A common remark made by many parents is, “I spent all this money on a great new toy for my child, and she’s more interested in playing with the box than the toy!” This blog offers descriptions and opinions about toys, books, & other resources for both children considered to be typically developing as well as those with special needs. I have tried, when possible, to provide suggestions on how to modify toys to make them fun for children at all developmental levels.
Monday, May 23, 2011
The Pigeon Has Feelings Too! by Mo Willems
The pigeon is back and in fine form talking about his feelings. Although this is a board book and isn't as long as some of the other pigeon books (as the author says this is just a "smidgeon" of pigeon) it's still a wonderful little book that helps young children explore a range of different emotional expressions. The drawings are simple but very expressive as the pigeon lets the reader know when he is sad, angry, and happy. There's also a little surprise tie in to the classic "Don't let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" at the end!