Why is “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” such a popular book?

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Why is “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” such a popular children’s book?

Small babies will just love listening to you read and looking at the pictures. Toddlers will enjoy turning the pages and, after a few readings, “reading” some of the words for you. They will also start to count with you as you read about all the things the caterpillar ate.

I suggest you buy this book if you can, rather than borrowing it from the library-illustrations resemble collages and are simple and colourful.

-The story is about the caterpillar eating, an activity that’s easy for small children to relate to and understand.
-The text is also simple, with lots of repetition which enables littlies to predict what might be going to happen next.
-Another thing children love about The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the holes in the book that make it look as if the caterpillar has eaten his way through the pages.
– There are several educational themes going on: numbers and counting, identifying different foods and the days of the week.
– The book also introduces children to the different life stages of a butterfly.

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Why I read to my 3 month old baby

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Why I read to my 3 month old baby:
1- My baby won’t understand my words, but hearing my voice stimulates an interest in sounds and helps him develop listening skills.
2- No matter what your baby’s age, reading together is a great opportunity for cuddling and bonding.
3- By developing a regular reading routine from the start, books will become a natural part of my child’s day — one that he’ll associate with fun.
4- Reading to him helps build vocabulary, stimulates imagination, and improves communication skills.
5- Repetition is good because it helps him build language skills. I have been reading the same story for the past week.
6-He may also be fascinated by pictures with bright colors and sharp contrast
You don’t have to get all the way through a book, either. Just taking a few minutes here and there to read aloud to your child can make a difference.

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Superfood smoothie

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Try this superfood smoothie and I’m sure your kids will love it.

Ingredients
1/2 cup hemp seeds
1 1/2 cups plain or vanilla milk
1/2 – 3/4 cup ice cubes
2-3 overripe bananas, smooshed
1/2 cup or more frozen or fresh blueberries or strawberries (optional)
1/2-1 tbsp chia seeds (optional)
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
Directions
Place all the ingredients in a blender, and puree for a few minutes until hemp and chia seeds are pulverized and mix is smooth.

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My Tutoring Services Office!

 

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Miss Farah on Cloud 961 magazine!

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link: http://cloud961.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/november2013.pdf

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Be safe at summer camp!

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If you are enrolling your child in a summer camp, make sure to keep your kids safe. here are a few tips:
1- Make sure your child is dressed comfortably with a cap and bottle of water and have him/her apply sunscreen.
2- Make sure that the summer camp you are enrolling your child into has a medical professional, nurse, and qualified trainers.
3- Make sure you talk to the person in charge of the summer camp and have him or her explain everything for you.
4-Talk to your child when he or she is back home and have them tell you what about their day and open up to you.
Have a wonderful summer :)
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My students dancing to Jai Ho! Indian song

It was amazing!!!!! So proud of my students!

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Grade 2 A “Memories”

Today I finished making the Cds for my students to take them as souvenirs. I made a slideshow using all our photos throughout the year and I put music. We watched it together today in class and it got pretty emotional Sad smile It was so sad, but I’m so glad I was able to inspire my students and to see that they really appreciate what I did for them. I love them so much and I wish them the best in life. Until we meet again…

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A few days left…

Can you guess what I’m doing in this photo? Yep i started removing all the classroom decoration! Just a few days left ….

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Biography writing

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This week, I explained the rules of writing a “Biography” which is a writing about someone’s life. I told my students to research about a famous person that they choose during the Easter vacation and note the important points about the person’s life on a piece of paper. They could also get a picture of this person or decide to draw. They were all really excited about this activity and I loved the variety of famous people they chose.

Like…

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Bill Gates

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Fayrouz

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Dr. Seuss

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Michael Jackson

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Neil Armstrong

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Dr. Oz

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Nancy Ajram

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Selena Gomez

and much more….

I’m so proud of my students they did an amazing job! Smile 

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