The fifth book in our Canticos Classics series, Little Sunny Sunshine/Sol Solecito is inspired by a classic Latino song and will help you and your chickies welcome the day on the brightest, most positive note.
And best of all, you and your little ones can enjoy Canticos books over and over again! There’s always something new to explore in this vibrant read, whether it’s discussing plans for the day or simply describing the objects that accompany the days of the week.
Below, check out some fun ways you can incorporate Little Sunny Sunshine into your little one’s day, and maximize their learning opportunities:
Wake up and chat about the day to come! In Little Sunny Sunshine, the sun is up and we must seize the day, which makes it a great morning conversation starter! Try asking: What day is it? What will you do today? Make sure every day begins with a big smile and a little learning!
Sing along and make it super fun!
Head to our Youtube channel to watch our bilingual sing-along video and read the lyrics — there’s endless hours of fun available to your and your chickies through our collection of videos.
Our Little Sunny Sunshine video shows our adorable cast of characters waking up to a beautiful sun and playing outdoors. Kiki gets busy building a sandcastle and Ricky gleefully navigates the ocean in his red boat.
While you’re watching the video, it’s fun to make up simple dance moves to coordinate with the action on screen. When the sun is out, try spreading your arms wide to welcome it, and when Ricky is navigating the ocean waters, you can mimic the motion of the waves with your arms. There’s tons of fun moves you and your little one can make up together, and dancing is a great, healthy way to move our bodies joyfully.
Don’t hesitate to read Little Sunny Sunshine both day and night!
If you read in the morning, it’s easy to discuss your plans for the upcoming but at night you can go over all the activities that took place earlier in the day. Talk about what you accomplished, the friends your little one saw, and how great it will feel to get some rest after all that fun.
Board book tip: Pick one language to read the story through to the end, and lift the flaps to see what each chickie is up to on any given day. Start again in the second language!
Sunday — or any day! — is a great day to have your little one write out a specific activity that they remember from each day of the week. Perhaps on Monday you guys went for a swim, and Tuesday they ate a big sandwich, or Wednesday you guys played with your pet. There’s always a good memory to revisit and write about!
Got ideas for fun activities to suggest? Don’t hesitate! With this new book, there’s so much fun to be had in so many ways — we can’t wait to hear what you do!
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