How To Play
Up Up and Away
Every other page in this quiet book thrills the imagination. Hop on for an exciting journey!
Cover Page : A gorgeous hot air balloon in pastel colors with a bunny in its basket going Up Up and Away. Button/Unbutton the drifting white cloud - a fine motor activity.
The book opens up to a beautiful rainbow. Identify and name the colors of the rainbow, match the rainbow dots to its arc and sequence them in the order of VIBGYOR.
Meet fish of various shapes in the ocean bed. The sea weeds are great to touch and feel. Use the magnetic fishing rod to catch the fish - a great hand eye coordination activity. Identify and name the shapes, talk about their properties - a square has 4 sides, a triangle has three corners, so on and so forth.
Page 3 and 4:
The Food Train isa chugging away. Eight animal finger puppets have boarded and now need help to move to their respective food carriages. Play pretend, sort and pair. Who eats what? The dog eats the bone, rabbit - carrot, squirrel - nut and so on..
Pop the animal puppets on your fingers and sing, story tell and play silly!
Page 5 and 6:
The butterfly clock can be used for telling time and working on some basic math. Turn the hands of the clock and place the bunny in the correct quadrant on the right page. Its 5'o clock and its park time. Wake up time, bath and meal time ...
Introduce the concept of time and talk about daily routines.
All of the pages of this quiet book are handmade. At the end of the book is a zipper pocket - a place for everything so there aren't loose pieces to keep track of when putting them away.