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Stunning illustrations fill Jan Brett's stories
Gary Post Tribune
Author Jan Brett brings us a brand new delightful look at Easter in "The Easter Egg." Brett's breathtaking illustrations are in a class by themselves. ...

Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog: The Hat by Jan Brett
By Mrs. Larremore and her husband Mr. Larremore
This week, we read the book The Hat by Jan Brett. We created a story map to show the setting, the characters, the events, and the problem in the story. Then we made hedgehogs with hats on their head. The hedgehogs were made from a TLC ...
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miller moments: Volcano Experiment
By Miller Moments
Valentines Day Clifford's First Valentine's Day by Norman Bridwell Franklin's Valentine's by Paulette Bourgeois The Day it Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond The Valentine Bears by Eve Bunting & Jan Brett ...
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The Magic School House: WR19 - Day 90 the midpoint
By Karen
10:30 LB worked on ordinal numbers while signing The Twelve Days of Christmas from book by Jan Brett. 10:30 - 11:45 CC Rosetta Stone French . LB fed chickens and dogs, jumped on trampoline, played with stuffed animals ...
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Ms. Davis' Kindergarten Classroom: Jan Brett Author Study
By Ms. Davis
During the last half of January and the first half of February, our class is learning about Jan Brett. She is a children's author and illustrator who writes and illustrates the most amazing books. On Thursday, we read one of her books, ...
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Miss Brooke & Miss Jackie ? Jan 25, 2010
Another wonderful moment in our classroom last week was when we dramatized The Mitten by Jan Brett. Each child was able to pretend that he or she was a character in the story and physically crawled into a pretend mitten in our classroom ...
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Snow! Snow! Snow! | Mrs. Hill's Library Blog
By Cynthia Hill
... The Mitten by Jim Aylesworth; The Mitten by Jan Brett; The Hat by Jan Brett; The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett; Pip and Squeak by Ian Schoenherr; Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan; Bentley's Snowflakes by Jaqueline Briggs Martin ...
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What's Olivia up to?: Very Merry Christmas...

By Stephanie
... LullaBible Storybook by Stephen Elkins; Me and My Dad! by Alison Ritchie; Mitten by Jan Brett; Old MacDonald Had a Farm; Olivia helps with Christmas by Ian Falconer; Olivia's Opposites by Ian Falconer; On the Beach by Usborne; One, ...
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February Calendar
Listen to Storytime: "The Mitten" Storytime begins anew this year at the Barnes & Noble at 11 am in the reading of "The Mitten" by Jan Brett. ...

Winter starlight - a review of The Sea Mice and the Stars ...
By Zoe
Two other winter-but-not-christmas themed books we've enjoyed are The Mitten, adapted and illustrated by Jan Brett, The Tomten and the Fox by Astrid Lindgren, illustrated by Harald Wiberg. I haven't been able to get hold of the ...
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Books and Article Direct ? Blog Archive ? The 20th Century ...
By admin
I personally have a preference for the illustrations of those like Michael Hague and Jan Brett who have illustrated numerous beautiful children's books. Rating: 1 / 5. Teacher Mom says: January 29, 2010 at 10:33 am ...
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hedgehog & friends: Hedgie's Alphabet & Other Games for KIDS
Came across the website of Jan Brett, the famous author illustrator for children's book. Readers can check out her website at that has lots of games and activities for young children. Posted by KP at 8:00 PM ...
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Every School Every Thursday - Urbandale, Dallas Center-Grimes ...
First-grade students have been studying author and illustrator Jan Brett. They are making a gingerbread friends mural and have watched a video about Brett. ...

