Today is Monday


Title: Today is Monday


Author: Eric Carle


Pages: 32

Summary(from publisher): String beans, spaghetti, ZOOOOP, roast beef, fresh fish, chicken and ice cream are the delicious fare during the week in this popular children’s song. Until Sunday. Then, all the world’s children are invited to come together and share in the meal.

Accompanying Discussion: Talk about food and meals. Ask students if they like to eat certain foods on certain days, and what they eat at home versus school. Do they help to cook? Who cooks in their homes?

Accompanying Activities: Check out all of the great activities here to color or write about healthy food. There are also some great suggestions on the Eric Carle website. Use cut up colored tissue paper to design a picture in the style of Eric Carle!

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