- Books about picnics
- Plastic insects (novelty stores)
- Picnic basket
- Butcher/bulletin board paper
- Green construction paper
- Beforehand, gather books about picnics, a picnic basket, and plastic insects.
- Also in advance, make a tree out of butcher or bulletin board paper. Add construction paper leaves.
- Place a blanket on the floor with the picnic basket. Place plastic insects on the floor next to the blanket.
- Put books in the picnic basket and encourage the children to read the books while sitting on the blanket.