Starting with a board book:
A is for Apple pie...Bake it...Cool it...Dish it out! Follow the alphabet through to dreaming about it...ZZZZZZZ. Not just for the babies! Ask your kids to predict what the next letters will stand for before you turn the page. Bright, expressive illustrations. It even has its own web site, with a few fun printables.
that went in the pie,
warm and sweet,
that Papa baked...
for guess who!
A fun way to look at the steps to making a pie - or anything else!
Extension: Pick something else your children are familiar with doing - the laundry, washing the car, etc. - and see how far back you can take the steps. Write and illustrate your own book about "The Blanket Fort that Grace Made".
No one can beat Robert Munsch for kid-pleasing silliness. How many pies do you think you could eat? This might not be one we want to try out at home...
and turn the results into a pie graph!
|We decided to combine french silk and chocolate.|
|Realize later that you should have darkened it before photographing.|