If your child loves storytime at your local library or bookstore, he’ll be excited to have storytime at home too! Though it may be an audience of one, your storytime at home can be just as engaging and interactive. Below you’ll find a step-by-step guide to creating a storytime similar to those your child has … Continue reading Host Storytime at Home
Several of the historical figures Xavier, Brad, and Yadina meet on their adventures were storytellers themselves. In this activity, your child will use her imagination and practice storytelling by rolling homemade dice to tell a unique story! Each roll will designate an image on each of the three dice, which will become your story elements. … Continue reading Play a Storytelling Game
WATCH: Clifford the Big Red Dog In the episode “Puppy Preschool,” Fisherman Charlie’s new puppy Hudson is the cutest. But her favorite word seems to be “mine!” Clifford, Bailey, and Tucker decide to start a puppy preschool to teach Hudson how to say “together” and be more mindful of others. Can they do it before … Continue reading Learn to listen with Clifford
Help George train the dogs by dividing the treats fairly, so each dog gets the same amount. Ask your child: • How did you make sure each dog got a fair share? • Did it get harder when there were more than two dogs? • What could we use to practice fair sharing in our … Continue reading PLAY NOW: Fair Shares
WATCH: Odd Squad In the episode “Oona and the Oonabots / The Ninja Situation,” a strange problem arises and Oona uses the Oonabots to fix it. Then, the Odd Squad goes undercover to recover a stolen gadget, and Otis exchanges food divided into equal parts to save the day. Ask your child: • What does … Continue reading The mathematics of sharing
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