When each child finished, we put a dot on the state Stanley had visited. If it
was outside the United States, we wrote the name of the country and put a dot
Our parents helped us to make game boards. We each had a list of all the
states and capitals and a blank board with 25 squares on it. We each chose
25 states and capitals, cut them out, and glued them on the squares. Later we used our 1 inch
tiles and played STANO as our teacher called out the states and capitals.
One of the children in Mrs. Sargent's 2C class began singing.
"There was a boy who traveled far.
And Stano was his name-o.
S-T-A-N-O, S-T-A-N-O, S-T-A-N-O,
And Stano was his name-o."
It sounded a little like B-I-N-G-O
and we loved it!
(Click to see the lyrics, if you have forgotten them.)
We had a picnic lunch outside and played on the playground.
That afternoon we toasted Stanley with hot chocolate, just like his family did
in the book.
What a great day!
The bulletin board at the top of the page was created by
Mrs. Stigers and
the children in 2B.
This page was created by Mrs. Stevens, teacher of class 2A.
DC second grade teachers have developed Lesson Plans
for Flat Stanley and
seven other children's books.