Adventures with Books: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Adventures with Books: 
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

 Put the first letter of your name on the coconut tree. (Tree is made using a  Christmas Tree Stand
, a butcher paper roll, EZ Fort  ball and sticks and some green  Underlayment/Padding for Laminate Wood Flooring, letters are Construction Paper,   Coconut Cups)

 Inside, Hung foam letters from the ceiling

Shake Our Shakey Coconuts Song
adapted from Here

Find the letters hiding under the coconuts

Cute Handprint Letter Tree Craft  from Oriental Trading,%20Holidays,%20and%20Celebrations/Images/Black%20and%20White%20Images/Fall%20Clip%20Art/MOON_FULL_BW.bmp
  Talked about the Full Moon
(found this cute clip art Here)

Made "Moons" with  Moon Sand (flour and baby oil) Using round items; cookie cutters baby food lids, and canning rings. Added stones and talked about craters

Snack Time
( Veggie Straws , purple grapes, ABC Cookies, Graham Crackers)

(Graham crackers, green grapes, apples, alphabet cereal)

  Observe and try a real Coconut and Coconut Milk

 Coconut earrings (made from brown buttons)


  1. I love all your ideas to go with Chicka Chicka Boom Boom! The life-size tree looks so fun - and the snacks are a great addition too!

  2. What great ideas! My son keeps asking to read this book over and over, now we have some crafts to go with it!

  3. Thanks so much. I'm glad you stopped by.

  4. What fun hands-on learning ideas! Chicka Chicka Boom Boom was one of our favorites when my kids were little :-)