Chopsticks, our book of the week, told the story of two chopsticks. The chopsticks were used to doing EVERYTHING together, until one of the chopsticks was injured in an unfortunate incident involving asparagus. While the injured chopstick was resting, the healthy chopstick went out and experienced life without his best friend.
By the end of the story, both chopsticks learned that it is ok to spend some time apart. In fact, time apart for friends is often a great thing. When friends come back together, they will have lots of different experiences and stories to share.
We then brainstormed different activities we like to do alone and activities we like to do with others.
Using their chopsticks, students moved fruit snacks from their napkin to a cup. Some students were so quick with chopsticks that they moved the fruit snacks back and forth from the napkin to the cup several times!
|Getting the hang of using chopsticks.|
|Learning how to hold chopsticks was difficult.|
|Using the chopsticks to pick up fruit snacks.|
|Enjoying a treat!|
We are looking forward to reading Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal next week.