The Almost Librarian: Some More Great Winter Reads
By Valerie
The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett. This story, filled with Brett's amazing and detailed illustrations, is an adaptation of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, but set in cold and blustery northern Canada. (Ages 4-9). Jan Brett's website ...
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Friends School of Portland Parents: Reading suggestions for ...
By Maya
Anything Jan Brett, but most especially her rendering of The Owl and the Pussycat. Mrs. Coverlet series. Henry Reed series by Keith Robertson!!! Henry Huggins, Ramona the Pest, and that whole series by Beverly Cleary ...
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News at JA ? Story Time
By Michelle Mills
Preschoolers enjoyed hearing the story of Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett. Librarian George Johnson demonstrated making corn cakes for the students, as the story's heroine had done for the animals. The students went home with a ...
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Kindergarten Math and Economics: Welcome!
By Technology Integration Specialist
Jan Brett reads and draws Gingerbread Baby Jan Brett at Home How to draw Gingerbread Friends and ...
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Mrs. Handley's First Grade: Writing Centers
By Lee Ann Handley
Great Authors to Share With Parents. Eric Carle; Jan Brett. Thursday, January 28, 2010. Writing Centers. Every week we are involved in writing centers that help us strengthen our writing skills. One center involves a "special project". ...
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Housley's Classroom Connection
By Mrs. Housley
Which is your favorite Jan Brett book? Christmas Around the World Resources. The Holiday Spot ? The North Pole ? Santa's Net. Science Resources. The Yuckiest Site on the Internet. Reading Street Resources. Waltke's Web. Reading Games ...
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Simply at Home: Book Basket ~ Snowy Days
By Wendi
Our new bookshelf features some of our old favorites: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats The Big Snow by Berta and Elmer Hader White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt The Mitten by Jan Brett The Hat by Jan Brett ...
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What are some creative ideas to do in a classroom to bring ...
By admin
Why don't you bring in a prop that matches with the story, like if you are reading The Mitten by Jan Brett, bring in a mitten and then let the children read aloud a paragraph. Then when their paragraph is done pass the mitten to the ... -

Shaken Mama: KP's Amazing List of Great Children's Books
By Shaken Mama
Bill Peet, Bernard Waber, Lois Lenski, James Stevenson, Eric Carle, Rosemary Wells, Jan Brett, H.A. Rey, William Steig, Barbara Cooney (Miss Rumphius!), David Weisner, Eileen Christelow, Helen Lester/Lynn Munsinger (A Porcupine Named ...
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leeds reads ? Blog Archive ? Yes, I'm Still Here
By Teacher Ruth
First Graders did an outstanding job of using a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast two stories by Jan Brett, The Hat and The Mitten. Next week, Kindergarten and First Grade lessons will incorporate use of the Smartboard as we visit ...
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Cruitt's Classroom Connection: Week of February 1-5
By Ms. Cruitt
What is your favorite Jan Brett book? CONTACT INFORMATION. School Email: [email protected] Home Email: [email protected] I prefer this email. I can check it when I am away from school. Meetings can be arranged from ...
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Got Kimchi?: A Time to Read
By Jane
Ryan's teacher didn't kick me out so I read two other Jan Brett stories. Interestingly, they all had cute little hedgehogs. I certainly don't miss the whole load that goes along with teaching, but there are many things I miss. ...
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Design Your Own Photo Snowflake Ornament | Snorkelinggifts10 ...
By admin
They're a great way to have a fun party with all of your Your Own Holiday Ornament Click here for a free subscription to Click here for the best bookstore prices on Jan Brett books Jan Brett 1996-2009. ... -

Pictures from the last week. ? Ms. Thomas' Class Blog
By msjthomas
Acting out ?The Mitten,? by Jan Brett. The badger snuggles in... The badger snuggles in? Playing with alphabet manipulatives. Matching up sight words. Making 6 tile books. Leave a Comment. No Comments Yet so far. Leave a comment ...
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My Family My Forever: Zoo Class--Rain Forests and Umbrellas
By Susana
When we were in zoo class, I remembered that we had the book, The Umbrella, by Jan Brett at home. Joe and I have enjoyed this book for a couple years now. It was a perfect bedtime story that night to go along with our class earlier in ...
My Family My Forever - | ? Blog Archive ? Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
By admin
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett. January 25th, 2010. See larger image ? Gingerbread Baby (Hardcover). By (author) Jan Brett. List Price: $16.99 USD. New From: $9.31 In Stock. Used from: $1.59 In Stock. Filed under: Living Children's Books ... -

Paisley Patchwork: The Mitten, by Jan Brett
By Heidi
The Mitten, by Jan Brett is a great book. I happen to own the board book version, which I think may be abridged, but either copy is great. Paige and I read it fairly frequently, but this week I was reminded by this post, that Jan Brett ...
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Harry potter Book: Kids looking for something new? Give them ...
By taluxman
The Mitten by Jan Brett (4-8 years) Source: NEA. Summer is the perfect time for children to explore new worlds and to polish their readingSkills. Sitting in front of the TV to a popular pastime, but spending eight or more hours per day ...
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Library hosts animals in winter program
Chronicle Times
This event will correspond with the reading of the book "The Mitten" by Jan Brett. Special guest for the afternoon will be Kerisa Pingel of the Sanford ...

Whitby students go wacky for Wildlife Wednesdays
On this day, the upbeat principal decided to tell Grade 4 students a story written by Jan Brett called The Mitten. In the book, a boy loses his mitten and ...

