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Date(s) Used: Feb. 2000
Being the most colorful elephant in the forest isn't easy for Elmer. He dyes himself gray to look like all the other elephants but discovers that being himself is best. The happy ending to this story will help children value their own individuality and that of others.
Discussion topics: To be posted soon ...
Craft ideas: To be posted soon ...
*Note: These craft ideas are just suggestions.
You can use them, but you donít have to use them.
You can expand upon them, or add your own twist.
Remember, though, that the focus of your time should
not be on the development and execution of a craft;
the focus should be on the read-aloud and the
enjoyment of the book!