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Blueberries, blueberries everywhere

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Lesson Plan Information

Subject: Physical Education
Category: Nutrition
Grade Level: Kindergarten - Second


A mother and daughter and a mother bear and cub go blueberry picking on Blueberry Hill and end up with a problem of mistaken identity.



Children will learn about animals and foods that help them grow, like people.

Educational Resources:

The book.

Reference Materials:

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McClosky

Activity Plan:

Storytime activities: • Dramatize the story with simple props--tin pail, beans for blueberries, bear ears for bears, apron for mom • View video version of story Home activities: • Have a “blue” day – wear blue clothes, color pictures only using blue, eat blue food! • Bake blueberry muffins or other blueberry goodies. Lots of recipes at: http://www.blueberries.com/Recipes/Default.htm • List and group sounds and sound words from the story. Tell how the sound would be different if Sal were carrying a wicker basket, a glass jar, a full pail. Why are the sounds important in the story? • Read related stories: Are You My Mother?, Time of Wonder, One Morning In Maine, Lentil, and Make Way for Ducklings. Then compare them with Blueberries for Sal

Method of Learning: