Incorporate themes from this story into other areas of the classroom.
Dramatic Play – Add jackets with buttons to your dress-up collection.
Blocks – Place a bin filled with buttons on a shelf in the block area. See how children incorporate them into their structures.
Writing Center – Suggest this as a story starter prompt, “Once upon a time I had a favorite _______ . . .
Arts & Crafts – Make button collages
Discovery Area – Discover how many different attributes you can use to sort a collection of buttons.
PLEASE send us your suggestions for how to extend the learning and play for Pete the Cat and the Groovy Buttons. We’ll post as many of your ideas as we can.
Send ideas to Leslie.Eslinger@cjbinc.com.