What we are reading: The Hat by Jan Brett ? Emmalina and Her ...
By emmalina73
On the recommendation of the lovely Cheyrl who is my guru on all things homeschooling, Waldorf and life in general (and can be found at her excellent homeschooling blog Finding Fairy Doors), I checked out a Jan Brett book from the ...
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The Ribbe's Big Southern Adventure: Boys Basketball
By Ribbe Family
Meeting Jan Brett! My Seasonal Clock is Off! Three Months!! ► October (7). Mom's and Grace's Big Campout. "Cast Away" by Eli ? Fellowship of Believers ? Weekend of Four Ribbes ? "All I Want For Christmas..." Eli is "10"! ...
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Lost In Pizzaland: Supplies Needed For Week 19: January 23-January ...

By Lady In Red
Whee! by Carol Greene; The Mitten by Jan Brett. Food/Snacks: Pedestal Snack Bowls: Round plastic bottle or containers, metal paper fasteners, plastic cup or margarine tub, permanent markers, colored plastic tape(red, white and blue), ...
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Defender Rider Winter Riding Mitten 5 « Bliss Agliff
By admin
10495EN Valentine 6131EN The Mitten Jan Brett 3.0.5. 26792EN An American Rodeo: Riding and Ro Lisa Gabbert 4.5 0.5 18851EN Animals in Winter Henrietta Bancroft 2.5 0.5. The Friday Random Ten+5 embarks on its latest futile enterprise: ...
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Flavorful Fractions! | Mrs. Hamrac's Classroom Blog
By Mrs. Hamrac
Jan Brett. A Chat with Jan Brett ? Jan and the Blue Angels ? Jan Brett Website ? Jan's blog ? The Easter Egg ? The Hat. Math. First In Math ? Fraction Bars ? Fraction Flags ? Fractions ? Melvin's Potions ? Snowball Fight. Stations ...
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Journey from the Chrysalis: The End of the Week
By Journey From the Chrysalis
Our Winter Book List. Winter King, Summer Queen by Mary Lister; Town Mouse, Country Mouse by Jan Brett; Sun-day, Moon-day by Cherry Gilchrist; Winter by Gerda Muller. Followers. Blog Archive ...
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The Almy Family Journal: Daisy Comes Home--Children's Story About ...
By Valerie and Jeff
(wink wink) It's called Daisy Comes Home by Jan Brett. She is an incredible artist and I'm a big fan already of her work and watercolor illustrations. This book was inspired by her DIL, Jun, who is from China and the trip the family all ...
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January 2010 | Mrs. Prince's Class Blog
By Mrs. Jeanne Prince
We will be reading and learning about the author/illustrator Jan Brett as well as studing temperature, snow and ice. Martin Luther King, Jr. will teach us nonviolence, peace and love for all men. Hoot time will include working with ...
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My Life with the Boys: Busy busy busy
By Stephanie Drennon
We read The Mitten by Jan Brett. Logan colored each animal as I read about them in the story. We talked about the colors and the names of the animals. Then I cut out the animals and he cut out the mitten and he glued the animals on the ...
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Silly Eagle Books: 100+ songs to sing with your child (and the ...
By vanessa
The Twelve Days of Christmas Illustrated by Jan Brett. 83. The Twelve Days of Christmas Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith. 84. We Three Kings by Olga Zharkova. 85. The Little Drummer Boy by Kristina Rodanas ...
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The School House: Fun with The Mitten, by Jan Brett.
By Lacey
All week we have been reading The Mitten, by Jan Brett as part of our Winter Unit. Today, we colored the animals from the book and glued them "in" the mitten. To find these animals and mitten to print, just visit Jan Brett's Website ...
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Winter Educational Activities for preschoolers | Printable Holiday ...
By Master
For fun, try one of thesewonderfully entertaining and beautifully illustrated winter books by Jan Brett (one of my favorite illustrators of children): The Mitten ...
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Mommy's Little Helper: Preschool Activities January 25-29, 2010
By Heather J.
The Mitten by Jan Brett. Language Arts- Read "The Mitten" by Jan Brett. Have child help the second time using visuals. Math- Mitten Matching File Folder Game. Science/Cooking- talk about how it can often snow in the winter and about ...
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Dishpan Dribble: The Race in Massachusett's
By Mrs. Darling
Blueberry House ? The Mitten - The Mitten was written by Jan Brett and has always been one of my children's favorite books. Now that winter is here it's a fun book to read and study. I ... 12 hours ago ...
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Ms. Shoup's Kindergarten Class: Jan Brett
By Ms. Shoup
We have been reading tons of Jan Brett's books in class! Ask your child to tell you about his/her favorite Jan Brett story. We've practiced retelling each story, graphed our favorite choices, and even learned how to draw Hedgie! ...
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Miss Ripperger's Kindergarten Class: Snowman Math and Library!
By Miss Ripperger
As a reward for doing so well, Mrs. Baker let each student choose a stuffed animal to join them on the carpet while she read the story "The Mitten" by Jan Brett. It was a great, silly story! Playing the snowman game in math ...
