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Curious George: Tool Time

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Curious George is an all-time classic! Watch this “Camping with Hundley” video featuring the beloved, inquisitive monkey with your young learners and help them explore the various tools available to help people complete work. The accompanying lesson plan will ultimately spark your class’ thinking on future careers!

In the video, George needs to use his camping skills after a storm knocks out the electricity that powers the Doorman’s van. He uses a mallet to build a shelter, a lighter to start a fire and sticks to cook hot dogs. After children explore what tools are, who uses them, and how the design of a tool matches its function, they play a game in which they match tools used by different professions. Children then imagine a job they’d like to do someday and a tool they might use.

Perhaps one day, one of your students will grow up to be a writer or illustrator and use the same tools that the creators of Curious George did! LAUNCH THE LESSON PLAN: http://to.pbs.org/1rsyxDg

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