Not a Stick
TIP: When children imagine, guess, describe, and wonder, they learn to think in new ways. After reading the book, introduce a variety of small sticks to your art area. Encourage the children to consider the many different ways a stick can be used with their imagination.
In this story, the pig uses a stick to fight dragons, conduct an orchestra and go fishing. It's amazing what a stick can be when it's not a stick.
- What else could be made with this stick?
- What would you want to make with this stick?
- Why can a stick become so many different things?
- Have you ever used your imagination to make something wonderful from a stick?
- Educators, are there other books in your collection that could be used for this type of imaginative thinking?
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