Teacher Review of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
by Alexie Basil
Activities, books, crafts…it’s the ABCs of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom in the classroom!
Mary McNutt’s kindergarten students at Empowerment Academy in Jersey City, New Jersey, always have a blast with Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, the classic picture book with the infectious rhyme about alphabet letters racing up a coconut tree. The best part? It’s more than just an alphabet book! It’s so fun that kids don’t even realize they’re learning critical-thinking skills, realism vs. fantasy, sequence, and cause and effect—as well as core curriculum concepts such as onomatopoeia and personification.
Watch this Scholastic Book Clubs exclusive teacher review to see how Chicka Chicka Boom Boom can enhance your lesson plans and enliven your students’ classroom learning experience.
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