Elephant Theme Online Stories Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Themes Activities Materials
Alphabet > Letter E
E is for Elephant

> Mammals

Holidays and Events >
June > Zoo and Aquarium Month
Sept. 22nd > Elephant Appreciation Day
Dec. 27th > Visit the Zoo Day
Online Stories > Animals >
Age group: Preschool to early elementary 

Activities > Online Stories > Video > The Bossy Elephant @Knowitall.org
Character Education > Leadership and Sharing
This is delightful story narrated by Aunt Pearlie Sue.  Elias the Elephant is a bossy elephant that learns some valuable lessons about is leadership and sharing.  His friends are other African animals: Hector the Hippo, May the Monkey, George the Giraffe, Tanny the Tiger, and a wise Lion named Lazarus.

Book recommendations >  
Include age appropriate literature related to elephants -- a couple of suggestions:
*Little Golden Book, The Saggy Baggy Elephant by Kathryn and Byron Jackson

*The Story of Babar by Jean de Brunhoff > sample the story @YouTube

Other activities:  Visit the Elephant theme to present related activities and crafts.

Online story - video

Visit the Elephant theme for related printable activities and crafts

Elephant coloring pages

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