The Preschool Parent Book Review: The King Cake Baby by Keila Dawson, illustrated by Vernon Smith
Perfect for Mardi Gras, this new twist on the Gingerbread man is a fun romp through the French Quarter of New Orleans and beyond. There’s no fox, so does the baby get away? Or who will be clever enough to catch the King Cake Baby?
“No, mon ami!” You can’t catch me! I’m the King Cake Baby!”
A fun read for any age the book comes complete with an easy King Cake recipe. Start a new family tradition. King Cakes are made for Epiphany (January 6) but also for Mardi Gras which is coming up in February.
Here’s the classroom activity guide for Pre-K-3rd grades.
· THE KING CAKE BABY study guide http://www.keiladawson.com/thekingcakebabyactivities/study-guide/
How to host a King Cake Party and bake an Easy Peasy King Cake!
· EASY PEASY KING CAKE RECIPE and PARTY http://www.keiladawson.com/easy-peasy-king-cake-party/
Free music, math, and movement activity; sing it to the tune of 5 Little Monkeys.
· 5 LITTLE KING CAKE BABIES Action song http://www.keiladawson.com/thekingcakebabyactivities/5-little-king-cake-babies/