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Kozy Kids Family Daycare: Mailbox Teacher Store
By Michelle
Polar Bear - Today we read " Three Snow Bears" by Jan Brett. It wasn't long tonight the book before several of the kids starting saying " this is like Goldilocks!" And.... 7 hours ago ...
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Free Online Printable Calendars, 12 month calendar on one page ...
By Eren Mckay
Jan Brett. Children's Book Author and Illustrator Jan Brett has a beautiful collection of calendars. Jan Brett You can go to the calendar page by clicking here or on the pink rose to the right →. English and Spanish Calendar ...
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By Grandma Jeanne
Hedga & Hedgie Hedgehog: Jan Brett's paper dolls plus hiking, ballerina, fireman, and cowgirl/cowboy outfits 75. PIG with clothes by Karen 76. Zelda and Ivy: 2 fox paper dolls and outfits to color. From Laura McGee Kvasnosky's Fun Stuff ...
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Education World: Education World Early Childhood Education ...
By Neha Arora
Read aloud to children The Mitten by Jan Brett. Then print out these beautiful masks -- one for each character in the book. Glue each mask onto a craft stick or punch holes on either side of the mask and run a string through it. ...
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miller moments: N is for Noah
By Miller Moments
We wrapped up our letter N week by reading several versions of Noah's Ark. But our favorite, especially for the pictures, was the story written from the perspective of Noah's grandson by Jan Brett Our activity was very simple. ...
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Wee Wonderfuls: what do kindergarteners down south draw?
By Hillary Lang
we're all snowmen and mittens around here. these are a big hit this weekend, jan brett coloring pages.
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Reading with Children to Teach and Comfort: Using Picture Books to ...
What Are You So Grumpy About? by Tom Lichtenheld (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2007); The Wild Christmas Reindeer, by Jan Brett (G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1990); Hug, by Jez Alborough, (Candlewick, 2001); Leon the Chameleon, ...
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Once Upon a Kitchen: winter
By carmen
The Mitten, The Hat and Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett; The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver (love it!!! love her!!) Little Bear (love this cartoon); Dirty Jobs; Blue Pastures by Mary Oliver ...
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A Royal Room: The Mitten
By Meet Queen Hicks
Check out these Golden Globe stars last week reenacting the story, The Mitten by Jan Brett. They were truly award winning. And naturally we had more than one encore performance! Andrew and Isabella keep us on track turning the big book ...
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Musings from the Empty Nest - Midwinter
By bookmama29
I don't pick up posters (no wall room at the library), but couldn't resist the new Jan Brett poster. I came back with three tote bags worth of stuff, but JD packed all of her swag into a huge wheeled tote about the size of a ...
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Mama Librarian: Review: The Mitten - Jim Aylesworth
By Mama Librarian
The only other version of The Mitten I've read is the Jan Brett one, although we have another (Tresselt?) in the library. I'm going to have to check that one out, because the ending of this one is quite different. ...
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karmamatopoeia: Helping Haiti
By Sparklee
Got a Jan Brett author study, and to be honest, found it a bit lightweight. My kids are so beyond story sequencing! So, we're doing our own thing (a familiar refrain with us.) First, we explored her wonderful website. ...
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The Songs We Sang, 01/15/2010 « Sing Books with Emily, the Blog
By Sing Books with Emily (Track 22); The Owl and the Pussycat (Words by Edward Lear, Illustrated by Jan Brett) I sing this poem with an adaptation of the melody by Lorraine Nelson Wolf ...
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4 Pillar X Nar-2 Cut File
By admin
Back to School Bookmarks from Jan Brett Just print and cut apart these. Product details and features for 4? Pillar” x Nar-2 Cutt File (183-40222) Category: Pillar Files in Tools and Accessories- DealTime. Compare stores & shop for Home ...
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Hats For Haiti « Geer Park
By Mary Timpf
Ms. Awada will be reading “The Hat” by Jan Brett, to the school using our broadcasting system & some teachers will have activities for their students to participate in. Join in the fun & help out! This entry was posted on Saturday, ...
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Literacy Launchpad: Snow, Snoow, Snooow, Snoooow!
By Amy @ Literacy Launchpad
This week we read The Mitten (Jan Brett). Last year we read Brett's The Hat during the month of January. And I was pleasantly surprised this week when I showed The Mitten to one of my classes and one student mistook it for The Hat (the ...
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kids book hoot | ABCBOOKSBYANN.COM
By admin
The Mitten by Jan Brett Stellaluna by Janell Cannon Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss Strega Nona by Tomie De Paola The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams How the Grinch Stole Christma by Dr. Seuss ...

