This week we read Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
Instead of buying their groceries at a store, the people of Chewandswallow get their food from the sky! Everyday breakfast, lunch and dinner rains down from the clouds. All is well until the weather takes a turn for the worse!
We have seen the movie, but this was the first time we have ever read the book. It was really cute and like the movie, makes you hungry!
To make it fun, I had Kiley go into the kitchen, pick out food that we eat and take a picture of it. I printed out the pictures and used them to show the different food groups. We divided each food into it's group and made our own food pyramid.
She's still learning what food goes in which group. We play games with the pictures and it's really helped as a visual learning tool.
We read about the Cirrus, Cumulus, Stratus and Alto clouds and saw what each looks like. Then Kiley made her own clouds out of cotton balls.
It's been so long since I learned about clouds that I had forgotten all about their names and which was which. So even I learned something!
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