Literature: "Curious George" by H.A. Rey
These sites are about the book “Curious George” and author H.A. Rey. Biography of the authors, reviews of the book, discussion questions, lesson plans, games and circus activities are included. There are links to eThemes resources on Chimpanzees and Circus Acts and Animals.
Curious George Official Website
This is the official website for Curious George which provides information such as the authors' biography and the book series of Curious George. Games, activities, and a song for younger readers are included as well as resources for teachers.
Taking Photos of Curious George: Exploring Characters Through Images
Use this lesson with primary students to create a digital scrapbook of George's adventures at your school.
PBS-"Big Apple Circus"
Watch the do-it-yourself videos for six different circus activities from making a clown face to juggling. Each activity comes with a downloadable activity sheet.
"We're Not Clowning Around"
From Thinkquest comes this circus site created by students. Learn about circus acts, the history of the circus, and find links to famous circus websites.
Curious George Juggling Number Game
Have fun counting fruit and watching Curious George juggle.
National Geographic: Protecting Africa's Wildlife
In this lesson, students will learn how chimpanzee's make use of their habitat. Students will make posters to encourage protection of chimpanzees and rainforests.
This link provides 30 video clips of chimpanzees, facts and links to additional types of chimpanzees.
Circus Acts and Animals
These sites focus on circus animals, acts, and performers. There is historical information about circuses, plus photographs, audio files, and video clips.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Chimpanzees
These sites are about chimpanzees and their behavior, communication skills, habitat, diet, endangered status, and more. Learn how some chimpanzees in captivity can communicate through sign language and how others in the wild have learned to use tools. There are many video and audio files, plus online games.