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.

Clifford's Idea to Grow On: Share and Be KindClifford's Ideas to Grow On: Share & Be Kind

Objective:
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 nurture:

  • critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • social and emotional skills
  • language and literacy skills

An Amazing LifeAn 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.

Shutter BugShutter Bug!

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 OutKeepsake 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!


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