#104 - If a Monkey Jumps Onto Your School Bus by Jean Cochran

SummaryWhat do you do if a monkey jumps onto your school bus . . . or a hippo shows up for breakfast . . . or an elephant wants to run the bases at your ball game? Find out in this hilarious guide on what to do if the animals escape from your local zoo.

Suggested Activity How Far Can You Jump?

Place a short piece of masking tape on the floor. Have a child place both feet at the tape mark and jump from a standing start. Use yarn to measure the child's standing jump distance. 

Cut the length of the yarn and give it to the child. Repeat the procedure, only this time let the children have a running start. Measure this jumping distance with a different color of yarn. Ask the children to compare the yarn lengths.
Curriculum Area: Logical Thinking (classifies objects, compares/measures)

Appropriate Age Group
: 5 and up