Leaf Man

Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
fiction
Grades: Preschool - 2nd
Lexile Level: 460L

Selected because: 
Leaf shapes match those found during the program at Blandy. Strong emphasis on color and shape. Incorporates an activity of collecting and/or rubbing leaves and identifying them in a field journal. 

Suggested activities:
Practice word and letter, shape and color recognition during read aloud. 

Go outside to collect leaves (or bring from home) and use them to assemble new pictures. Optional – cut leaves and/or glue in place to develop motor skills.