Along came a ____________ Who __________________________. Then turn it the other way to show “out came the sun and dried up all the rain”.
Spiders By Janet Bruno Spiderlings hatch from eggs. Adaptation of Little Miss Muffet _____________ sat on a ____________ Eating her (his) ______________ and whey. Spider on the Floor (Raffi) There’s a spider on the floor, on the floor. There’s a spider on the floor, Who could ask for anything more? Turn the circle halfway to show “down came the rain and washed the spider out”.
Spider Booklets This booklet is in the shape of a spider web. If they can read it, they can put out the ‘s’ piece of their puzzle.
(tickle back) The New Itsy-Bitsy Spider Collaborative Class Book Make a page with each child’s photo on it and the poem below (insert child’s name on each page.) Have students use a black marker to draw a spider on their head. The Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly Print individual student books to retell the story. – This is a factual cut and paste booklet about spiders. Write the letters s-p-i-d-e-r at the bottom of a picture of a spider web. Show each person in the group a flash card in turn.
As each child reads a flash card, he can attach one leg to the spider’s body. Have them erase one leg, then an eye, mouth and body part of each spider if the answer is correct. Class Web Make a class web to encourage cooperation. Roll the yarn back and forth, having each student hold their portion of the web until it is complete. Addition/Subtraction Readiness Use a spider body and eight leg pieces to show the various combinations that make eight.
Group Spider Legs Game Draw two spiders on the chalkboard with a body and eight legs. This song may be sung to the tune of “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” as you make the web. For instance, put 5 legs on one side of the body and 3 on the other side to make eight. Criss-Cross Applesauce (Children sit in a circle facing the next child’s back.) Criss-cross applesauce. The spider gets a _____ (insect name) The spider gets a ______, Spin, spin, oh watch it spin, The spider gets a ____. Five Little Spiders (October book) (Children could wear spider rings to act out Five little spiders crawling all around. ” The second one said, “My web is neat.” The third one said, “I have eight feet.” The fourth one said, “We’re all so small.” The fifth one said, “Time for autumn leaves to fall.” Then whoosh went the wind and out went the light And the five little spiders crawled out of sight! Oh, he’s just a dumb old lummock, this old spider on my stomach . Eency-Weency Spider Materials: Glue green strip of grass to bottom edge of 9×12 blue construction paper. Pull it all the way out (till you get to the short straw pieces) through the top of the straw. Have the child stand a few feet away and, with one straw end piece in each hand, right under the tagboard spider, have the child move his arms apart quickly, forcing the spider to glide up the fish line to the top where it is taped. I start my unit by finding out what the kids already know about spiders. I think spiders are so interesting and the kids love learning about them. Finally, have children put the spider ring on the straw and tape the straw to the side of their house, one piece of tape at the top and one tape at the very bottom (flexible straw may be positioned much like a downspout). Children may add details as they wish–draw curtains in the windows, flowers, etc.We learned a lot of new vocabulary words during this unit. To check their understanding of the word I gave them a colored spider and they drew a picture in their Science Journals to illustrate the word.In Math we made a Spider glyph and analyzed and graphed our data.