Story stone soup is a caldecott honor book by marcia brown that retells an old french tale of three hungry soldiers returning from war who trick the inhabitants of a village into making them a feast. Out of curiosity, the villagers provide all the ingredients, onebyone. Each book contains a cd print books or audio files ebooks and a resource guide loaded with songs, music, and stepbystep directions for classroom use or performance. Pretty soon another villager came and asked about the soup. With the help of his many animal friends, he will make stone soup. Based on an old french folktate, the story is about how three hungry soldiers outsmart the selfish and miserly people living in a village so that they find themselves making the soldiers a feast.
Extend the book pumpkin soup by helen cooper by using this cooperative color mixing activity for preschool, prek, and kindergarten. Stone soup activities interactive book included by mindy. In this version, retold by heather forest, youll follow characters through a village in the mountains and. Read the book growing vegetable soup by lois ehlert, and then make. Marcia brown, one of the most honored illustrators in childrens literature, is a threetime caldecott medalist and sixtime caldecott honor illustrator, as well as winner of the childrens literature legacy award formerly known as the laura ingalls wilder award for the body of her work. Free printable stone soup games, activities and lesson plans. So she got out a big pot youll want one handy, along with a wooden spoon, filled it with water from the well, plopped in a big stone use the one you showed at the beginning, and began stirring the pot over a warm fire. This week, we are using the book stone soup in order to. After reading the stone soup story, place a clean piece of chart paper on the wall. Several books have been made from this classic storyline. Try our suggested teaching ideas and classroom activities with your. Kimmel nail soup by eric maddern bone soup by cambria evans as you read, use a venn diagram or a t. Use this worksheet and quiz to measure your knowledge of the story stone soup.
I love the rich aroma of homemade soup simmering on the stove, or in the slow cooker. We read a book about chefs and made letter soup as a followup activity. Second graders complete activities using the story stone. For more great activities, download a stone soup mini book and worksheet for your students to write their very own soup recipes. Kids will love putting this stone soup story back together, a great way to help them build reading comprehension skills. Detailed illustrations and highfrequency words support emergent readers. Teachers might wish to use our interviews with ya young adult authors in their classrooms. Best childrens books of the year two hungry travelers arrive at a village expecting to find a household that will share a bit of food, as has been the custom along their journey. A close reading activity based on the story, stone soup and includes instructions for implementation, text dependent questions, vocabulary and additional tasks. Work on your childs creative writing skills with this storytelling activity based on the classic book stone soup.
Lapbook lessons has a christian focus and uses stone soup to illustrate biblical truths and character traits. As you read, pause to ask kids what they think about whats going on. B a lesson learned sample web chart stone soup the baker laughs at the traveler. Read the story or just take a picture walk, giving the highlights. One that i finished today is the story of how we made stone soup last week. Students will enjoy this classic tale with a cast of delightful characters. These lovely a4 story sequencing cards are great for increasing and assessing familiarity with the main events in the story of stone soup. Formerly known as scholastic printables, we offer printable activities for any subject.
The story shows how the simplest idea can make something good happen in the long run. Pumpkin soup free activity pumpkin books, pumpkin soup. I will make some stone soup for all of us to share. The two travelers publicly declare that they will make soup from a stone. Ask your children what vegetable were placed into the soup. Even nonmusical teachers will love using this simple musical play. Using the story stone soup and a series of activities, kids learn about the benefits of working together, categorizing and comparing items, and eating healthy foods. Talk with children about the many modern conveniences we have today including refrigeration, supermarkets, and modern transportation. Questions will focus on the characters actions and the events of the story. Stone soup paperback september 1, 1986 by ann mcgovern author, winslow pinney pels illustrator 4. The butcher is grumpy and mistrustful at the beginning.
Talk about the continent of europe, frances neighbors, its climate and farming regions. Stone soup close reading activities share my lesson. Making stone soup in preschoolteaching the little people. Parent letter home for donations recipe for stone soup b, m, e soup crocks. Learners will design and conduct a needs assessment survey evaluating awareness of the behaviors in lesson five. Stone soup activity outdoor classes, activities for kids. Stone soup by heather forest, is an enlightening story about sharing and the effect it can have on others. Read the book stone soup, by marcia brown, aloud to the students. Tired and hungry soldiers are heading to a small village. Share the story one day, the next day have all the children bring a ziploc baggie of chopped up vegetables, herbs andor spices you can assign things to bring for a well rounded soup or let the children bring whatever they like for a mystery pot. Children who read this story will find the tale funny and clever while they read about the young man tricking the woman.
A recipe, writing activities, class book cover and parent letter are all included. The stone soup book of historical fiction ebook version. Stone soup activities interactive book 16 pages abc order to the second letter wrecording sheet writing word cards cards writing sheet wdrawing area why was the stone important. Make a list of the vegetables added to your stone soup and classify them as leafy, root, or tuber.
