#41 - Chopsticks by Amy Krause Rosenthyal

Summary:  One member of a pair of chopsticks suffers an accident Encouraged by his injured friend to get out and go, the healthy chopstick discovers his hidden strengths by joining in a game of pick-up sticks, testing cupcakes for doneness and conducting a cutlery band. When the friend recovers, the two find that being apart has made each of them even stronger. 

Suggested Activity: Chopstick Activities

Give each child a pair of chopsticks and have them practice picking up cotton balls, gummy bears, or other small objects.

Curriculum Area: Fine Motor Skills (controls small muscles in hands, coordinates eye-hand movement, uses tools for writing and drawing)

Appropriate Age Group
: 4 and up