Sea Star Academy: The last two weeks of work
By Sea Star
It is so fun to read Dr. Seuss and Jan Brett books that have nothing to do with school work. This is about it for school work. We are just getting warmed up again after being off for a few weeks. I think we are doing pretty well. ...
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Our Country Road: The Mitten Craft
By Our Country Road
Cut 4 strips of paper from the second piece of paper. Weave the strips through the slits in the mitten. Glue down each strip on the edges. Trim off the strips. We did this craft after reading 'The Mitten' by Jan Brett. ...
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Hibernation Day! | Mrs. Hilferty's Kindergarten Class
By Mrs.Hilferty
We read The Mitten by Jan Brett and used animals puppets to retell the story. In the afternoon we sang a song about animals that hibernate and then we made little caves out of paper bags. At the end of the day we looked at some pictures ...
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Acres of Sage: A Disney ride home strikes me down
By Molly Bredehoft
Christmas Treasury by Jan Brett ? The Little Drummer Boy by Ezra Jack Keats ? The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg ? Christmas in the Big Woods by Laura Ingles Wilder ? How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss ? Bear Stays Up for ...
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Brett Farve | All The Action Figures
By admin
$24.95. Buy and sell [Breathlessly Brett] at great prices. Jan Brett's Snowy Treasury $25.79. Jan Brett's Snowy Treasury. Brett Favre: America's Quarterback $13.45. Brett Favre: America's Quarterback. Helena Brett's Career (1913) $28.37 ...
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Printable Analogy Worksheets | Download Free Ebook
Jan Brett's Home Page ... Filesize : 82 KbTag : website, favorites; pdf format; Download ? LIBRARY LINKS; public school teachers and I did find ...
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January 2010 Hedge a gram ? Jan Brett's Blog
By Jan Brett
This entry was posted on Friday, January 15th, 2010 at 1:26 am and is filed under Jan Brett Posts. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. ...
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miller moments: Snow Day
By Miller Moments
Snow by Roy MckKie and P.D. Eastman Valentines Day Clifford's First Valentine's Day by Norman Bridwell Franklin's Valentine's by Paulette Bourgeois The Day it Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond The Valentine Bears by Eve Bunting & Jan Brett ...
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Abban Kindergarten
By AbbanKindergarten
On Wednesday I read The Mitten by Jan Brett. For the past two days, your child has been cutting, coloring and gluing the characters from the story. They will retell the story in the large group tomorrow then take the book home to retell ...
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Make Way For Anderson's Ducklings: Why we don't make snowflakes at ...
By Tami Anderson
Book of the Week. Book of the Week The Night Before Christmas By: Jan Brett. My Favorite Read Aloud Books. Tami's book recommendations, reviews, favorite quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book. About Me ...
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Weird Bird in Love ? Blog Archive ? Mash-ups
By weirdbird
Tilt got on Google and confirmed that there is a children's author named Jan Brett. We didn't really think anything of the ?Luther? part until an hour or so later, when Zag asked us about the upcoming church service for ?John Luther ...
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Mrs. Gough's Web Site ? Blog Archive ? January 15th 2010
By admin
The students all had a blast! I got some of the performance on video which I hope to have up on here as soon as possible for all to enojoy! Next week our theme will be looking at the books The Mitten and The Hat by Jan Brett. ...
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Children's Library Corner
Chronicle Times
The After School Bunch will meet Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm "The Mitten" by Jan Brett will be read and animals from the Sanford Museum will ...

Mittens for moles
Daily Iberian
... a preschool class from St. Anne's Preschool and a few preschoolers from Epiphany Day School heard the story of The Mitten by Jan Brett. ...

