BookHounds Episode 2, ‘Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs’


Learn how to make Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs an interactive and fun family experience.

 

See show notes for more information.

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BookHounds–How to Read Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
  1. Give Grandpa a different voice — just 2 different voices in this story.
  2. Have kids hold some of the different food items while you read.
  3. Read during meal time.
BookHounds–Questions to Ask
  1. If it could rain anything down from the sky, what would you want it to rain?
  2. If it rained that kind of precipitation, what would happen?
  3. What’s your favorite weather?
BookHounds–Why I like Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
  1. Imaginative
  2. Captures the readers attention
BookHounds–Ideas for Activities
  1. Build houses out of bread or graham crackers
  2.  Create a town together–design on a poster or build out of playdough.
    1. Give your town a name.
    2. Who would would live there?
    3. How would they get around?
    4. What would they eat?
    5. Where would people live?
    6. What kind of pets would they have?
  3. Have an indoor snowball fight with cotton balls (or marshmallows, thanks for the idea Tiffany)
  4. Pack for a pretend day in the town of Chewandswallow.
  5. Make a meal from the book
  6. Craft from Joyful Abode

 

Get ready for next week’s BookHounds.

2 Bonus Episodes 


Tuesday, April 12 9:00 Mary Casanova

New Book: Wake Up, Island

 

 


Thursday, April 14 10:00 David LaRochelle

New Book:  Monster & Son

 

 

Regular Episode 


Friday, April 15 10:00 Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes

Read Together


 

Don’t forget to join us for our Monster Bash on April 30 at 10:00-1:00.  David will be launching his book at 11:30.  We are excited to have you there!

Family Fun Twin Cities Birthday

 

 


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