RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Nakita Carson
Re: stuffed animals
Mon Dec 5, 2011 16:15

In the past my students have grabbed my stuffed animals to read with, but surprisingly this group is really not interested in them unless they make noise! And they would rather push the buttons on those rather than read to them!

  • stuffed animals - MaryBeth, Fri Dec 2 11:49
    Marlee- I used to put stuffed animals in my reading nook in the classroom in second grade. At first, students seemed to fight over them (apparently there were some animals that were much more... more
    • Re: stuffed animals - Nakita Carson, Mon Dec 5 16:15
      • Re: stuffed animals - MaryBeth, Mon Dec 12 09:28
        It's funny how each group of students respond differently to things in the classroom! As I said, I used them for awhile, but ended up throwing lots of stuffed animals away just because they were so... more
        • Re: stuffed animals - Nakita Carson, Tue Dec 13 19:37
          Today I actually bought in an Elf on the Shelf and they took to him slowly, but completely! By the end of the day today they were telling me to tell the elf they named Freddie, goodbye! Too funny!
        • Re: stuffed animals - whtiney fisher, Mon Dec 12 14:05
          So, would the students pretend to read to the stuffed animals or was it a part of being comfortable while reading? I have never worked in the younger grades so this is all new to me!
          • Re: stuffed animals - MaryBeth, Mon Dec 12 15:05
            I guess either one would work? I think it was more of a comfort thing for my students who were mostly in 1st and 2nd grade, but I guess they could try to read to the animal as well. Whatever works to ... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011