The Accidental Homeschooler: Hedgehogs, and the Elegance Thereof
By Kelly Mine
We named our GPS "Hedgie" after the character in Jan Brett's stories, Hedgie' Surprise, and The Hat. We became a big fan of Jan Brett and her books because she also loves hedgehogs, and features them in many of her stories. ...
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The Kindergarten Corner at WBS
By Robin White
*continuing to read Jan Brett books. This week in Centers: *Mrs. Aseltine's Concept of the Week - few *colored arctic animals with crayons and then painted over with watercolors *Science Weekly ? discussion about the weather and seasons ...
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Education World: Education World Lesson Planning Newsletter ...
By Neha Arora
Use Jan Brett's The Mitten to teach sequencing. Teacher Lesson #2. Celebrate Poe's birthday (Jan. 19), improve paragraph writing. Teacher Lesson #3. Use a Venn diagram to compare two Poe classics. More Lesson Ideas ...
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PAJAMA READING PARTY!! ? Hillsboro Public Library
By librarian
During the hour, we'll be reading Jan Brett's book The Mitten and helping the story come to life through activities. Take home activities and door prizes will be given away! Pajamas are encouraged! For more information contact Marion ...
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Onward ? Photobiography of African-American Explorer Matthew ...
By jennylbailey
Books We're Reading. Onward by Dolores Johnson, National Geographic, 2006. The Great and Only Barnum by Candace Fleming, Schwartz & Wade books, 2009. Brandon (my 7-year-old) is reading Jan Brett books at school. ...
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Teaching Readers to Think: Snowy Treasure by Jan Brett
By Pam
Well, the newest book by a favorite - Jan Brett. If you have a little one that loves animals and funny stories, this one is for you (and them!). This story, set in winter time, combines many of her famous characters, previously seen in ...
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Room 128 News Jan. 14, 2010 ? Room 128
By davis_paula
Last Friday the children made mittens from the Jan Brett version of the book, and we used musical instruments to express the sounds of each animal as we read the story. In the sensorial area we've introduced attributes: thick, thin, ...
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TWEET TWEET | Mrs. Hamrac's Classroom Blog
By Mrs. Hamrac
Jan Brett. A Chat with Jan Brett ? Jan and the Blue Angels ? Jan Brett Website ? Jan's blog ? The Easter Egg ? The Hat. Math. First In Math ? Fractions ? Melvin's Potions ? Snowball Fight. Stations. Cause/Effect ? Thursday/Friday ...
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Life Learning: Tuesday
By Numeric MaMa
... by Elsa Beskow The Tomten by Astrid Lindgren The Tomten and The Fox by Astrid Lindgren Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore Winter by Gerda Muller In the Land of Fairies by Daniela Drescher Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett ...
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Adventures of a Flake: The Mitten
By BranFlakes
This week we are learning about arctic animals, so of course we had to read The Mitten by Jan Brett. We thought it would be fun to see how many animals we could fit in our white glove. We fit a quail, an elephant, a peacock, a tiger, ...
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The weather outside is frightful?K. | Mrs. Hilferty's Kindergarten ...
By Mrs.Hilferty
We will be taking all about Hibernation this Friday during Hibernation Day:) We will have a classroom cave to hang out in, do an experiment to see how blubber helps some animals stay warm, and read and retell Jan Brett's book, ...
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emily baylis
By emilybaylis
We are doing an author study of Jan Brett, and since a lot of her books take place in the snow, and this is Hawaii's ??winter?? we decided to incorporate snow into the lessons, as they kids are always so interested in it! ...
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Wasabi Mommy: Jan Brett
By Nf1andprek-whisper
Jan Brett. I just wanted to let teachers and homeschoolers know that Jan brett is having a contest on her website to win her book easter eggs. Happy winning! If you learned about it through me and you win, please let me ...
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Life Learning: Tuesday
By Numeric MaMa
... and "Gingerbread Baby" by Jan Brett. Brother always sits and listens. Then Brother and I went off for me to read for him "Masha and The Bear." Masha and the Bear is listed as a younger Kindergartener story in my Enki books. ...
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Mrs. Torneden's News: January 11 Newsletter
By Nicole Torneden
Holidays Around the World, Weather, Counselor. A Few Of The Books We Have Read In Class: 1) Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins. 2) The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. 3) Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett. 4) Ginberbread Friends by Jan Brett ...
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Room Full of Stories: Stories from the Library: January 4-8
By Megan Griffith
1st Grade: 1st Graders listened to a final Jan Brett story, The Three Snow Bears, a version of Goldilocks set in an Inuit village. As always, Jan Brett charms her audiences with intricate illustrations and a sense of fun. ...
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Lanie's Place Blog
By Lanie
The Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett with CD We also have Green Eggs and Ham and other Dr Suess stories on CD and Animal Tales African stories read by Jack Nicholson We have tons of other library books out currently as well, the children ...
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Mountjoy's Kindergarten Class: WEEK IN A PEEK!
By Donna Mountjoy
We read The Mitten by Jan Brett and several other books that had mittens in them. We have found matching mittens, added mittens, and counted mittens by two's. We are writing a book and introducing the words said and have to our reading ...
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The Mitten | Mrs. v's Busy Bees
By tvandenenden
This week we are studying Jan Brett's story entitled, 'The Mitten'. You might wish to practice reading the following song/poem with your child at home: (to.
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Miss Amanda's Preschool Pages: January 11th-15th, 2010
By PJ & Amanda Westlund and family
Circle Time: Listen to the story "The Mitten" by Jan Brett. We'll look at pictures of different animals and talk about how they stay warm in the winter. Some grow thick coats of fur or feathers and some hibernate. ...
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Classroom Notes from Mrs. Logue's First Grade : Meriwether Lewis ...
By Anne Logue
We are also continuing to explore the works of Jan Brett. Math is geometric shapes and coins. Towards the end of the week we will be doing a lot of activities around Dr. Martin Luther Day. January 10, 2010 |Written by: Anne Logue ...
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Our Learning Adventure: Back to School ;)
By Jessalyn
I am super excited to start a mini-unit this week based on the book by Jan Brett, "The Mitten." Almost all of the ideas were found here, on the Totally Tots blog. I have always loved this book and we read it all the time, ...
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Mrs. Schmelzer's First Grade Class: BRRRR! It's Cold Outside ...
By Mrs. Schmelzer
We started our year off with a theme using the story The Mitten by Jan Brett. She also wrote the Gingerbread Baby and Gingerbread Friends and the kids love her peek a book pictures! We read a few other folktales of The Mitten this week ...
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MyThreeSons: Snow Week
By My Three Sons
If you have never read "The mitten" by Jan Brett it is a great story along with exquisite artwork. I recommend this book for any family. On Tuesday we read. Magic Schoolbus sleeps for the winter. The little Penguin. A Silly Snowy Day ...
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Second graders at Primary Center volunteer as student broadcasters
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
A book with a story where many animals speak is The Hat by Jan Brett. You and your child can practice the concept of even and odd numbers by using page ...

