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Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Blog, child-care-information.com Blog, January Themes |

Author Study – Jan Brett

Author Study – Jan Brett

Color the animals and cut out. Use a hole puncher around the edges of mitten and white yarn to sow the mitten together.

Color the animals and cut out. Use a hole puncher around the edges of mitten and white yarn to sow the mitten together. Use this prop to retell the story The Mitten.

This site is full of free fun for children of all age groups. Jan Brett’s books are so beautifully illustrated kids find something new every time they pick one up. Her stories might seem out dated but with young children it may be a good introduction to the concept of “old fashioned” or “the old days”.
There are so many teacher resources on her web site, you might not know where to begin!
Here’s a link to Jan Brett’s┬ábeautiful site.

There are lots of other fun resources that incorporate Jan Brett’s books. Scholastic has an author study with lesson plans for children in Pre-K through 1st grade. Here’s the link to Scholastic’s Jan Brett author study┬ápage.

jan_brettJan Brett is an American illustrator and writer of children’s picture books. She is known for colorful, detailed depictions of a wide variety of animals and human cultures ranging from Scandinavia to Africa. Wikipedia