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Rain Fish

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Rain Fish”

When it rains, the fish come out and play. Through rhyme and using nature items, vibrant colors and items from around the house, author/illustrator Lois Ehlert brings to life a new species – rain fish.

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When the rain stops, where do they go?

This story promotes nature, imagination, resourceful, and inventiveness.

TITLE: Rain Fish

AUTHOR: Lois Ehlert

ILLUSTRATOR: Lois Ehlert

PUBLISHER: Beach Lane Books, 2016

AGE GROUP: 4-6

CREATIVE COMPONENTS: nature, imagination, resourceful, and inventiveness

LEARNING EXTENSIONS:

1) Create your own rain fish using materials only from around your home and nature.

2) Make a list of weather occurrences and another list of animals. Pair a weather occurrence with an animal to create a new species. For example, create a tornado bird or a sandstorm worm.

EXTENDING CONNECTIONS:

To learn more about author/illustrator Lois Ehlert, visit:

http://loisehlert.weebly.com/biography.html