6 Sticks

6 Sticks, by Molly Coxe, Random House, 1999

六根棍子可以做什麼呢?做旗竿,貼上旗子;做個貓臉,棍子當貓的鬍鬚;做兩個鞦韆......

說故事技巧:
這是一本為孩子閱讀起步所設計的簡單讀本,不過也可以當作故事來讀,因為這兩隻小老鼠很有創意,從六根冰棒棍發想出許多創作!說完故事,聽故事的孩子也一定會想要拿幾根冰棒棍來玩一玩。

兒歌:
Johnny Pounds with One hammer
Johnny pounds with one hammer,
one hammer, one hammer.(一手做搥狀)
Johnny pounds with one hammer,
then he pounds with two.(加另一手)
Johnny pounds with two hammers,
two hammers, two hammers.(兩手做搥狀)
Johnny pounds with two hammers,
then he pounds with three. (加一腳踏步)
Johnny pounds with three hammers,
three hammers, three hammers. (兩手做搥狀、一腳踏步)
Johnny pounds with three hammers,
then he pounds with four. (加另一腳踏步)
Johnny pounds with four hammers,
 four hammers, four hammers. (兩手做搥狀、兩腳踏步)
Johnny pounds with four hammers,
 then he pounds with five. (加點頭)
Johnny pounds with five hammers,
five hammers, five hammers. (兩手做搥狀、兩腳踏步,並不斷點頭)
Johnny pounds with five hammers,
 then he goes to sleep.(躺下假裝睡覺)
(Johnny可改成小朋友的名字)