Color Monsters

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  1. kinderkate

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    We use a different version of these monsters that we introduce at the beginning of school. They all have a story about them and how we hope the children won't be like that certain color.

    Rudy Red: Always rude to others and interrupting.
    Yelling Yellow: Yells all the time
    Outburst Orange: Always yelling out, not waiting their turn
    Greedy Green: Won't share
    Bossy Blue: Bossing others around
    Pokey Pink: Walking slow, etc
    Whiney White: Whiners :)
    Tattling Tan: my favorite!! :)
    Gross Out Gray: Someone who doesn't wash their hands, or doesn't take care of themselves.


    I can't remember purple, black, or brown. I will find them tomorrow though! Has anyone else heard of these?
     
  2. skittleroo

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    oh, please see if you can find it and let us all know. We would all love to know them.

    I'm not sure if I get he connection with some of them though. Like Bossy Blue - what does that have to do with him getting sick with flue.
     
  3. brennanj

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    I couldn't find Kinderfirst. What exactly should I type in?

    Thanks
     
  4. Proud2BATeacher

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    If you have a yahoo account, you can find it in yahoo groups.
     
  5. moonbeamsinajar

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    I found them! Thanks so much!
     
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    By the way, I asked an older teacher at school today had she heard of the color monsters. She had but she did not have any info on it. She DID give me two different sheets that are related - shape monsters and number monsters!!!! The sheets said that the publishers were Monday Morning...I wonder if they have the color monsters, too.
     
  7. skittleroo

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    oh good Lord, I though my search was done and now I need to find the shape monsters and number monsters!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks for mentioning it.......I think>>>>??????
     
  8. skittleroo

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    wcvetwife, the copyright on these that I have are 1982 by Milliken Publishing Co.

    Anyone even heard of that publishing company. I don't even know if they are still in business.
     
  9. wcvetwife

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    Monday morning was the publisher for the number and shape monsters. I found them online and ordered a catalog.
     
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    I googled Monday Morning Publishing and could not find them. Do you have a website address?
     
  11. kinderkate

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    These are stories about how they act in school. Like Rudy Red is rude and mean to all the other children. She doesn't use manners and doesn't say please and thank you.
    Bossy Blue tells everyone else what to do. He pushes people around and acts like he is in charge. I'm going back to school today to look for them. As soon as I find them I will post all colors and their stories!
     
  12. skittleroo

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    If they were published when the Color Monsters were that was nearly 30 years ago. They may not be available anymore. I couldn't find Color Monsters ANYWHERE else.

    But I don't know if they are the same since Color Monsters were published by Milliken Pub.
     
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    wcvetwife, I just don't think these products are made anymore. That's why there are impossible to find. I got my color monsters from a teacher who got them from another teacher that has taught for ages....... Even the teacher I got them from has had them for 15 years and they were old then.
     
  15. sevenplus

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    I use the color monsters every year, except the students make their own book. We do a page a day and "color" the monster various ways. Sometimes we use paint, or glue on various materials.

    I checked out the ones posted on kinderfirst. My white one is different. Mine is crying and it says, "White, white, broke his kite." (Must have been updated kind of like the Letter People were a while back.) Our team added a rainbow monster and it says, "Rainbow, rainbow, show what you know."

    I love starting out the year with the color monsters!
     
  16. skittleroo

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    yeah I have color pages to go with these too. I have them make a book too. I've never heard of your version of white.
     
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    White, white, bites at night! soooo scary! I'm gonna change the words on that one!
     
  18. skittleroo

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    yeah, yeah I know. I have heard a comment or two on the whole Black, Black is a quarterback. I didn't get it until someone mentioned why it could be a problem.

    But I still use them. I don't think it's to scary. Our kids come dressed as vampires. So, I relate it to halloween.
     
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    I printed off my set today from the kinderfirst group. Thanks so much for making them available! I am starting colors my 2nd week of school, so I am thrilled to have something new to use!
     
  20. dailylearning

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    I have been looking EVERYWHERE for these! My kindergarten teacher used these in her classroom. Is there anyway I could get them too?
     

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