Bedtime Story & Study: Sleep Like a Tiger

sleep like a tiger 2BEDTIME STORY: Sleep Like a Tiger, by Mary Logue

“’Does everything in the world go to sleep?’ the little girl asks. In dialogue between a not-at-all sleepy child and understanding parents, the little girl decides ‘in a cocoon of sheets, a nest of blankets,’ she is ready to sleep, warm and strong, just like a tiger.”


1.) EXPLORING SLEEPING ANIMALS:  Every living must take time to sleep.  Talk about different animals and how they sleep.  A horse locks out its knees and sleeps standing up!  A sea otter floats on its back.  Leopards can sleep on a tree limb without falling off!  Remember to use rich language when discussing this topic with your child.  Don’t edit your vocabulary!  Use this article link to gather more ideas:

2.) SLEEPING FOX ART PROJECT:  Practice simple fine motor skills by coloring and cutting out the sleeping fox.  Click Here to print out the PDF on paper or cardstock.



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