Customer services macmillan education the macmillan campus 4 crinan street london n1 9xw uk tel. You could also try using them to start discussions about the. This popular book by helen cooper can be used in many different areas of the curriculum. Stone soup close reading activities lesson plan template and teaching resources. Stone soup by marcia brown stone soup by heather forest stone soup by tony ross the real story of stone soup by ying chang compestine stone soup. I hope you and your students enjoy making stone soup and doing these fun activities just as much as we did. Your donation will help stone soup continue to inspire creative kids round the world. The childrens art foundation parent company of stone soup is a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote childrens creativity.
When they returned, one was carrying a large soup pot. Drawing sheet draw what you would add to the soup stone soup scramble use the letters in stone soup to make new words stone soup matching matching the picture to the word important. Stone soup scholastic this book tells a clever story about a hungry young man and his journey with making stone soup. Stone soup answer key for teacher use only missing ingredients possible answer vocabulary lesson 1. The villager said he had one onion he could put in it, if that was all the old man wanted of him. Free stone soup study unit worksheets for teachers to print. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more. This beloved folktale and accompanying reproducibles and activities build skills in comprehension, critical and creative thinking, and writing.
Stone soupis a fun readaloud by marcia brown found on many homeschool reading lists. Our stone soup activities are now digital for distance learning with editable teaching slides and worksheets based on marcia browns book. Everything kids learning activities book buy the book. This stone soup activity is a fun and delicious science experiment to pair with the classic folktale. Stone soup printables, classroom activities, teacher. Stone soup is a wonderful activity to do with your daycare group on a cold winter day so i thought i would share the process with everyone. Fox is poor and hungry, but he has a clever solution to fix his problem. Stone soup is a caldecott honor book by marcia brown and it is about how three soldiers help a french village know the true meaning of giving when they tell them about the mysterious stone soup. Ela and fun activities included for centers or the whole class. This activity is the perfect addition to your stone soup activities, and your little ones will have fun writing and sharing their experiences at the same time.
Free stone soup worksheets and literature unit for. The book featured on our show was written by jon j. To their surprise, villager after villager refuses to. Stone soup by heather forest, susan gaber, paperback. Stone soup traditional tale adapted by gill munton series editor. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade. Drawing sheet draw what you would add to the soup stone soup scramble use the letters in ston. This is a seasonal favourite for us, and as soon as pumpkins. When two weary travelers come into a wealthy village, all the inhabitants deny them a meal. Once youre outdoors, show the book to the kids and ask, what do you think stone soup is.
Ask you children if the beggar could really make soup from a stone. This miniactivity pack coordinates with the folktale stone soup. Sharing and cooperation are difficult skills for kindergartners to grasp. Save valuable time and find already created activities, from the boardmaker community and premium activities, to meet all your students individual needs. Color mixing activity inspired by pumpkin soup book prek pages. Click here for a recipe to make stone soup in your class.
Vegetable soup, chicken noodle, cream of tomato, and my favorite, tortilla soup i love them all. I feel angry or sad when they will select a servicelearning project to improve student awareness of how these behaviors, if improved, would contribute to greater tolerance, respect and. See all 21 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Children will bring stories to life through drama, music, art, language, and gross motor activities. At last, from that day on, the villagers shared what they had with each other. Stone soup by marcia brown the book, originally published in 1945. Stone soup is a nice story to do with a preschool thanksgiving feast. This will help students sequence stone soup story events and make ifthen and cause and effect connections.
A traditional tale from sweden by alison hawes cactus soup by eric a. A great companion assignment to your class lesson about stone soup, this set of storybook pages help your class to recall the tale in their own book. Read other versions of the book and discuss how the stories are written in different countries. Stone soup activity simple science activity from janice vancleave where young students learn what a mixture is. We read the actual stone soup book first, and then talked about how we were going to make our own stone soup at the end of the week. Growing vegetable soup cooking activity prek pages. The peasants who live in the village know the soldiers will be hungry and are afraid to share their food for fear they themselves will go hungry. Stone soup is a heartwarming story about what happens when neighbors learn to come together, share their favorite vegetables and make a wonderful meal. Well, not bad but it would taste a lot better if it had a potato in it. Stone soup dltks educational activities for children.
Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book. The traveler drank the leftover soup and went on his journey. Theyll use logic and reasoning to help them figure out the sequence of the story. Community helpers activities and centers for preschool and.
To do this, we made character puppets and acted out the story multiple times throughout the week. Read it again and encourage the children to repeat after you. When he asked what stone soup tasted like, the old man replied. The story stone soup has many different versions, but all versions have the same moral. Each page provides a line of the story and a picture for kids to color. We told them that everyone could bring one thing to put in the soup. Free printable cut and paste loaves and fishes mini book. Then the visitor said, i once had stone soup with cabbage and carrots. See more ideas about stone soup, book activities and soup. Stone soup is a cute story about the importance of being generous towards others, but some children might not like the slow pace of the story.
The set includes 14 cards in total, with a different illustrated scene on each one. Community helper themed activities and centers for preschool, prek, and. Stone soup activities by jean warren preschool express. Discover the best historical fiction chapter books for kids ages 6 to 16.899 1070 1518 1138 1210 481 303 1227 1496 611 1007 563 422 1334 768 1515 1299 1300 994 910 1227 402 1347 1339 1446 1367 500 102 407 1264 771