I love the storybooks by Laura Joffe Numeroff! Her characters
take quite an adventure from one thing to the next as events
If you give a mouse a cookie
If you give a moose a muffin
If you give a pig a pancake
And many many more!
Well, what if we give a child a book? What would happen
Sometimes I'm the one getting caught up in electronics, video
games, and tv shows as part time babysitters for my kids. But when
I give my kids a book or a bucket full of a few different picture
books, they are just as engaged as they are with electronics. And I
forget that! It's mostly me and my encouragement that is
So I've started something new where I found a plastic bucket and
fill it with picture books. It's portable so the kids can take it
where ever they want (usually right near me) and it's filled with
books they want to read. So far, it's working great and they are
eating up all the books!
What are you doing to help give a child a
What ends up happening next?