The Little White Owl

We read this sweet little book this week:


I loved the illustrations in this book!  The little white owl loved to tell stories, but the other brightly-colored owls did not like him at first because he was different.   Once they heard his stories, they loved him!   This book is great for discussing what makes you unique.  I have attached a writing prompt for you down below.  But check out the owl puppets first:





So sweet!  I grouped students and gave each a different color piece of construction paper.  One student in each group got a white piece.  I also gave each a secondary color to add to their owls.  We tore the construction paper and pasted it onto an owl template I found online.  Then, we glued them to popsicle sticks.  I let each group retell the story with their puppets when they were finished.  The kids loved it!  They turned out really cute and covered a common core standard, so win, win!  Click below to grab the writing prompt.

~The Lemonade Stand Teachers


5 comments

  1. Would you share the owl template...too cute!I love this book!

    lisadaniels67@sbcglobal.net

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  2. I just searched for clipart on the Internet, they cut it out, and then they pasted the paper on. Hope this helps!

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  3. Those owl puppets are just precious. Love your blog title too.

    Denise
    Yearn to Learn Blog

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  4. I have searched to find this book and Barnes and noble couldn't order it. Where did you get it?
    Your owl puppets are perfect for first grade!
    Thanks, krew@creeksideacademy. org

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    1. I got it from Scholastic's book warehouse sale. They may have it on their website.

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