Lazy Days of Summer by Judy Young

By Judy Young

From earliest occasions, the concept that of "play" has been a part of the human event. And whereas a few pursuits have long past out and in of fashion through the years, a few by no means swap or lack for fans. utilizing poetry and prose, Judy younger relives a number of the generic video games of adolescence and invitations younger readers to affix alongside as she performs Kick the Can, Monkey within the center, and Double Dutch leap rope. "The rope starts off to show and that i leap with my toes As I sing out a music with a similar rhythmic beat, flip round, contact the floor, first leap slowly, then quick; what number extra jumps do you think that i'm going to last?" colourful art reinforces the underlying message of the significance of actual play in modern-day techno-driven international. In Lazy Days of summer time even "older" young children will bear in mind the welcome tang of lemonade after a rugged online game of tag.Lazy Days of summer time is Judy Young's 3rd booklet with slumbering undergo Press. She additionally wrote the playful and well known Ris for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet, which bought a starred assessment from Kirkus experiences. Judy teaches poetry writing workshops for kids and educators, and lives close to Springfield, Missouri. Kathy O'Malley graduated from Chicago's Columbia university and has illustrated greater than 30 kid's books. Her art is also discovered on greeting playing cards, limited-edition collectibles, and different ornamental items. Kathy lives in Glenview, Illinois.

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Through games, children also learn to handle life’s social challenges. The importance of loyalty, cooperation, and following directions, as well as how to interact verbally, take leadership roles, and handle competition and confrontation, are not readily learned with even the best educational computer games. So turn off the television, shut down the computer, and send your child out to play a game. Better yet, go out and play with your child and their friends. Judy Young Judy Young loves to play!

Or make your own rain to run through with a sprinkler! At night, catch fireflies and look for shooting stars. Become the king or queen of your backyard with flower jewelry. To do this, pick some flowers, such as clover or dandelions, making sure you get the stem. Make a chain by tying a stem of one flower around the stem of another right underneath the flower head. Wear your chain as a necklace or a crown and pretend to fight dragons, save princesses or search for treasures. You may find a beautiful rock, a gorgeous butterfly, or an interesting insect.

Kathy graduated from Chicago’s Columbia College, and has illustrated 41 children’s books. Her work can also be found on greeting cards, gift bags, limited-edition collectibles, and decorative home products. This is her second picture book with Sleeping Bear Press. She works from her home studio overlooking her perennial gardens, watched by her two loyal art critics, her spoiled standard poodles. com.

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