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It Felt Like...

Time

  • 10 to 20 minutes

Materials

  • Your child's favorite book

Directions

  1. You can take a favorite story a step further after you read it by asking the child what a particular character felt like at some point in the story.
  2. Help to extend vocabulary as your child searches for ways to explain feelings.

Extensions

  • Make a list of words together that describe what a character felt.
  • Ask the child if there is another way the story could have ended.
  • Ask if there is another way a character could have acted.
  • Ask the child how they feel about a particular part of a story.

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Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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