See more ideas about elephant, elmer the elephants and crafts. Early learning resources elmer the patchwork elephant. Elmer elmer the elephants, childrens picture books. A gorgeously presented book of a childhood classic.
I have read it with my 7 year old girl i used to have this book for my older kids in the past and read it. Elmer the patchwork elephant often shortened to elmer is a children s picture book series by the british author david mckee. Make your own stained glass elmer the patchwork elephant elmer by david mckee tissue paper art fabulous craft to use with the book elmer and a great lesson to boot. Elmer the elephant buggy and buddy sponge painted art activity for kids. Sponge painted elmer the elephant is part of animal crafts elephant our latest art project for kids is inspired by elmer the elephant. Elmer the elephant color learning visual perceptual activity. He has a cheerful and optimistic personality, and he loves practical jokes. Dramatic narration of the david mckees classic, elmer by dramatic storytime theater. This is a simple and sweet way for the youngest readers to choose their favorite colors.
Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant has been a nursery favourite since this. May 27, 2014 if you havent read elmer by david mckee, this is definitely a book you need to check out. I have linked to videos of the books being read as i dont expect you to have quick access to them. Elmers colors board book by david mckee, board book. Find lots of colourful activities, get information, news and more. The early years eyfs and key stage 1 ks1 resources here aim to support your teaching of this wonderful story and include craft activities, games, posters, banners and lots more. Art books for kids childrens books elmer the elephants good books my books learner profile album jeunesse childrens picture books character. Based on the classic childrens book series by david mckee, that celebrate its 30th birthday in 2019, elmer the patchwork elephant show, is a celebration of individuality and the power of laughter. Help young readers learn that being different is valuable and. Elmer the patchwork elephant from david mckees timeless storybook is loved by one and all and this colourful elmer soft toy ring rattle with its distinctive colourful pattern makes a perfect story time companion. Elmer is an elephant whose skin is a variety of colors, in the book they described it as patchwork. But, he feels different and feels like he doesnt belong with the herd. The story of a patchwork elephant big book david mckee on amazon.
Elmers first counting book by david mckee is a fabulous book to introduce. Elmer the patchwork elephant show is an event in singapore. Elmer y paul klee elmers colours englishvietnamese elmer series by david mckee. Elmer the elephant celebrates elmer day lovereading4kids. Since 1964 he has published a number of successful books for children. Elmer s winsome personality shines through as he romps with a variety of wild animals from all over the worldpolar bears and leopards, elephants and kangaroosin this jungle fantasyland. For me, the best part was the music, with each of the songs each themed around a different colour and its merits. Elmer is different and hes definitely not like any other elephants. Elmer the patchwork elephant baby safe ring rattle soft toy.
Elmer the elephant is brightcolored patchwork all over. Elmer by david mckee, 9781842707319, available at book depository with free. Elmers colors board book by david mckee, board book barnes. Mckee enjoys traveling and doing books that leave things unsaid. Kids will use sponges to stamp patterns and colors and turn their artwork into an elephant. While the story has been expanded a little from the original book, it is still simple enough for toddlers to follow, who will also be captivated by the energetic puppet performances. A traditional read aloud bedtime story for toddlers and children, as. Letter e my fathers world k e is for elephant elmer the patchwork elephant coloring page by number perfect companion to the elmer books. The patchwork and colourful elmer the elephant is instantly recognisable and helps even very young children explore the idea that we are all the same, but different. Here are some activities and crafts for kids that would go perfectly with a unit on elmer or as an extension to many of the elmer books including elmer s special day and elmer and the rainbow. A fun board book for children and adults to read together. Preschoolthese books feature a colorful patchwork elephant in their title subjects. The pictures at the end of the book, of the elephants celebrating elmer day are a wonderful riot of colour and pleasure. The subtle message is that it is ok to be different, and combined with the vibrant colour and cheeky humour of the main character, this large format edition is a celebration of its continued popularity.
Elmer the elephant is a fantastic book created around the theme of diversity and how it is good to be different. The story is about an elephant, elmer, who is born unlike the other elephants. If you havent read elmer by david mckee, this is definitely a book you need to check out. Book and activity for elmer the elephant teach preschool. Elmer the elephant with images elmer the elephants. Welcome to the official site for elmer the patchwork elephant. Elmer, every childs favorite patchwork elephant, introduces toddlers to colors. Elmer was first published by dobson books in 1968, and reissued with redrawn illustrations in a.
This was such a great activity for both little guy and baby girl. Elmer the elephant by david mckee has been a childrens classic for years, as have his other elmer stories, and tells the story of a patchwork elephant that goes on many adventures. Elmer by david mckee is a vibrant, funny tale with strong and positive messages. May 24, 2019 photo by elmer the patchwork elephant show. When he returns as a regular elephant color none of the other elephants recognize him.
Jul 12, 2014 o ne day elmer, the patchwork elephant, decided hed had enough. This is a simple and sweet way for the youngest readers to choose their favorite. Elmer, the patchwork elephant, has been a favorite of children around the world since the first book debuted in 1989. The shows subtle message that it is always best to be yourself, combined with the vibrant colour and cheeky humour of the main character, makes elmer a great show for children of all ages. See more ideas about elmer the elephants, elmer, activities. The activities are designed to be simple and to use items you already have at home. Elmer the patchwork elephant from david mckees timeless storybook is loved by one and all and this colourful elmer soft toy ring rattle with its distinctive colourful pattern makes a. Cut out the elephant shape from the paper bag and place it on another paper bag for painting. It provides as an introduction and also an extension of the learning into an activity.
