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Feelings Bear Magnetboard

I am developing an All About Me storytime tub to rotate throughout our library system. While doing some online shopping for props, I spotted this Learning Emotions Magnetic Activity set* through Oriental Trading.  I wrote a song to go with it. 

Feelings Bear Magnetboard Tune: Frere Jacques Adapted by Anne Clark

How’s Bear feeling? How’s Bear feeling? __name of emotion__ today? __name of emotion___ today? Everyone has feelings. Everyone has feelings. Bear is __name of emotion____. Bear is __name of emotion____.

Feelings included: glad, sad, mad, and sick

*The song sticks to basic emotions for simplicity's sake but you could certainly include more than the 4 feelings I have chosen to include in our rotating tub for this set. Space is at a premium inside.

Also, please note that the set includes "happy" as a feeling which we re-named as "glad" to fit the rhythm of the song better. We typed up a new label and taped it over.  The font we picked (Berlin Sans FB in size 105) i…

Brown Dog, Brown Dog, What Do You See?

Brown Dog, Brown Dog, What Do You See? Adapted from Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? By Bill Martin
Brown dog, brown dog, what do you see?
I see a _________ looking at me!
Chihuahua Bulldog Spotted dog/Dalmatian? Orange dog/corgi? Furry dog
Last one: I see a dog house, waiting for me!

The bulletin board decorating set is from Dollar Tree.