for family clipart, images, here

songs & poems ... Can Teach ... thematic songs & poems
books related to "families" ...

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logo--between_the_lions.png ... books about FAMILY -- read along with the computer
  • Happy Hocky Family Moves to the Country (The)
  • Just What Mama Needs
  • My Dog is as Smelly as Dirty Socks

family video....heartwarming!
A little girl with skin allergies gets surprised with a little puppy by her daddy, and it's so touching that you may cry too. She will remember this moment for the rest of her life.

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Some questions for student conversation:
  • What do you think the 'special occasion' might be?
  • Why is the little girl crying?
  • She might be having lots of different feelings all at the same time. What are some 'feelings' she might be having?
  • What is the little boy thinking and feeling?
  • What is the mom thinking and feeling?
  • What is the dad thinking and feeling? Does he say something that might support your opinion?
  • What do you think is the very next thing that happens after this video ends?
  • What are skin allergies?
  • Do you have any allergies....or do you know anyone who has allergies?
  • What are you/they allergic to? ... How does having an allergy affect your life/their lives?
  • What are some special occasions that your family celebrates?
  • What is the most special present you ever got from someone in your family? .... Why was that so special to you?

Create Laugh. Imagine. Explore. Learn. Smile. Grow.
Visit Wonderopolis. It's a place where wonder and learning are nurtured through the power of discovery, creativity and imagination Wonderopolis is brought to life by the National Center for Family LIteracy (NCFL) and suppported by philanthropic partners.

You see children not only for who they are but for all they can become, yet you may need a little help directing that passion and igniting that wonder. We can help you get there--together. You don't have to travel far. Wonderopolis is a special place found in a curious question or an everyday adventure. Just let wonderment be your guide.

Our Wonders of the Day wil help you find learning moments in everyday life, ones that fit in with dinner preparations, carpool responsibilities, a stolen moment between breakfast and the bus, or within school curriculum and education programs.

Ode to a Post-it Note ... ... Who is the 'father' of post-it notes?