Monday, February 1, 2010

Non-Fiction Monday: Let's Learn about Valentine's Day

Just one review for today! It's a perfect, simple story that will quickly familiarize young children with the idea of Valentine's Day!

Gibbons, Gail.
Valentine's Day is...
Holiday House.
Review copy borrowed from local library.

Gail Gibbons has once again produced a wonderful non-fiction holiday story that shares with readers all the things that make Valentine's Day what it is... Valentine's Day is:
  • a celebration of friendship and love
  • Saint Valentine
  • poems
  • hearts
  • ribbons
  • lace
  • Cupid
  • Valentine cards
  • giving Valentines
  • flowers and candy
  • Valentine decorations
  • Valentine parties
  • treats and games
  • a day of giving and saying
As you can see from the list of topics above, Gibbons basically touches on it all related to Valentine's Day. The simplicity of each description is what makes the book perfect for readers of all ages and will easily prepare your little one for the upcoming holiday!

Learning/Reading Activity:
  • Create a Valentine's Day is... Collage. Directions can be found here.

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