A “Berry” Good Birthday!

Today is Bruce Degen’s birthday! If that name rings a bell but you can’t place it, he’s the author/illustrator of the classic picture book, Jamberry.  The word play and detailed illustrations make this book a winner for early childhood. And here are some super activities to go with this well-known bestseller. Happy 71st Birthday, Bruce!



Go here for a pre-reading activity and a simple strawberry jam recipe that youngsters can create in the classroom!




Have students dictate information or write to finish this Jamberry sentence starter! 




                                                                                                                                    Youngsters recall story details with this “razzmetazzberry” activity sheet!




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