Bouncing on the Bed by Jackie French Koller, Illustrated by Anna Grossnickle Hines
1) There are many ACTIONS in Bouncing on the Bed. Can you act out each action along with the child
in the pictures?
2) The rhyme in Bouncing on the Bed follows the rhythm of The Farmer in the Dell. Using this same
rhythm, can you make up rhymes about things you like to do? Work with your class to make up a
poem using all the rhymes you come up with.
3) Now act out the scenes in your poem.
4) Draw a picture below of your favorite scene from your poem.