Thursday, March 1, 2018

Pigs Theme

Pigs Theme

March 1 is National Pig Day

READ: Books 
Clip-Clop By Nicola Smee
Little Oink By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
When Pigs Fly By James Burks 
Cornelius P Mud are you ready for bed ? By Barney Saltzberg
If You Give a Pig a Pancake By Laura Numeroff
Who Says Coo?  By Deborah Ruddell
Pepo and Lolo Are Friends by Ana Martín Larrañaga
Olympig By Victoria Jamieson 
Big Pig Little Big By David McPhail
Olivia By Ian Falconer 
The Three Pigs By David Wiesner
Huff and Puff By Claudia Rueda 
The Three Little Pigs By Parragon Books
Pigs By Gail Gibbons 

Ribbit! By Rodrigo Folgueria
My Lucky Day By Keiko Kasza
Pigs and a Blanket By James Burke
If you give a Pig a Party By Laura Numeroff
Little Pink Pig By Pat Hutchins 
Piggies By Audrey Wood 

Fingerplay: “Five Little Piggies”
“It’s time for my piggies to go to bed,” the great big mother piggy said.
“So I will count them first to see if all my piggies came back to me.
One little piggy, two little piggies, three little piggies dear
Four little piggies, five little piggies, — yes, they’re all here!”
Credit: Preschool Rainbow and Storytime Katie

Flannelboard: Five Clean and Squeaky Pigs
Five pigs so squeaky clean
Cleanest that you’ve ever seen
Wanted to outside and play (IN THE MUD)
One jumped into the mud
Landed with a great big thud
Then there were four clean squeaky pigs (Oink, oink!)
Credit: Mel’s Desk / Miss Mary Liberry and Storytime Katie
Clean and Dirty pigs felt board printable  courtesy of Sunflower storytime

 Fingerplay: “Two Mother Pigs”
Two mother pigs lived in a pen (show thumbs)
Each had four babies, and that made ten (show fingers & thumbs)
These four babies were black as night (thumb in palm, wiggle fingers)
These four babies were black and white (switch hands, repeat)
But all eight babies loved to play
And they rolled and rolled in the mud all day (roll hands)
At night, with their mother, they curled up in a heap (clasp hands)
And squealed and squealed till they fell fast asleep.
Credit: SurLaLune Storytime and Storytime Katie

       Tune:  “Ten Little Indians”                       
  One little, two little, three little pigs,
     Four little, five little, six little pigs,
    Seven little, eight little, nine little pigs.
                        In the barnyard.
               Adapted Traditional
Credit Jean Warren Preschool Express 

 Read the rhyme 
“This Little Piggy Went To Market”
                        This little piggy went to market.
                        This little piggy stayed home.
                        This little piggy had roast beef,
                        This little piggy had none.
                        This little piggy ran all the way home.
Credit Preschool Express 

Make Egg Carton Pig Snout noses -Credit for picture to Pinterest

Oink like pigs
Roll on the ground like pigs rolling in the mud.
Read the “Three Little Pigs”
Make pink paint by mixing red and white paint.
Cut pink circles around and around to make pig tails.
Make a list of words that rhyme with “pig”, such as; big, wig, dig and fig.
Find out what pigs like to eat.
Recite the rhyme “To Market, To Market” (to buy a fat pig).
Sing about Old MacDonald’s Pig.
Discuss how pigs are also referred to as “hogs”.
Credit Preschool Express- Jean Warren

Pipe Cleaner Curly Tail Pig Color Matching 

Clean/ Muddy Alphabet Pig Cards Printable 

Picture of Craft Courtesy of Pinterest

Pig Craft Template Printable provided by sunflower storytime

Piggies Book finger puppet Printables FREE

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