Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Literacy Thursday

**Welcome to Literacy Thursdays. This post is designed to highlight some of our favorite books in hopes that you will blog about yours. We are always looking for new books to discover. Literacy is so important and even at the youngest of ages is crucial to development. If you don't have children of your own volunteer at a school, read to a neighborhood child, but get involved. It's a great way to share quality time with the youngest of our society.

Here's the play by play: You blog about your book. Give me a shout out in your blog by creating a link to my blog and using my Literacy button. Then at the bottom of my post, you will find Mr. Linky. Sign your name and add the web address of your post. Your post will automatically be linked to mine leaving a list for all to peruse. I hope you will join us.**

For Christmas Kendrick received a Dr. Seuss book. For now it is to old for him, but we are saving it for him for later, probably for his 4 year old birthday. For we were reminded of the very same book that Stephen bought for Cavett on his first birthday. At that time we put it away as well.

The book is Dr. Seuss' My Book About Me, by Me Myself. I'm sure most of you know about this book or at least have seen it. This past weekend we had a bit of some down time while Kendrick was napping and so we pulled out his book. It was perfect timing. He is in love with it. He is filling in all the blanks, making decisions on how best to answer questions and loves counting everything in the house. We are only halfway through the book; we tend to work in spurts. But, he asks to do it every chance we get.

The book allows the child to fill in the blanks and draw pictures all about himself. From hair color, to weight, to where they live, to the food they hate, to the school subjects they like to how many forks are in the house--it's all there. It's so much fun! I think age 4-6 is a perfect time to introduce this one.

We hope you enjoy it as well and here's to our 36 forks! How many do you have?

Brought to you by: Jennifer @ if you're happy and you know it


Upstatemomof3 said...

I had that book as a kid. I loved it and it is so fun to look at now. I definitely want one for Big Brother. Probably should get it soon. I had forgotten about it.

Michelle said...

I found you from Angie. I'll have to come back and play next week!

I had that book as a kid (actually I still have it).

I bought them for my girls and had them do them the same age that I did mine.

I love that after all these years it is still around.

CC said...

I had this book when I was a kid and loved it!!!

CC said...

Hey, since I do books every monday, can I just post a link on your Mr. Linky to my Monday book??

avtcoach said...

Hi Jennifer, nice job with Literacy Thursday! I came over from Angie's place. You have a great blog with alot of wonderful posts. I'll be back!