Books My Children Read: 2010 Children's Book Releases
By Kids Books
My wife, a Jan Brett fan, will definately go after her new book The Easter Egg. My 3rd grade son, a Goosebumps fan, with their release of The Little Shop of Hamsters, definately piggybacking on the Zhu Zhu Pets craze. ...
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Memories of a Catholic Wife and Mother: January Picture Book Basket
By Christine
The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett. Jan Brett does an excellent job of retelling Goldilocks and the Three Bears as a winter tale. As always, she also succeeds in intriguing children (and adults) with her detailed illustrations. ...
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Catholic Faith Education: More Bible Coloring Pages
By Gilles Côté
Nicely done by Jan Brett. Coloring Pages - A handful of drawings to color: Noah's Ark; Abraham; Isaac and Rebekah; God Calls Moses; God Guides His People; Moses and the Twelve Spies; Brave Queen Esther!; Baby Jesus is Born! ...
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Milam's Classroom Connection
By Milam's Classroom Connection
... YMCA Swim Safety Lessons ? Fiesta. ► October (2). This week in reading? Story: Pearl and Wagner Pho... Thursday, Octtober 15, 2009. About Me. Milam's Classroom Connection. View my complete profile. What is your favorite Jan Brett book?
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Mr. G's Busy Bees: Brr! It's Winter in Samsula!
By Mr. Gibbs
In reading, we read The Mitten by Jan Brett. We read the story throughout the week. We learned how to identify characters, problems, and events in a story. We also retold the story from beginning, middle, to end. ...
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Timeless Thursday: The Mitten by Jan Brett | Margo Dill's Read ...
By Administrator
So what's a better Timeless Thursday book to remember today than The Mitten by Jan Brett? I remember when I was studying to be an elementary education teacher in the early 1990s, and everybody raved about Jan Brett?especially The Mitten ...
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miller moments: Welcome back to School
By Miller Moments
On Noah's Ark by Jan Brett City by Numbers by Stephen T. Johnson Good Night, Little Bear by Richard Scarry A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes Noah's Ark by Melanie Joyce Franklin's Neighborhood by Paulette Bourgeois ...
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Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds: 2 Year Old boys
By Sheryl
Author Study: Jan Brett - (Click here to go to Jan Brett's website.) Jan Brett is a prolific as an author and illustrator! Her books are instantly recognizable, with her trademar... 15 hours ago ...
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My Family My Forever: All About Bears
By Susana
The Three Snow Bears?we are reading tons of Jan Brett books this month. I honestly have never read any of her books before, but am falling in love with them. This is a fun story, a great twist on the traditional ?Goldilocks?. ...
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Mall-ard's Kindergarten Happenings: "The Mitten" - A Great ...
By Mrs.Mallon & Mrs. Dillard
One of our favorite stories to share with the children after the winter break is "The Mitten" retold by Jan Brett. It's about a boy who asks his grandmother to knit him a pair of white mittens. She warns him that the color is not a good ...
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Arts and Letters Live Spring Season ? Dallas Museum of Art ...
By Amy
March 28 Author-illustrator Jan Brett (author of The Mitten and many other books). April 16 Elizabeth Kostova, author of The Historian and The Swan Thieves (connections to Lens of Impressionism exhibition). April 18 Jeff Kinney, ...
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Journeys of an Inspired Teacher: Bloom's Taxonomy Revised
By inspiredteacher
... The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle; There Was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly (with CD) by Simms Taback; Town Mouse Country Mouse by Jan Brett; Usborne Lift-the-Flap Picture Atlas (World) by Alex Frith and Kate Leake ...
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Festivals and events
Arizona Daily Star
Reading "The Mitten" by Jan Brett and making a craft. Registration required. For ages 6-8. 4-5 pm Jan. 7. Free. 229-5303. "NASA: Driven to Explore" ? Pima ...

