Resources for Educators

Little Pickle Press has been working closely with early childhood educators and domain experts to develop engaging lesson plans for our collection of award-winning titles. Download our complimentary lesson plans for your classroom. 

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Being Global Lesson Plans

Based on our award-winning title What Does It Mean To Be Global? by Rana DiOrio, our Being Global Lesson Plans explore the importance of values, and how to experience and respect different cultures.

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Being Safe Lesson Plans 

Our Being Safe Lesson Plans, based on the newest addition to our award-winning What Does It Mean To Be . . .?® series, empower children by educating them about physical, emotional, social, and cyber safety.

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Being Green Lesson Plans

Our Being Green Lesson Plans, based on the award-winning title What Does It Mean To Be Green? by Rana DiOrio, will help children understand the importance of sustainable practices and environmental stewardship.

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Being Present Lesson Plans

Being Present Lesson Plans, based on the award-winning title by Rana DiOrio, will help empower children to live a more conscious and present-focused lifestyle.

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Sofia's Dream Lesson Plans

Based on the award-winning title by Land Wilson, our Sofia's Dream Lesson Plans will help children understand the importance of environmental stewardship, and introduce a global perspective on the world's natural resources.

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Your Fantastic Elastic Brain Lesson Plans

Your Fantastic Elastic Brain Lesson Plans, based on the award-winning title by neuroplasticity expert Dr. JoAnn Deak, will build an understanding of neuroanatomy, the brain's primary functions, and how to stretch and shape the brain to its full potential.

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BIG Lesson Plans, based on Little Pickle Press' newest title by esteemed author Coleen Paratore, will encourage children to be the best possible versions of themselves by teaching them that all of their efforts, no matter how small or large, can measure up to BIG positive results.

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Ripple's Effect Lesson Plans

Ripple's Effect Lesson Plans, based of the award-winning title written by Shawn Achor and Amy Blankson, will promote an understanding and pursuit of happiness, a positive perspective, and personal identity. 

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Spaghetti is NOT a Finger Food Lesson Plans

Spaghetti is NOT a Finger Food Lesson Plans, based of the award-winning chapter book written by Jodi Carmichael and illustrated by Sarah Ackerley, will provide children with an understanding of individuality, communication patterns, and the common desire to be understood by others. 

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At each grade level, the lessons incorporated align with the Common Core State Standards Initiative for Speaking and Listening. The Common Core was recently adopted by the majority of states and is especially pertinent for educators in the United States.