Pour yourself a cup of tea and enjoy using these Luli and the Language of Tea book activities with the kids to build literacy skills. There are some teariffic ideas!
Luli and the Language of Tea Book
Luli and the Language of Tea by Andrea Wang is the story of a little girl who sees a problem and comes up with a solution. She knows that gathering around a pot of tea is a way to build community in her classroom.
Luli and the Language of Tea Book Activities
beamed, beckoned, shy
- Have you ever tried tea? (before reading)
- How does Luli help her classmates come together? (during reading)
- How can we make new classmates feel welcome? (after reading)
Literacy Activity: Make a Cup of Tea
Skill: medial sounds
Materials: printable (included), scissors, laminator (if desired)
- Print one set of printables for the class. Cut along dotted lines and laminate for durability.
- Discuss each picture on the teacups. Set the tea bags to the side.
- Then, have students select a teacup picture, say the word, isolate the medial sound, find the tea bag that represents that sound, and then place the tea bag in the cup.
- Continue with the remaining cups and tea bags.
Printable Book Activities for Luli and the Language of Tea
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More Tea Activity Resources
- Enjoy reading more books featuring tea. I have a whole list for you.—> Teatime Books for Kids
- Practice saying the word tea in many languages.
- Hold a tea party and taste different types of tea.