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Story Board

Welcome to Mrs. Picklebottom's classroom!
Mrs. Picklebottom and her students,
Suzy, Buster, and Chester,
have a full day ahead of them.

Mr. Simon, the students' father, is in the classroom today
as the parent helper and has brought a snack:
 "It starts out with a layer of Graham crackers,
then there's a layer of peanut butter..."
and you'll never believe how it's topped off!

At circle time, the students take turns using the weather board.
Yesterday it was Buster's turn.
Today it is Chester's turn.
Tomorrow it will be...that's right, Suzy's turn.
Wait a minute! There's something fishy going on every time
Chester looks away from the weather board.
Turn around really quickly, Chester, and maybe you'll catch it!

During free play time, Suzy, Buster, and Chester play with the blocks.
How many blocks can they stack without knocking the pile over? 
They learn that the best way to build the bridge and the beanstalk
without the blocks falling down is to share and take turns.

 
Once Suzy, Buster, and Chester finish building the bridge and the beanstalk,
 it's time to pick the parts for the play. They argue about whose turn it is -
not taking turns and not sharing makes them sad and grumpy.
They need help from Mrs. Picklebottom and the audience
 to sing "The Sharing Song".
Singing the song helps everyone remember how to share and take turns.

Listen to a song from the show!

Working together, the pigs put on spectacular shows!
"The Three Billy Goats Gruff" is one of their favorite fairy tales.
Their play features a special guest star, Mr. Simon, playing the Troll!
"Stick to the script Mr. Simon."

The first play is such a success that the pigs go on
to perform "Jack and the Beanstalk"- another one of their favorite fairy tales!
Suzy plays "Jack" and Chester plays "Jack's mother".

Mr. Simon and Buster team up to play "The Giant".
 And with a little imagination, a toy chicken,
or any toy can be "The Hen" that lays golden eggs.

It's been a great day at school!
 Not only did everyone have a fun time acting out the stories of
"The Three Billy Goats Gruff" and "Jack and the Beanstalk",
they also did a great job with sharing and taking turns!


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