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And now for some Easter love:
It never fails. . . this time of year by lovely kinders become as close as brothers and sisters. Along with that fantastic bond comes. . . fighting, arguing, bossing and all other sorts of fun (haha) issues.
So, this is the PERFECT time of year to read the book Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse.
In the book 2 kids are fighting over whether the picture is of a duck or a rabbit. (This book is on Tumblebooks if you have an account.)
We read the story and then graphed our opinion.
Of course, half way through the story the kids started to argue whether it was a duck or a rabbit!
After we graphed our opinion we found out that we are ALL right (or all wrong depending on how you look at it.) We had a great discussion
on how arguing is silly and not very likable and that it's ok if we aren't always "right" and our friends aren't always "wrong."
Then we finished this art project to remind ourselves of this important lesson.
Sadly, I don't have a copy of this project saved to a file. I got it from the wonderful teacher I student taught under 16 years ago!
Later that day 2 of my cuties started to fight over something silly and inconsequential and all I had to say was, "Duck or rabbit?" and the fighting stopped immediately! Woo hoo! =)
Celebrate the little things!