Just like in the story, the children are encouraged to decorate an elephant for Elmer Day. Elmer Day takes place every May but you could do this activity any time of year when introducing the story.
A great opportunity for children to express their individual personalities and a reminder that it’s OK to be different.
Why not use the finished Elmers for a display or as labels for the classroom or clock room?
To celebrate Elmer Day we have created a range of resources for the famous book by David McKee.
Elmer is a fantastic story that encourages children to be themselves and not to worry if they are different to everyone else.
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