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March 2013 Nursery Rhyme Bunnies Are Brown (author unknown) Bunnies are brown, Bunnies are white, Bunnies are always An Easter delight. Bunnies are cuddly, The large and the small; But l like the chocolate ones The best of them all.

Hidden bunnies What you need: White paper Glue Cottonballs Crayons Scribble over the paper with green crayon, the more the better. Glue 10-15 pieces of cottonball randomly on the paper. The bunnies are hidden in the green grass.

Easter Picture Books The Easter egg

Brett, Jan

It's the Easter beagle, Charlie Brown

Schulz, Charles M.

The great Easter egg scramble

Knapman, Timothy

Fair dinkum Aussie Easter

Buchanan, Colin

The story of the Easter Bunny

Tegen, Katherine Brown

Clifford's happy Easter

Bridwell, Norman


French, Fiona

The easter party

Su, Lucy

Teddy's Easter secret

Wiencirz, Gerlinde

Quacky Ducky's Easter Egg

Wilhelm, Hans

Clifford's big red Easter

Parent, Nancy

Smallest bilby and the easter games

Hilton, Nette

Peter Rabbit's happy Easter

Maccarone, Grace

The bilby & the bunyip: an Easter tale

Sibly, Irena

Easter mice

Roberts, Bethany

Hopper's easter surprise

Pfister, Marcus

Author Birthdays for March 2. Dr Seuss 5. Mem Fox 8. Kenneth Grahame 9. Stephen Axelson 10. Felice Arena 13. Janeen Brian 15. Hesba Brinsmead 16. Sid Fleishman 27. Dick King-Smith 31. Junko Morimoto

New Beginners Alexa : the fashion reporter fairy (Rainbow magic)

Meadows, Daisy

Creepella von Cacklefur : return of the vampire

Stilton, Geronimo

The dragon prophecy (The kingdom of fantasy)

Stilton, Geronimo

Horrid Henry's sports day (Early reader)

Simon, Francesca

The lion and the mouse


Lola : the fashion show fairy (Rainbow magic)

Meadows, Daisy

Madagascar 3 : on the run

Bobowicz, Pamela

Maisy grows a garden

Cousins, Lucy

Matilda : the hair stylist fairy (Rainbow magic)

Meadows, Daisy

My great big birthday bash (Humphrey's tiny tales)

Birney, Betty G.

The phantom menace (Lego star wars)

Dolan, Hannah

This hotel is haunted! (Geronimo Stilton)

Stilton, Geronim

The town mouse and the country mouse


Tyra the dress designer fairy (Rainbow magic)

Meadows, Daisy

The wolf in sheep's clothing (My first classic story)

Easter Jokes Q: Why did the Easter egg hide? A: He was a little chicken! Q: How do bunnies stay healthy? A: Eggercise Q: What do you call the Easter Bunny the Monday after Easter? A: Tired

New Picture Books A boot, a hat, now who is that?

Symes, Sally

Are bees spotty?

Blay, Amy

Bear says thanks

Wilson, Karma

Bob the bursting bear

Rosen, Michael

The butterfly

Milbourne, Anna

Dinosaur rocks

Creagh, Lachlan

Great galloping galoot

Thatcher, Stephanie

Hooray for bread

Ahlberg, Allan

Knight school

Clarke, Jane

Made with love

Szymanik, Melinda

Maisy learns to swim

Cousins, Lucy

Melric The magician who lost his magic

McKee, David

Monkey don't!

Redlich, Ben

My Dad!

Smallman, Steve

One gorilla : a counting game

Browne, Anthony

Pirates love underpants

Freedman, Claire

Puff the magic dragon

Yarrow, Peter

Rock-a-bye your bear

The Wiggles


Donaldson, Julia

Tim, Ted & the pirates

Whybrow, Ian


Can you find your way from the top to the bottom of the egg?

Easy Easter Food Easter Egg Biscuits Milk arrowroot biscuits Icing writing pens, sprinkles, icing to pipe, lollies Decorate biscuits as desired. Leave them to set and then eat!

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Craft – Envelope bunnies 2 Pompoms or cottonwool balls Pen Envelope Scissors Construction paper Black sticker dots/or black paper Glue 1. Seal the flap of an envelope, and draw bunny ears on the sealed side, as shown. 2. Cut along the line through both layers of the envelope. 3. Cut construction paper to make the insides of ears, and glue them on the front of the envelope. Use black stickers, circles of black paper or black pen for the eyes. Glue on a pom-pom nose and draw in the mouth. 4. Fill with yummy Easter sweets.

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