BEDTIME 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.” -goodreads.com
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.