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The Little Red Ant and the Great Big Crumb: A Mexican Fable
Colorful set of felt or magnetic backed pieces to follow the story line of
this popular book retold by Shirley Climo.
This set combines expressive, friendly characters,
large, easy-to-see pieces, and vibrant colors to
help "spice up" the storytelling adventure.

It consists of laminated color laser prints fully
backed for a quality magnetic or felt board
presentation. (book and board not included)
A little red ant thinks she is too small to carry away
her precious cake crumb to the is so big!
After seeking help from several larger animals and
a farmer, she realizes she has the strength to do
the job herself. Moral: You can do it if you think
you can.

This is an excellent book to intergrate with your
insect unit (listed as an extension in GEMS Ant
Homes Under the Ground), to show how
self-reliance is important in getting the job done,
and to learn some Spanish vocabulary that is
sprinkled throughout the book.
Set Includes:
  • Little red ant (5 1/2"), coyote (5"), rooster (5"),
    lizard (5" wide), spider (4"), 2 cornstalks (10"),
    farmer (10"), sun, cake crumb
  • The 20 Spanish words are included in the
    storytelling set as 1”x 3½” felt-backed cards.
  • Story card included
  • Large, expressive pieces that are easy to
    manipulate, quick to clean, and ideal for
    instructional use or for small group sharing.
  • Ample pieces for continuous felt board action.
  • Character pieces designed to arouse interest,
    capture attention, and add enjoyment to the
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The story set pieces are designed to be a tool for
enriching, enhancing, and extending the story.  The
set is not endorsed by the author or publisher.