Big Books for Tots includes patterns and text to make 3 big books for emerging readers. The stories can be read independently or integrated with a theme study. Their friendly and lively style and easy and repetitive language will encourage your emerging readers to read and reread. "Big Bear's Balloons" reinforces colour recognition and counting skills. Students will also be able to recognize the sequence of events that leads to Bing's predicament. "Dana Banana" is a story about nutrition and one girl's love for bananas. Students will reinforce their knowledge of the days of the week and colour skills. "Twelve Hats for Tina" tells about Tina and her love of hats. Students will reinforce their knowledge of the months of the year and the seasonal holidays and occasions. This Big Books lesson provides a teacher and student section with reading passages, activities, big book assembly, and word search to create a well-rounded lesson plan.