Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Here we meet some unusual jungle critters - howler monkeys, morpho butterflies, honey bears - as we count to ten in rhyme. There's a nice section at the back of the book with details about each creature, though I was most fascinated by Jeanette Canyon's artwork. What I though was some sort of collage, is actually polymer clay. Look at the detail on these sloths: All clay, and entirely amazing! Dec 06, Shelby King rated it it was amazing Shelves: counting-book. The first thing that jumped out to me about this book was the beautiful artwork.
It was so colorful and intercept without being overly detailed. I think that this would be very intriguing for children because it was whimsical while maintaining a realistic aspect for the animals. Polymer clay was used to create the pictures and it added such a beautiful texture.
I also loved the way they used interesting jungle animals. The author didn't water it down by saying the monkey but she specified the ho The first thing that jumped out to me about this book was the beautiful artwork. The author didn't water it down by saying the monkey but she specified the howler. Or the morpho instead of just the butterfly. This gives students the opportunity to expand their minds and learning opportunities. It also allows for you as a teacher to have more opportunities to have discussions and teach.
May 04, Miriam Holladay Shaw rated it it was amazing Shelves: children-interactive , children-geography , children-realistic-fiction , children-nonfiction , children-sound , children-animal. Berkeley has written a whole series each in a different ecosystem based on the classic "Over in the. I have read the classic which is amazing too.
I like the classic, because it has a few of the animals where they are the exception to the spelling rule when plural vs singular. I probably would love any of Berkeley books from this series "over in the.. I love the rhythm of this song. Ther Berkeley has written a whole series each in a different ecosystem based on the classic "Over in the. There are just so many valuable educational aspects to this book. Love having it in our home library. Feb 07, Jamie rated it it was amazing. Another great book that I use for kindergarten lessons!
Love the counting and being able to talk about groups that add to the number on the page ex: 10 page has leaves that have five holes on each side of the leaf, also the leaves are grouped by twos, skip counting. Feb 27, Nicholas Driscoll rated it it was amazing. Gorgeous and fun to read. Jan 23, Cori rated it it was amazing. Rough one to get out. Jun 12, Jordan added it. Wonderful book with beautiful illustrations, engaging rhyme, and exposure to unique and interesting animals.
Jan 10, Joey rated it it was amazing Shelves: stars. The polymer clay illustrations are gorgeous.
Sep 12, Melissa rated it it was amazing Shelves: picture-book-types-counting-book. Over in the Jungle is a sure-fire good time for any little counter and just as exciting as a real walk through the jungle would be! As the reader journeys through this story their path will cross the numbers one through ten with nothing but adventure in between as they meet all kinds of new and mesmerizing jungle creature families! Not only is this book a good way to practice counting and envisioning certain amounts of things on a page, it is also written in rhyme.
The author writes a rhyme for Over in the Jungle is a sure-fire good time for any little counter and just as exciting as a real walk through the jungle would be! Young classrooms will love this rhythm and I can even envision this book being incorporated somehow in to a music class. In the way of illustrations, this book takes unique to a whole new level.
When looked at closely, the brightly colored jungle animals and their surroundings look as if they are carved carefully out of Play-Dough or clay. Each tiny hair and leaf are individually rolled out so that each page is a detailed work of magnificent art. Children will love looking at these pictures up close and may even try and mimic the designs in their own artistic endeavors. In this way, this book also offers up a small lesson in biology, teaching the reader some new and exciting animal species that can be found in a jungle environment. Finally, at the end of the book, there are a few really fun activities including a jungle animal I Spy game, actual music to a song the words of the book could be sung to, descriptions and facts about each animal mentioned in the book, tips from the author about how the book could be presented to a class, and clay art tips from the illustrator.
This book is perfect to introduce counting to young elementary school students and very helpful to teachers as well. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a great practice basic counting book. May 14, Samantha Penrose rated it it was amazing Shelves: kids-books. This book really has a lot to offer.
Starting with the basics, each page introduces you to a different rainforest animal. Each animal's rhyme describes one behavior that you may find him doing hopping, pouncing, scrambling, squeezing, etc.
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As you read through the book, you are counting from one to ten. The last page has all of the animals in their corres This book really has a lot to offer. The last page has all of the animals in their corresponding numbers for your child to find and count. But wait, there is more!
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There is a page that discusses how many babies these animals really have at one time, and gives a little more information about what a rainforest really is. Turn the page again and you will find more. There is one paragraph of indepth info dedicated to each of the animals found in the book. Turn the page again and you get a full page of tips from the author on ways to stretch the book even further Finally, you get the inside scoop on how the amazing illustrations were created I thought it was cauliflower dyed different colors and painted sea shells I was close.
There were painted sea shells, the cauliflower looking stuff was actually polymer clay that had taken a trip through a food processor! They really are stunning images! It will not take much to have your child joyfully hooting and squawking too. And the illustrations are painstakingly all done in polymer clay and then photographed, giving a 3-D effect.
They are truly remarkable, vividly conveying the abundant energy of a rainforest, and will inspire many an art project. Plus there are several pages of extension ideas for curriculum and art projects as well as resources on the web and elsewhere. Please note: The board book edition is 28 pages. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
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