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. "e;Big Bear's Balloons"e; reinforces colour recognition and counting skills. Students will also be able to recognize the sequence of events that leads to Bing's predicament. "e;Dana Banana"e; 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. "e;Twelve Hats for Tina"e; 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.