Anansi And Turtle Go To Dinner

That tricky Anansi! Join him and Turtle in the story Anansi and Turtle Go to Dinner by Bobby and Sherry Norfolk, based on the African folktale. Kids answer comprehension questions and sing songs about spiders before creating spider webs and baking spider cookies.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use in a unit about insects, spiders, or animal homes
  • Have kids create their own stories with the animal puppets, attaching the pictures to either popsicle sticks or magnets
Classroom Considerations

  • You may need to substitute some of the ingredients in the spider cookies to ensure that all learners, including those with dietary restrictions, can enjoy the treats
Pros

  • Fun assortment of spider-themed activities are sure to engage your class
  • Comes with all necessary materials
  • Provides a version of the lesson for kindergartners
Cons

  • None
Common Core