It's an Elephant and Piggie Fest!!

I still have my "Grade 1s going into Grade 2" from last year. I think our switch is happening tomorrow afternoon.  So I've been keeping my class busy this week with fun, mostly easy, but hopefully educational activities.

Michelle, my Grade 1 teaching buddy, showed me this cute Elephant and Piggie activity today.  After I read the kids ...

and ...

... we laughed and talked about the books and then they made up their own Elephant and Piggie comic strips.

I pinned the comic strip here, but it originally came from Erin at Adventures in Tutoring and Special Education. So thank you, Erin! I love it.

If you click on the image below it will take you to Erin's google.doc pdf. She has 3 different versions of this ... so cute!

And while I was looking for E&P activities, I found this extremely cute and educational unit. You can grab it by clicking on the image.

Here's a look at the table of contents. You can see how much is in it!

Okay, I'm off to bed. It's Day 3 for me and I'm pooped!


  1. Love Elephant and Piggie! Definitely going to give these activities a go. Thanks :)

  2. My kids and I love all things Mo Willems. These look wonderful. Thanks Barbara! Sweet dreams.
    ❀ Tammy
    Forever in First

  3. Mo Willems is one of my favorites. What a fun event to celebrate!

    Chickadee Jubilee

  4. Hey there!
    Could you email me when you can? I lost your email! :)
    One Berry Blog

  5. Thanks for the comic strip idea! I love Mo Willems!!
    Conversations in Literacy

  6. Thanks so much!!! I am CRAZY about Elephant and Piggy. I bought 10 more books for my classroom library this summer and can't wait until we can write our own stories!

  7. This is adorable.
    I LOVE that you have your kids from last year until enrollment gets settled. Our district has 9 days to get enrollment settled - so things are insane for 2 weeks. Keeping your kids from last year for a few days and only take a FEW days to get it all settled is such an awesome idea.

    Hope your weekend is relaxing. :D

  8. So glad you are enjoying the Elephant and Piggie comic strips. I enjoy you blog and thanks for mentioning mine. Erin

  9. I'm glad you are enjoying the Elephant and Piggie comic strips. Thanks for mentioning my blog. I enjoy the things you have posted on your blog. Erin


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