“Tomorrow I’ll Be Creative” with Picture Books!

I have shared this post from one of the great blogs I follow. It has a lot of fun ideas for enjoying picture books.


Read. Learn. Repeat.


I’m very excited to join the blog tour for Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave by Jessica Hische (Penguin Workshop; ages 3-7). This book is an upbeat, inspirational call to look toward tomorrow and all its possibilities. Tomorrow you can be anything. Use this post to help you and your littles be CREATIVE!

REWRITE A STORY: Find a story with room for creative re-writing and see where your imagination takes you!

I recommend starting with the rollicking fun How Could a Bear Sleep Here? by Julie Gonzalez, illustrated by Stephanie Laberis (Holiday House; ages 4-8). Follow a bear seeking to find a peaceful hibernation spot, and replace each of his unusual selections with your own hilarious ideas.

DRAW THE SAME PICTURE FROM MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES: Find a subject and draw it from different points of view!

For inspiration, read They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel (Chronicle Books; ages 5-6). Examine…

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