DISCUSS & LEARN:
*Wild pigs vs. tame
*What are pigs used for?
*Why do pigs play in the mud?
*Play in the mud
*Pig play-dough mats: have laminated mats of habitats for pigs. Let your children make pigs out of play-dough.
*Put a play: The Three Little Pigs
*My mud activities found here, scroll down.
*Go to a petting zoo.
*Finger painting: have coloring pages of pigs and with brown finger paint or chocolate pudding paint the pig with "mud".
*Pig masks, tails, ears, snouts, etc.
*Build the Three Little Pigs homes: one with straw, one with sticks and one with bricks. Which is the strongest? Why?
If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numberoff
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith
Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
Olivia by Ian Falconer
Dream Big Little Pig by Kristi Yamaguchi
Piggies by Audrey and Don Wood
THIS LITTLE PIGGIE
This little piggie went to the market.
This little piggie stayed home.
This little piggie ate roast beef.
This little piggie had none.
And this little piggie went
Wee, wee, wee, wee all the way home.
TO MARKET, TO MARKET
To market, to market to buy a fat pig
Home again, home again jiggety jig.
To market, to market to buy a fat hog
Home again, home again jiggety jog.
To market, to market to buy a plum bun
Home again, home again, market is done.
*Make pigs in a blanket: wrap hot dogs and cheese in croissant dough and bake.
*Eat bacon with breakfast
*Have ham for dinner or on sandwiches at lunch time.
*Have pork chops for dinner.
*Cup of dirt: my recipe here, scroll down.
*Pig cupcakes: make your favorite cupcake, frost with pink icing. Add candies or more icing for eyes and snout.