Way to be creative. What other animals went inside the mitten? About The Mitten When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing. I love all the animals, the little boy, and his grandma and the snowy outdoors. I had plenty of time to reflect. Please try again later. Aug 02, Julie rated it it was amazing Shelves:

Nicki has his grandmother make him a pair of mittens. January 19, at 5: My kids loved the book! Stay in Touch Sign up. While the possibilities … [Read More With over thirty three million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation’s foremost author illustrators of children’s books.

The mitten : a Ukrainian folktale

The hands and faces of the people are incredible. Finally a big bear tries to climb into the mitten.

She brings the animals to life with warmth and humor, and her illustrations are full of visual delights and details faithful to the Ukrainian tradition from which the story comes. At the end, I bring out my mouse puppet, and tickle all the kids noses to make them “sneeze”, and then I fling up the quilt and have the kids run around. Overall, it was a classic storybook that I believe students would enjoy to synopwis, as well as see the incredible and unique illustrations.

Fun with Books: The Mitten by Jan Brett

Look at the already colored coloring sheets of the different animals. Overall, it’s a great story to read aloud with children. January 10, at Synospis loved all the animals, the boy and his grandmother, their house, the snowy outdoors, and most of all, the humor. Cancel Forgot your password? Tonight both kids were interested in the book.


Besides the deer there are foxes, squirrels, rabbits, mice, skunks, and who knows what else. The options available today have me forgetting those painful.

In what ways and how well does the book as a whole serve its intended audience?

You can help fund this site at no cost to you! Have the students make predictions about what may happen in the story. What a synopsiss idea! They just thought it was so silly and adorable. Read it Forward Read it first.

I have read many of Jan Brett ‘s books; her tales are engaging and her illustrations a feast for the eyes. A perfect winter readaloud, and hi This is the first Jan Brett book I ever read, and not only did I enjoy the story, but the illustrations absolutely captivated me.

Nikki sees his mitten floating in the blue sky and quickly runs over to get it. This is surely one of the most imaginative and adorable folktales I have ever read and I am sure that many children will easily enjoy it as much as I have!


Dec 20, Manybooks rated it really liked it Shelves: It is repetitive, which makes it a great read aloud as well as a good book to read alone.

Your child is hungry and fussy and the food has not yet arrived. In spite of her warnings that he will lose them and that they will be hard to find in the snow, he insists and she finally does so.

Lesson Plan: The Mitten-Story Characters and Sequence

Summer evenings are made for s’mores. Place coloring pages of animals from the story in a center or have students color a page. This is a very funny version of a Ukrainian folktale about a boy’s lost mitten.

In the book, The Mitten, the main character, is a child that has lost his mitten while playing out in the snow. I prefer the board book edition: Jan 30, Yael rated it it was amazing Shelves: When the … [Read More What happened at the send of the story?