PocketsBy Mary Alice Deveny
CLICK ON THE BOOK COVER ABOVE TO LOOK AT PAGES INSIDE THE BOOK. In stunning photographs, a three-year-old girl tells what neighbors and family keep in their pockets. The narrative rhyming poem is followed by five free or inexpensive guided activities for adults and older children to use with preschool children, individually and in groups.
Let’s Play Pretend is an action-packed word-by-word creative dramatics walk through the neighborhood which includes stepping, hopping, galloping, tiptoeing, and crawling. Children learn to clap “the beat” to the movement words. This activity also includes instructions for making a “knock-knock-knock-knock” sound with the tongue.
Let’s Learn the Letter p introduces the alphabet and the sound of the letter p. The adult asks the children to find and name pictures in the book beginning with the letter p. Writing down their answers is a recommended activity for the caregiver. The book provides a complete list of “p” words included.
Proud Of You shows a simple melody to accompany short verses about doing a “good job.”
Puzzle Me guides adults to lead children in creating their own paper puzzles.
Let’s Make A Puppet Play gives the caregiver step-by-step instructions on how to present a finger puppet play, and then how to teach children to create and perform their own finger puppet plays.
- Series: The Molly Brave Preschool Series (Book 1)
- Hardcover-spiral: 38 pages
- Publisher: Molly Brave; 1st edition (2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1612450008
- ISBN-13: 978-1612450001
- Product Dimensions: 9 x 9 x 0.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
- Photography: Gary W. Sweetman and Mary Alice Deveny
Praise for Pockets
“Winning photographs!” Tomie dePaola,
2011 winner of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for writing and/or illustrating over 200 books, making a lasting contribution to literature for children.