Ages: 2 – 9
Grades: 1st – 3rd
Description: Caps for Sale is the story of a cap peddler who settles down to take a nap under a tree. While he sleeps, monkeys steal his caps.
Uses: Caps for Sale is a classic children’s book that can be adapted into a movement filled storytime for younger elementary age children or toddlers. Librarians can encourage children to act like monkeys during the story, by making monkey movements, or pretending like they are climbing trees. This story could also be adapted into a game or activity where children walk around the library or storytime space looking for caps.
Kirkus Reviews. (n.d). Caps for Sale. Retrieved from: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/esphyr-slobodkina-3/caps-for-sale/
Tags: monkeys, animals, hats