Nigel and the Moon Activities for PreK-5

Encourage children to dream big and reflect on their role in the community with more than a dozen Nigel and the Moon activities.
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Nigel and the Moon Activities Help Kids Dream Big

Are you ready to Read for the Record? You’ve got your book and your Novel Effect soundscape. With Nigel and the Moon activities, you can now take your participation to the next level. 

When children are young, they often dream of what they want to be when they grow up. No matter what they want to be, the included activities will make them reflect on their role in the community.

Choose from more than a dozen activities that support English Language Arts and Social Studies. As a result of the activities included, students will be able to:

  • sketch sounds from the soundscape.
  • draw and discuss job tools.
  • draw and write about their dreams.
  • list the character traits of Nigel.
  • describe Nigel in the story.
  • sequence the story.
  • define a career.
  • write about the theme.
  • explore figurative language.
  • reflect on the book.
  • discuss careers.
  • complete a job application.
  • unscramble words.
  • complete a word search.
  • play a job guessing game.
  • play charades.
  • draw their dreams.
  • research careers.
  • reflect on and respond to open-ended questions and writing prompts.

Activities can be used to differentiate instruction for students, to provide them with a choice, or to focus on a particular skill.

Download Nigel and the Moon Activities

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About This Book

From debut author Antwan Eady and artist Gracey Zhang comes a glowing tale about the young dreaming big. A perfect story to demonstrate how pride in where we come from can bring shining confidence. 

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