Two Little Blackbirds I did this one after : Two little blackbirds sitting on a hill hold up two thumbs One named Jack and the other named Jill. We were sadder than the children! She really loves science and was a great resource for some of the topics we do in grade three. When the two friends are reunited, Otto is surprised to see that Bob has grown wings, and sad to think that if he had followed him into the tree, he might have been able to fly too. My coworker described a workshop she attended about the importance of allowing kids to express themselves creatively, but she was concerned that many of the activities were too messy for our craft space. We got this great little book from the library about a worm and a caterpillar who are friends. She finally figured out that it didn't have to be one or the other and now spends her time , whether it be photography, art, travel or decor.
The two creatures then reunite and Otto is upset that he stayed underground and did not grow big, beautiful wings. After a period of eating and sleeping, they meet again and discover that even when things change, friendship is still very important. But Bob prefers above-ground life and Otto prefers below-ground life. My son loves worms, so you can bet I snapped this book up at the library when I saw the cover. She did a wonderful job too! It's a sweet story about Bob the caterpillar and Otto the worm, who are best friends! At 15 months my son has finally reached the stage where he regularly looks at the pictures in books, points to things that interest him, and helps me turn pages.
While Bob sleeps in his cocoon, his abandoned worm friend passes his days toiling in the earth. There are 5 wonderful full page illustrations that show how the activities of Bob and Otto have differed. Bruel; illustrated by Nick Bruel This is one of my favorite picture books. Illustrator and author Nick Bruel is probably better know for his madcap Bad Kitty series but I do love the subtle lessons about friendship in Bob and Otto. Otto digs and digs and digs and is still a worm.
Otto tries to talk him out of it, but Bob must go. There are several reasons why I enjoy this book. The charm of this book is in the cutouts that give hints to each new thing Joseph makes. But one day things change. The only other worm book I've been able to find is Herman and Marguerite: An Earth Story. The parents also really appreciated this story and its emphasis on the importance of friendship.
She told me about a wonderful book, which, as she was talking, made me realize it would be great for our character assembly this month! The Reading Nook Bob and Otto by , posted on November 8th, 2012 in Remember grade 1? Bob climbs and eats and turns into a butterfly. Perhaps I was supp At 15 months my son has finally reached the stage where he regularly looks at the pictures in books, points to things that interest him, and helps me turn pages. This book has an interesting message about friendship. When the two friends meet again, Bob has transformed into a butterfly. It follows a worm and a caterpillar who are friends. Otto is jealous of Bob's wings and wonders if he had dared to climb the tree if he would have developed wings too. I first described inchworms and how they moved, and had the kids crawl their fingers like worms as they sang along.
She told me about a wonderful book, which, as she was talking, made me realize it would be great for our character assembly this month! This is a great read aloud and book for sequencing. Bob and Otto is one of those stories. Fly away Jack put one thumb behind back , fly away Jill put other thumb behind back. But Bob prefers above-ground life and Otto prefers below-ground life. Check out our units for award-winning novels! One day Bob decides he wants to climb up on the tree to see the world from up above, and Otto does not like the idea and decides to dig deep into the ground. I have a lot of books I love.
Feeling like a lowly worm, Otto chastises himself for just digging. Bob says Otto is a great friend, and friends are important. I think it is also good for how I want to teach the kids some basics of what at least earthworms do. She did an amazing job, even holding up each page so the other kids could see the pictures. The kids are very excited.
When Bob emerges from his coccoon, he has wings and can fly. One day Bob decides to climb up to the top of the tree that they live under. This is the same message conveyed by in a much lighter, sillier way. I mixed white and red Model Magic ahead of time to make a rosy-pink color. This was a longer picture book than I generally read, but the kids were enthralled. Sweet story about friendship, as well as the importance of earthworms. Otto is jealous and proceeds to wish that he had climbed the tree with Bob when he had the chance.
When the two meet again, Otto is still the same dirt-loving earthworm, but Bob has done the unthinkable: grown wings. But several kids, mostly girls, said it was their favorite. They begin a friendship, like we often do, based all on similarities. Bob explains to Otto though that being a worm is extremely important. I also gave the kids markers, gluesticks, and rhinestones, encouraging them to make flowers however they liked.