The story is perfectly complemented by Cassandra Allen's jaunty, simple and playful illustrations, which provide a terrific source of visual clues for pre-readers looking to recognize words. The rhyming and repetition will make this a favorite read-aloud choice for storytime, as children will happily participate in reading the repeated sections, which are so easily and quickly memorized. In addition, there is a ?Fishy Facts? spread at the back of the book that contains a true fact about each animal in the story (including ?A blue whale can eat millions of krill a day!?), which would make for a fantastic introduction to a discussion on the size of sea creatures and the food chain.
This prompt comes from The Daily Post. Each day they post a new prompt. It really helps get the creative juices flowing. Check them out for yourself. You might find just the inspiration you've been looking for. This is an age old problem for parents of littles. We try to keep the toys organized. We … Continue reading Countless – The Daily Toy Sweep
A word to the wise. Do not show up at my house at nap time. Actually, don't do that to any parent. It makes us hate you deep inside our souls for your inconsiderateness. I don't know why it always happens this way but on the rare occasion I have a visitor they ALWAYS show … Continue reading Do Not Show Up At Nap Time.
I'm not really sure why, but Mason is scared of pooping in the toilet. Every single time he sits on the toilet, when I know he has to poop, he will do his best to hold it in. It's a waiting game. I have to outlast him. The whole time he is on the toilet … Continue reading The Big Scary Poop