Great Ideas on Using Play-doh in the classroom. keep learning fun! This is a great way to teach number, time, and many other concepts. It helps the students be hand on with learning. However, the play doe could get messy.
After reading The Mitten, sequence the story (using the printables on Jan Brett's website and glue the mitten on a brown paper bag to keep all their characters in one spot). Then write about an animal that could fit in the mitten.