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In this Ivy Kids kit featuring the award winning book The Rainforest Grew All Around by Susan K. Mitchell, you will find:
- The book The Rainforest Grew All Around by Susan K. Mitchell, is a beautifully illustrated story that introduces readers to the rainforest and is fun to sing out loud!
- Read along Bookmark: Use to assist with reading comprehension.
- Rainforest Animals: Included in this month's kit is a collection of unique rainforest animals.
- Rainforest Animal Matching: Match each rainforest animal figure with the card displaying the animal’s picture and name.
- Wooden Snake: Use the paints to decorate your flexible wooden snake and use the included snake figures as models.
- Sounds of the Rainforest: Use the materials provided to create a rainstick, which is a musical instrument that sounds like falling water.
- Layers of the Rainforest: Place animal stickers on each layer of the rainforest board. Use the rainforest fact board to help you identify the animals that live in each layer.
- Rainforest Animal Scratch Art: Scratch off the colored coating on each rainforest animal to create colorful body parts and decorations on each animal.
- Kapok Pod Observation and Exploration: Included in this month’s kit is a pod from a real kapok tree that grows in the rainforest. Use your senses to explore the pod and record your observations.
- Inside a Kapok Pod: Hit the pod against a hard edge and crack it open. Observe and explore the inside of the pod and record your observations on the sheet provided.
- Planting a Kapok Tree in a Terrarium: Plant real kapok tree seeds in a terrarium to mimic the humid rainforest environment.
- Rainforest Animal Bingo: Cover all the rainforest animals on your board to win the game.
- Snakes and Vines: In this board game, players race their frog pawns up the kapok tree. Use vines for a short-cut but watch out for the snakes. The first player to reach the bromeliad plant wins the game.
- Bromeliad Jump: Push down on the frog to make it jump onto one of the numbered bromeliad plants. Keep score of the numbers your frog lands on.
- The Rainforest Grew All Around Story Retelling: Sequence the cards in the same order as the events happened in the story and then retell the story.
- Rainforest Diorama: Turn your Ivy Kids box into a rainforest. Create a rainforest scene inside the box with the rocks, leaves, twigs, and rainforest animals. Let your imagination run wild!