As we go through our Letter of the Week Curriculum, we always refer back to the Chicka Chicka Boom Boom book at the end of each letter we learn. My daughter still loves this book no matter how many times we read it! Once we’re done learning each letter we add it to our Chicka Boom Palm tree to show all the letters she knows. We also use the tree to review learned letters.
I found this super cute Palm Tree (link to Amazon) at a local teacher store, but you could easily make one with construction paper too!
We also made this fun lapbook (links to download are below)
It includes numbers, upper and lowercase letters, a coconut fold out book to practice their name, a color book and a shapes identification game.
Here are some close-ups:
More Chicka Chicka Resources:
- Chicka Chicka Boom Lapbook by Carisa
- Chicka Chicka Boom Lapbook supplement by me
- Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3
- The Vital Vine
I Just wanted to let those like me who have zero wall space for this, I found a cute 2 ft. blow-up palm tree at the Dollar Tree today in the luau section. I plan on using the foam alphabet stickers with it. I’m so excited that i finally get to do this with my kiddos. Thanks for all the great ideas and freebies!
I have not posted about it on my blog yet, but I did reference you as the idea source and linked to this page from my Facebook page (FB friends only shared) when I posted a picture of our Alphabet tree bulletin board. If this is a problem, please let me know.
Thank you for your great ideas!
Very cute idea! Off topic….can you tell me where to purchase the map that’s on the wall in the first photo?=0)
I love this! I’m having a hard time coming up with the link to the alphabet you used for the coconut tree. I printed it for my older child and would love to replace a few letters now that I’m using it again. Thanks in advance for your help! 🙂
I didn’t make my tree. I bought a small palm pool at Party City. I copied the letters from the book as well as bulletin board letters and decorated the tree. The kids loved it!!
Thank you so much for the fun Idea….I can’t wait to start using it with my littles….Can you tell me how you put the letters on the My Name coconuts? Did you ever do the Lower case letters for the tree?? Thanks!! God Bless you and yours!!!
I love this idea! I just bought the tree off of Amazon 🙂 Where did you get the letters and how do you attach them to the tree?