As you know, I'm taking my 4-year-old through the top 100 children's books over the next few months. We started with books 1-10 last week. This week, we're going through books 11-20.
I've actually never read this book before. We own the movie but I somehow only see the very beginning and the very end - not the actual story. But I really liked it. It definitely has a great moral to the story. I talk to my son often about how God has given us this world and how we are to take care of it by not littering, etc. This is a fun book and I love how colorful it is.
We made a fun craft using some supplies provided free by CraftProjectIdeas.com. All we did was twist the pipe cleaner to form the tree. We did this as a team effort and it was great practice for Hosea. Then we glued down the pom poms. Easy and I just think these Truffula Trees are adorable!!
Apparently, I forgot to order this one from the library and just realized it! Oops. Has anyone read this and liked it?
This book was definitely quite young for my 4-year-old but my 18-month-old sure liked it. It was a cute, simple book.
This is such a classic. And again, the illustrations are just beautiful! We went through this book almost 16-17 months ago and did some sequencing and matching games with him. I wrote about it here. But this is surely a classic book with a lot of related crafts!
Oh! One of my favorite books! A good friend of mine is a former 5th grade teacher so at my baby showers, she stocked me up on books. And this was one of them. We read it for the first time about a year ago and I loved it instantly. I love how creative the little boy is and that is what I want to instill in my children. Their minds open them up to a world full of possibilities. If you haven't read this book, it's a must.
I thought this book was quite cute. I prefer it to Goodnight Moon which was in the top 10 books. Still a little young for my son but very cute.
Okay, one of my new favorites! This is such a unique book that engages the kid. My son asked to read/do this book several times. The book has only been out less than 2 years but it's already made it to the top 20. Another must read.
My son instantly was like, this is a book for Sarah since there's so much pink. Then he said, but we can read it. :-) This was a really cute book with a great moral for all children - eat your vegetables! It definitely reminded me of A Bad Case of the Stripes which is another cute book. And by googling this book, it looks like there's a musical and lots of very pink girly birthday parties out there.
This book was okay. To me, there was nothing super special about it. I'm a bit surprised that it's this far up the list. I did love the simple illustrations and colors though.
This book was also just okay to me. The book takes you through the alphabet and has animals for each letter. And for each animal, they use a series of alliterated words to describe the animals.
Alright, see you next week as we venture through books 21-30!