Helping Young Minds Grow

Those who can, teach.

Educators are dedicated to helping young minds grow, and Little Pickle Press is here to help with that challenging but ultimately rewarding task. In addition to our beautiful, award-winning books, we offer engaging lesson plans that are carefully designed to meet Common Core Standards. They’re also fun!

Spaghetti_High_Res_CoverWant to teach your students about celebrating the trials and triumphs of being unique? Download the plans for Jodi Carmichael’s Spaghetti is NOT a Finger Food. For younger children, lesson plans for Coleen Paratore’s BIG will prove that being special isn’t linked to size.

If your students are interested in the pursuit of happiness, look no further than the lessons from Ripple’s Effect, by Shawn Achor and Amy Blankson. These plans help children understand that while we can’t always control a situation, we can control our perspective.

Take a walk on the science side with lesson plans for Your Fantastic, Elastic Brain, from Dr. JoAnn Deak. Brain-building will go from abstract to absorbing!

Sofia'sDream_frontFinalLand Wilson brings us Sofia’s Dream, and the corresponding lesson plans will bring your students an improved grasp on the concept of global stewardship.

It’s important to teach your class concepts such as safety, green living, global citizenship, and being present. If you “relish’ the thought, Little Pickle Press has just the lesson plans for you! Based on our flagship series by founder Rana DiOrio, the four plans for “What Does It Mean To Be …?” cover important topics including sustainable practices, cultural respect,  staying focused, and cyber safety.

In addition to these plans, you can find other helpful guides on our resources page. Safety tips, Earth Day activities, and more!

Can’t decide which one you want? I’ll let you in on a little secret: all of our plans and guides are available as FREE downloads. Click the links, collect the plans, and cast off on a learning adventure! Don’t forget to tell your friends …


2 thoughts on “Helping Young Minds Grow

  1. I’d like to add that these are wonderful resources for homeschoolers as well! We have a lot of fun adapting and using them in a number of ways right here at home.

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