Description: After eating breakfast, Crawford the Cat brushes his teeth. He knows how and why brushing is important for healthy teeth and a nice smile. He also shows how he uses a Two Minute Egg Timer. When the sand runs out, he’s done brushing!
Description: After gardening, Crawford the Cat sits down to lunch only to discover he has forgotten to wash his very dirty hands. He makes a quick trip to the bathroom and demonstrates a good and fun way to wash hands.
Description: Crawford the Cat has a cold, but he’s a very good patient. He remembers to cover his mouth when he sneezes and to throw the tissues away. He also remembers to wash his hands often. He wants to make sure he gets well soon and doesn’t give his cold to anyone.
Description: Crawford the Cat wants to do cartwheels, but he isn’t very good at them at first. He practices and practices and practices, until finally, he has a wonderful time doing perfect cartwheels all over his backyard.
Description: Crawford the Cat has a fun bedtime routine that includes reading a book, brushing his teeth, and then stopping off at the bathroom. Once in bed, he stays in bed. He knows a good night’s sleep makes for a happy cat in the morning.
Description: Crawford and Harriet's "Try A Bite Club" meets once a week, and each of the good friends bring a brand new food to try. They get gold stars for every new dish they sample, and when they've tried ten, they get a blue ribbon! It's a fun way to try new foods!
Description: Students were assigned an Aesop Fable. They wrote a "Guess Who" paragraph from the perspective of one of the characters in the fable. They made a background setting, dressed up as their character, stood in front of their background, and when visitors pressed a button they were wearing, they recited their paragraph, giving the guest the opportunity to guess who they were and what fable they represented.
Description: Before going outside on a cold day, Crawford the Cat puts on his coat. He used to have trouble doing this, but not anymore. He has discovered an easy way to get the job done. And it’s fun to do, too!
Description: Before going to Grandma Guernsey’s, Crawford the Cat practices his good table manners. He sits up straight in his chair and puts his napkin on his lap. He says “please” and “thank you,” and tries a bite of everything. Good table manners make for good meals!
Description: Crawford the Cat has a kite, but no string. Then he remembers his friend Harriet the Hare has a string collection. By working together, Crawford and Harriet soon have the kite ready to go. They laugh and run and take turns flying the kite. Working together and playing together is fun!
Description: Crawford the Cat, and his friends Harriet the Hare and Milow the Mouse try to play Tether Ball, but Milow is too short to reach the ball. Milow says he can just watch, but Crawford has a better idea. They will choose a game in which all of them can participate. Soon the group is playing tag, and everyone is having fun!
Description: A short video clip to practice learning the 'ot' family. This clip can be used over and over again to increase decoding and fluency skills presented by Mrs. Nichols and Tops the Monkey. Check out, www.topsthemonkey.com
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Description: Crawford the Cat spends a rainy morning coloring pictures, building puzzles and playing with all of his toys. When he’s finished, he cleans up the room, putting each toy and game back where it belongs. That way, everything will be ready for him the next time he wants to play.