberger
Song: “Irrational Anthem” (Jim Gill, Jim Gill’s Irrational Anthem)
Book: I Am America by Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Notes: The Pre-K Packs on the Over the Big Moon website are really great. I wish I had found them sooner. There are a plethora of themes to choose from, and they cover many of the early learning skills we work on in my storytime. Great resource!