Monday, August 22, 2011

Mouse Shapes

I'm sorry to say that this is my last mouse book by Ellen Stoll Walsh for now. However, I saw she has newer book, Balancing Act

In Mouse Shapes, the mice play with 2D shapes while hiding from a cat. In the end, the mice build big mice to scare the cat away.

We sing with Mr. Harry's Kindergarten.

This lesson came from Illuminations.  Have students illustrate the poem.  Then we add it to our Songs and Poems book.

We do lots with pattern blocks.

Here's a graphing activity.

We use dice to play Roll A Mouse. You can precut the pieces or have the students draw the parts as they play.

Don't forget to check out the Mouse Shapes game on Teachers Pay Teachers. ENJOY!


  1. Thank you very much. You've put a lot of work into these!

    Grade ONEderful

  2. Just love your ideas! Perfect review for firsties!

  3. I love it! I'm always looking for new fun shape activities!

  4. I love your roll and make a mouse out of shapes. Thank you so much for sharing it and creating it on google documents. You are awesome.
    Sue :)

  5. Is your graphing activity for the shapes available or is it part of your TPT set?

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  8. Wow, thank you for all the great ideas to accompany this book! Also, your site is adorable and more organized than most:)

  9. I can not find this activity on TpT. Can you please direct me to its location. Thanks!

    ✿ Stacy
    Land of Aha-Z!

  10. Love your stuff! I grabbed your Pete the Cat goodies! thank you. Laura

  11. Your roll a mouse has two number 4 dice! Eyes and arms.


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