Reading level: Ages 4-8
Pages: 32 pages
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (April 1, 2003)
Language: English
ISBN: 0805067116
Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 9.3 x 0.4 inches

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Olvina Flies


What you can do after you finish the story!

 
Coloring Page
Print out an Olvina Flies coloring page.
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Lesson Suggestion: Facing Fears
In the book, Olvina is scared to fly on an airplane and she makes a list of all the things she has missed because of her fears. Ask students what they are scared of or have been scared of in the past. How did they overcome those fears? Make a list of fears and ways to overcome them.


 
Lesson Suggestion: Send a Postcard
In the book, Olvina receives an invitation in the mail. At the end of the book, Olvina's friend, Will receives a postcard from Olvina. Give each student a blank index card. Have them draw a picture of their favorite vacation on one side and write a short letter on the other. Teach them how to address the postcards and have them mail them out (either to themselves or their fellow students).


 
Lesson Suggestion: Dream Vacations
In the book, Olvina travels to Hawaii. Ask students if they could travel anywhere, where would they go? And why? Have them draw a picture of their dream vacation.