Smiling like Sunshine: Virtual Book Club for Kids: Planting A Rainbow

Monday, 17 September 2012

Virtual Book Club for Kids: Planting A Rainbow


Welcome to the Virtual Book Club for Kids! As I mentioned earlier, this month's author is Lois Ehlert.

We chose her famous book Planting A Rainbow . It is a fabulous book that combines nature and colours. It is excellent to teach colours to younger children and with older ones you can talk about different flowers and their properties.

Having read the book with Derin (32 months old), we used our Montessori colour tablets  to  do a simple matching activity. Montessori colour tablets help children to learn the colours and their shades.For more information on colour tablets,check out Living Montessori Now.





As a lovely coincidence, the sunflower seed that Defne planted back in February, blossomed just yesterday . It made us so very happy! 

We have plans to plant our very own rainbow garden for next summer.



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8 comments :

  1. What a fun idea! I can't believe that you managed to match colours that closely, too.

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  2. Nice idea! Thanks for the link about color tablets! Planning to make one for my LO.

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  3. The color tablets look like a great idea! Your sunflower is beautiful.

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  4. Great activity - and how perfect, with the sunflower blooming at the same time!

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  5. What a great way to learn the rainbow.

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  6. I love the look of those colour tablets and it's a brilliant book. Thank you so much for linking up to Tuesday Tots and just to let you know that this post is featured tomorrow on Rainy Day Mum

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  7. What a cute book, we'll have to check that one out the next time we're at the library! I'd love for you to link this up to Tot School Tuesday: http://seevanessacraft.com/2012/09/tot-school-tuesday-the-very-hungry-caterpillar/

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