Chances are, if you work with or have young children, you know the story We're Going On a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen.
It's definitely a class favorite, and we love to watch the Youtube.com video of the author performing it. Check it out Going On a Bear Hunt, performed by Michael Rosen.
Since the book involves mud, it fits with our mud theme for this week, so we read the book, and then went outside to act it out.
Long wavy grass - oh no! "We can't go over it, we can't go under it, we've got to go through it!"
"A river, a deep, cold river."
"Uh-uh! Mud! Thick oozy mud."
"A swirling whirling snowstorm."
Unfortunately I was so busy leading the bear hunt and photographing the kiddos, that I forgot to get a picture of them with the bear - a stuffed animal of course.
Here we are, going "back through the forest... stumble trip! Stumble trip!"
Finally, safe at home, upstairs.