Do what the animals do! Kids can read, play, make, and do with more than 20 engaging and educational activities inspired by animals.
Filled with silly animal jokes, games, puzzles, mazes and more, Mama... What Can I Do Today? combines an adorable rhyming storybook with more than 20 animal-inspired activities.
Mama... What Can I Do Today? uses kids’ natural fascination with animals to develop essential literacy, academic and social-emotional skills while keeping them busy and engaged. Vibrant full-color photography of more than 40 furry, scaly and feathered friends brings the animal kingdom to life!
READ AND DO: The first part of Mama... What Can I Do Today? is a 28-page rhyming storybook that answers the perennial question with an action inspired by an animal, and a vibrant photograph of an animal, such as “climb a tree” like a koala in a eucalyptus, or “jump for joy” like dolphins leaping from the water.
MAKE, LAUGH AND PLAY: The second part of Mama... What Can I Do Today? includes more than 20 fun, engaging activities! Animal jokes, facts, drawing activities, story prompts, mazes and more extend the animal-themed fun!
PERFECT FOR PRE AND EARLY STAGE READERS: Pre-readers can read the story and do the activities together with their grown-ups, and emergent readers will gain independence and confidence reading and doing activities on their own.
DEVELOP ESSENTIAL SKILLS: Reading aloud improves language and listening skills and strengthens social emotional development and bonding with parents.
EXPLORE THE ANIMAL WORLD: Filled with full-color photos and dozens of facts about more than 40 animals from every animal kingdom: jungles, forests, farms, oceans, rivers and backyards.
EXPERT AUTHOR: Award-winning author and former teacher Kate Jerome’s expertise in intergenerational communication opens a dialogue between grown-up and child in a clever and engaging way.
Kate Jerome is a former high school biology teacher turned publishing professional who has written more than 200 children’s books and directed dozens of innovative educational and trade series. Her prolific body of work has influenced millions of children worldwide and has earned numerous awards including Teacher’s Choice, CBC/NSTA Outstanding Science trade book and more. Kate's biography of Amelia Earhart is a top-rated title in the New York Times best-selling Who Was…? series, and in 2015 she was chosen to be an inaugural Fellow in Stanford University’s Distinguished Careers Institute.