OH, BROTHER! (Episode P120a)
Little Lucy Sidarsky is having a hard time adjusting to the new baby in the family. Seeing this, Daffodil decides to share with her the story of Clifford's arrival into Daffodil's home. It takes some time, but Daffodil soon discovers the joy of being a "big sister and friend" to someone who needs her. Lucy has her own small revelation when she is able to stop her little brother from crying.
Ideas to Grow On: Share & Be Kind
By giving children the opportunity to participate in recording
memories, they can appreciate even more the special role they
play in the creation of those memories. The following activities
- critical thinking and problem solving skills
- social and emotional skills
- language and literacy skills
An Amazing Life!
Read Clifford Grows Up (Clifford the Big Red Dog) by Norman Bridwell (Scholastic). Share memories of bringing your child home from the hospital. Discuss how the family has changed since this blessed occasion and what kind of responsibilities come along with having a new family member.
Use a disposable camera to record a treasured event with your child like welcoming a new sibling home or simply adding memories to the family album. Learn how to operate the camera. Practice "1-2-3ůSay Cheese!" Afterwards, take your child to the local photo center to discover the wonders of film processing.
Keepsake Box Inside and Out!
With a Group:
Give each child a disposable camera to use while together with friends. After pictures have been developed, children share and trade pictures with one another. Glue pictures on small individual boxes. Write fun messages or add signatures. Spray with sealer to preserve this great keepsake box, inside and out!