It’s no secret that kids LOVE sensory play! While you have some extra time with your child(ren), you can read them book that goes along with some of their favorite sensory activities! here are some of my recommendations for literary sensory play!
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Well, friends, we’re back. Goober is a year older (so am I, but that’s irrelevant) and he’s even more on the move than he’s ever been. Last year, I had the opportunity to take a job as a teacher in a local daycare center. I seized that opportunity and hit the ground running so fast, I kind of forgot to look back at this blog. Now, with the dreaded Covid-19 quarantine looming over us, I feel a lot more prepared than I would had I not started teaching. (I primarily teach in the 4-5 age group, but I frequently visit the younger age groups as well). So straying from our original “Books First” focus, I have prepared a list of some fun things to do if you’re spending a LOT of time home with your kids!
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It’s Winter, and even though it’s a BIT warmer than we’re used to, we’re still getting into the seasonal spirit. After reading “The Snowstorm Surprise” By Richard Scarry, we were itching to play in some snow ourselves! Since Mother Nature wasn’t really cooperating, we decided to take matters into our own hands, and make some 2 ingredient “Snow Dough” to mold and squish.
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A simple board book about the power of imagination! Plus Bunnies! But did Goober appreciate the message? Or did he eat YET ANOTHER book? Check it out, after the break!
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One of the ever so popular “That’s Not My…” books from Usborne, this is a touchy-feely book that many kids enjoy. Let’s see how Goober felt when he read this book!
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Today was a themed day in the Bookwyrm Family! We went to Wildwood and took a Pirate Cruise with Dark Star Pirate Cruises! It was a great experience, and we highly recommend it! To go with our Pirate Cruise, we read “Do Pirates Take Baths” by Kathy Tucker. See what Goober and Mama though of it!
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We’re huge fans of “Goodnight Goon” and “Goodnight Moon” and maybe more than a little obsessed with all things “New Jersey” so this book is absolutely perfect for us! Keep reading to see how much Goober loved “Night-Night, New Jersey”
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Unfortunately, Michael Bond, the creator of Paddington Bear, died at age 91 recently. In order to celebrate the lives this book and character has touched, we’ve (Guppy and I) have chosen some cool “Paddington Bear” items to remember him by.
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As much as we love “Goodnight Moon” our family is a bit offbeat (you’ll definitely come to notice this as we continue this journey). As such, one of our favorites is “Goodnight Goon” by Michael Rex.
Here are Goober’s thoughts:
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