NASA has successfully launched Artemis I - we are on the way to the moon again! It's possible we could even land on the moon with the launch of Artemis III....
I thought you might be interested in some of the books about the moon, stars, cosmos and NASA reviewed at Stories Matter.
More to Learning
The best way to learn about the world is to experience it - to live in it! Doug's rebellion is a sweet story about how a boy-robot discovers he can learn from the real thing rather than being plugged in. The illustrations are bold, color-filled blocks with swooping, curving black lines - simple images with a great amount of movement to attract a child's eye. Adults will see the book as a commentary on screen time, but children will simply see the power of fun and freedom in Doug's escapades!
Ideas for Making It Real
An adventure day - or Doug-Day! - is intended do something a bit different than normal. These times are vitally important for children and adults' health alike! And sometimes they don't even need to be a whole day!
Here are a few questions to get your creativity flowing:
It's about taking - or creating - time to see and experience the world from a new perspective and showing our kiddos how to do the same.
This is the perfect book to read with a child who complains about the different food her friend brings to school, as well as for the child who is teased at school because her food is different.
Teaching admiration for - as well as pride in - differences must be purposeful and consistent and beginning with food is a simple way to start. As a former elementary school principal, it was important to me that we encouraged children to talk about the food in their lunches and to describe to us why they were so wonderful and special. Bilal Cooks Daal would have been on my lunch-time read aloud list! Recommend it to your child's teachers.
Aisha Saeed & Anoosha Syed
Saeed is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of books for children and young adults. She has published nine books in the past decade. Syed, a freelance illustrator and character designer for animation, whose clients include Google, Netflix, Nickelodeon, Dreamworks and American Greetings among others.
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