My Mouth Is A Volcano – Activity Ideas

My Mouth Is A Volcano activities, including: art, language, and character development. This is a great book & your students will love the activities!

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There are some books out there that are worth the time and attention of your class.  My Mouth Is A Volcano is one of them! It has some wonderful lessons for your students, which will set them up for future success.  Take a look at some of these My Mouth Is A Volcano activities:

Art – Word Depiction:

If you’ve read the book, you’ll know that it is filled with wonderful words, that come alive on the page.  Wouldn’t it be great to use this as an art lesson for your students?  Show students how they can bring their creative artistry to portray words and their meanings in one image.  Below are some examples:

 

 

My Mouth Is A Volcano activities, including: art, language, and character development. This is a great book & your students will love the activities!
(Taken from Runde’s Room)
My Mouth Is A Volcano activities, including: art, language, and character development. This is a great book & your students will love the activities!
(Taken from There’s A Dragon In My Art Room)

 

 

Adjectives Study:

The main character’s need to speak is described with various adjectives.  So, this is a great mentor text to then demonstrate the variety of adjectives students can use.  Below are some activity ideas:

 

 

My Mouth Is A Volcano activities, including: art, language, and character development. This is a great book & your students will love the activities!
An anchor chart. (Taken from Step Into Second Grade)
My Mouth Is A Volcano activities, including: art, language, and character development. This is a great book & your students will love the activities!
An adjective collage of all we aspire to be. (Taken from Entirely Elementary)
My Mouth Is A Volcano activities, including: art, language, and character development. This is a great book & your students will love the activities!
Another collage type of activity. However, this example is clearly not done by a child, the same concept can be used for kids. You’ll need lots of old magazines/newspapers. (Taken from Me With My Head in The Clouds)

 

 

 Character Development

My Mouth Is A Volcano presents the opportunity for great character development discussions, such as respect and taking turns.  As we know, a class that respects each other allows for much greater and effective peer collaboration.  Here are some activities to try out:

 

 

My Mouth Is A Volcano activities, including: art, language, and character development. This is a great book & your students will love the activities!
The link for this picture provides an amazing take on Apples to Apples, that will have each student performing a very important role, while taking turns. (Taken from Lunch Buddies Plus)
My Mouth Is A Volcano activities, including: art, language, and character development. This is a great book & your students will love the activities!
A good poster to have on display. (Taken from Classroom Freebies)
My Mouth Is A Volcano activities, including: art, language, and character development. This is a great book & your students will love the activities!
This is a nice activity to demonstrate taking turns. Even though students are very excited about what is in the bag, they have to take turns guessing, and cannot blurt out questions. (Taken from Finally in First)
My Mouth Is A Volcano activities, including: art, language, and character development. This is a great book & your students will love the activities!
A turn taking game, involving a colander, skewers, and pom poms. This would be nice group work. (Taken from One Time Through)
My Mouth Is A Volcano activities, including: art, language, and character development. This is a great book & your students will love the activities!
Have students identify one action that the main character did, and then have them identify what a better choice would have been. (Taken from Teachers Pay Teachers)

 

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