Going to the doctor can make kids a little nervous. Going to the hospital can be just plain scary. Stories are a great way to introduce kids to the doctor’s office or hospital BEFORE they actually need to go. If you’ve visited the doctor’s office first with Pooh, it’s a lot less scary when you have to go yourself! You can Read Right Now! several of the books listed below. They are available for you to read online for free. New to check out for 2013 is I Don’t Want to Go to the Hospital!, in which the Princess tries to hide instead of going to the hospital, is eventually found, goes there, and finds out that at the hospital…they treat you like a princess! Also new to check out for 2013 is Kevin Goes to the Hospital “I am Kevin. I fell and hurt myself. Mom gives me a kiss to feel better. Then she takes me to the hospital. What’s it going to be like there?” You can also try these printables and online games to help your little one get used to the idea of seeing a doctor.
Doug plugs in to download everything he needs to know because Doug is a robot. When a pigeon flying outside his window distracts him from his studies, Doug leans toward the window to get a better look. His cord stretches…and Doug unplugs! No longer attached to a power source, Doug lets his curiosity free, exploring his city for the first time gathering real experiences to add to facts he’s downloaded. The best place to discover? The park! You just can’t download everything you need, especially having fun with a friend! Author: Dan Yaccarino
Playful monsters combine their favorite crayons, red, yellow, and blue, to create new colors. Try these activities at home to practice naming the colors:
GoodReads: Monsters Love Colors
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Read Right Now! Free Online Books:
||Watch Pinkalicious – A little girl who is obsessed with the color pink eats so many pink cupcakes that she herself turns pink. Try these activities at home:
||Read Skippyjon Jones Color Crazy – Everyone’s favorite kitty boy is ready to color — Skippy style! Skippy’s sky will be pink. His sun will be blue. As Skippyjon learns his colors and plays with crayons, he invites the very youngest fans to join in the fun. Try these activities at Home:
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