Aug 30, 2012 download these free printable elmer the patchwork elephant coloring pages and a color by number. I thought the birthday special edition was a perfect fit to mark my first year within a school setting as a teacher. Kids crafts toddler crafts preschool crafts spring craft preschool easy crafts for toddlers spring crafts for. Elmer is an extremely funny character and all elephant in the herd found elmer hilarious. Early learning resources elmer the patchwork elephant free. Elmers winsome personality shines through as he romps with a variety of wild animals from all over the worldpolar bears and leopards, elephants and kangaroosin this jungle fantasyland. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. It seems to building my little ones confidence in themselves and their w. Elmers special day is the latest book in this classic series. Based on the classic children s book series by david mckee and adapted for stage by suzanne miller with songs by allison leytonbrown, elmer the patchwork elephant show, is a celebration of individuality and the power of laughter. Elmer 10 book collection set children picture flats illustrated elephant pack. Elmer the patchwork elephant show, is a celebration of individuality and the power of laughter.
Elephant toothpaste science from fun at home with kids. Color him patchwork and have the kids match buttons or pom poms to the right color. As elmer is accepted and, indeed feted for, his differences, so can children and grownups be an important part of a diverse and supportive community. The uninterestinglooking grey elephants with whom he lived at the river had been teasing him for his dazzling skin of many colours. Who could be a gentler and friendlier teacher than elmer.
Elmer the patchwork elephant bedtime story read aloud. David mckees comical fable about everyones favorite patchwork elephant teaches readers to be themselves and celebrates the power of laughter. The uninterestinglooking grey elephants with whom he lived at the river had been teasing him. Hook in different shades of pink elmer the patchwork elephant coloring page. Elmer the elephant extension, math, counting activity for kids and toddlers books are a wonderful way of exploring and learning about a new concept. Paint your own elmer crafting ideas with the elmer books. Elephant book elephant crafts elephant quilt painting for kids art for kids coloring books coloring pages elmer the. Watch here older toddlers see more color book recommendations here. Elmer the patchwork elephant childrens book youtube. Elephants, as everyone knows, are big, have trunks, and are grey. We have really been pounding the i am special theme here lately. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.
Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. There are some books that are destined to be shared from generation to generation. We made our own patchwork elephant with lots of colors and had a great time building and creating while talking about color names. Now my boring brown elephant has a colorful patchwork coat just like elmer the process for making an elmer will vary depending on the age of your students. Elmer the patchwork elephant, london, united kingdom. Elmer the patchwork elephant childrens books read aloud.
Mckees first book about elmer, that turned this adorable patchwork elephant into a nursery. If he were ordinary elephant color, the others might stop laughing. Read aloud books for children bedtime stories for kids tonight lets read. Elmer the patchwork elephant often shortened to elmer is a childrens picture book series by the british author david mckee. Paint or color your own patchwork elephant with our free printable drawing. Elmer the elephant inspired painting elmer the elephants. He starts to believe the others are laughing at him because of his crazy patchwork coat.
Because theo is still quite a fan of elmer, i decided to search the internet for even more fun elmer activities. Elmer elmer again elmer on stilts elmer and wilbur elmer in the snow elmer and the wind elmer and the lost grandpa teddy elmer and the stranger and eldo elmer elmer and and butterfly elmer and the hippos snake elmer elmer and rose and aunt zelda elmer and the rainbow elmer and the big bird elmers special day elmer and papa red. Counting activity for kids and toddlers follow on activity from the story elmers first counting book by david mckee. The stories are suitable for early exploration of the themes and issues relating to the concept of diversity. Elmer the elephant color learning visual perceptual. Patchwork reading chart colour in elmers patches as you read the books. O ne day elmer, the patchwork elephant, decided hed had enough. Elmer the elephant buggy and buddy read the money with a blue bottom and get children to make patterns on a snake instead of an elephant for a fun art lesson. We did this with water colors at centers and they had so much fun. Elmer the patchwork elephant coloring page elephant. This charming book of colours for very young children features all the colours of the muchloved patchwork elephant elme. It is also translated into other languages such as chinese.
Jul 19, 2017 read aloud books for children bedtime stories for kids tonight lets read. I am going on to study primary education and bought this book as my first of many children s books to have in years to come. In the book called elmer by david mckee, a patchwork elephant feels so different and decides he wants to be just like everyone else. When elmer discovers a bush in the jungle with elephantcolored berries. Craft activities for toddlers zoo activities creative activities preschool activities kids room art art for kids crafts for kids arts and crafts elmer the elephants. Mar 23, 2015 there are some books that are destined to be shared from generation to generation. Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant has been a nursery favourite since this first book was published in 1989.
Elmer by david mckee is the story of a patchwork elephant who is wellloved in his community. Jan 01, 1989 elmer the elephant is a fantastic book created around the theme of diversity and how it is good to be different. Elmer is an elephant with rainbow and white squares arranged as a patchwork. I loved elmer paperback as a kid, and im glad to be able to use this board book. Elmer the elephant activities growing book by book.1135 800 1201 550 535 1077 383 899 1084 389 874 451 336 237 652 121 808 1590 294 879 722 288 710 1629 505 1414 1227 383 326 1448 1069 643 873 796 864 1468 930 889 1437