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.
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
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.
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