What's happening: This week's calendar
Arizona Daily Star
9 am-noon Jan. 9. Free. 229-5300. Crafty Readers ? Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Reading "The Mitten" by Jan Brett and making a craft. ...

Ramblings of a Crazy Woman: The Mitten by Jan Brett for Toddlers
By jennwa
In my Toddler's class we read,"The Mitten" by Jan Brett. Because these kids are so young, they need to do very simple projects. Here are some ideas we did. I cut out mitten shapes from paper and they decorated them with buttons and ...
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cici at home: the hat (with apologies to jan brett)
By Cici
You may remember I made these for the kids. They still wear them. Amazingly, just before Christmas we still had them. None were lost. Then, one unfortunate stroll through Marshall's the middle boy stuffed his hat into the hood of...
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Totally Tots: Once Upon a Book ~ The Mitten
By Jolanthe
Hide the Mitten ~ Using either the mittens from the Mitten Matching game or the ones printed off from the Jan Brett website, play a game of ?Hide the Mitten? together, similar to Hide and Seek. Take turns hiding the mitten from each ...
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My Many Coloured Days: Mittens
By My Many Coloured Days
We will be spending a whole week having fun with Jan Brett's "The Mitten" for kindergarten as well. (Just google Jan Brett The Mitten and see all the fabulous links that will take you and your kids to amazing realms of learning and ...
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January 2010 ? Tburg Community Nursery School
By trumansburgcommunitynurseryschool
Next we'll read The Mitten by Jan Brett. I'm sure everyone is familiar with this favorite. We'll be sewing and lacing this week and make mittens to decorate our tree. And don't forget pajama day on the 14th & 14th! ...
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Playing House: Christmas in California
By Lucky Mommy
Here are the Dala horses from Grandma and Grandpa, along with a Jan Brett book about them. The boys love having their own that they can play with. The train set is old, but they got a new rail road crossing station to spice it up a ...
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Snow Unit ? Roo's Classroom
By Roo
The Tomten by Astrid Lindgren. Snowballs by Lois Ehlert. Curious George in the Snow. The Big Snow by Berta and Elmer Hader- the smaller kids lost interest since this is a longer story. Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett ...
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Preschool Playbook: Hot Chocolate Shop
By Preschool Playbook
2 days ago. Ramblings of a Crazy Woman ? The Hat by Jan Brett - Today at preschool today we read "The Hat" by Jan Brett.On Jan Brett website site you can get these great printouts to make puppets.Then we made these hedge... 1 day ago ...
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Preeti's Pre-K Pages ? Daily Journal Jan 7
By phapper
Today, we read Jan Brett's version of ?The Mitten?, an Ukranian folk tale. ??a boy, Nicki,? begs his grandmother, Baba, to knit him a pair of white mittens. In spite of her warnings that he will lose them and that they will be hard to ...
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The Mitten
By admin
Fewer children's books are as popular and beloved as Jan Brett's lively winter tale of The Mitten. Since its creation twenty years ago, it has appeared each and every year in bookstores across the country when the winter season rolls ...
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