I love wordplay (no surprise there), and I’m always surprised at how many idioms I come across related to any topic I research.
When I was writing If You Want to Knit Some Mittens, I toyed with the idea of putting a bunch of sheep and knitting puns and idioms into the book. I didn’t do that—it already had enough layers to keep straight! But illustrator Angela Matteson and I did create a fun activity sheet for teachers and librarians and parents.
That’s all my Classroom Connections for 2021! Happy holidays, and I’ll see you in 2022 with more classroom activities and resources!
[My Classroom Connections posts share a way to connect one of my books or poems to a classroom topic–often something timely that you might be covering in the next month or so. Please share this post if you have educator friends who might be interested–thanks!]