Nancy knows she has forgotten something important. When she tries to remember, she thinks of all different kinds of things.
Things with wheels.
Things in rows.
Sometimes her nose can do the remembering. Sometimes her ears do the remembering.
Finally tired of trying to remember, she stops thinking. Then she remembers! Read this book to find out what Nancy remembers.
This book promotes creative components of imagination, flexible thinking, and different perspectives.
WHY I LIKE THIS BOOK: I like this book because the illustrations force the reader to pause and think and then assimilate common objects in an uncommon way.
TITLE: Nancy Knows
AUTHOR: Cybèle Young
ILLUSTRATOR: Cybèle Young
PUBLISHER: Tundra Books, 2014
AGE GROUP: 3-6
TOPIC(S): elephants, categories, remembering, friendship
CREATIVE COMPONENTS: imagination, different perspectives, flexible thinking
1) Draw an outline of an elephant. Draw things that you remember from days ago.
2) Find objects from around your home. Categorize the items any which way that makes sense to you. Draw an outline of your favorite animal. What do any of these items have in common with your animal? Arrange the items inside the outline of your animal.
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