In Sofie’s kindergarten class, they have an ongoing “write a story” project in which they will bring home a toy from school and spend some time with it for a couple of days.
They compile their stories in a book called “The Adventures of Kangaroo Jane.”This allows each child an opportunity to hone their creative thinking skills in storymaking.
Sofie’s classmates excitedly took turns in bringing home Kangaroo Jane and sharing their adventures to their class the following day. It was such a unique class project!
Here’s a nice story from Sidrah Anwar, Sofie’s dear friend and classmate…
One day I was playing in the playground with my brother.
I saw a little kangaroo sitting on a bench. She is looking very sad. Her name is Jane. I asked her, “Jane, why are you lonely?”
“I got lost and now I am alone!” she replied.
I brought Jane home, changed her clothes and had dinner with her. She was very happy…
“Now it’s time to hop and go!” Jane exclaimed.
“Noooo! Stay with me for a little while, I will help you go home!” I promised Jane.
And so we had a little slumber party, it was fun!
We ate cupcakes and marshmallows dipped in chocolate syrup.
“So yummy!” Jane said… “I hate to go… but thank you for being my friend.”
My family brought Kangaroo Jane back to the playground and there, we met her parents looking for her.
We parted ways happy and a little sad.
The next day, I went to school and told my classmates my adventure. And then I heard a familiar voice coming from the corner of the room.
“I also want to go to school with you!”
I rushed quickly and found my new classmate, Kangaroo Jane!
Kangaroo Jane is back! It was a happy day for everybody.
How about you, do you still remember how you played “pretend” with your stuffed animal friends back when you were young?