We're Trucking!

McKinstry, Megan
April 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Apr/May2005, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p50
The article reports that when your child discovers a new passion, he's driving toward learning. With a little enthusiast at your side, it's impossible not to appreciate the richness of the construction world and look for ways to exploit its learning potential. Read a mix of fiction and nonfiction truck books. Not only will your child gain more knowledge of how trucks work and help people, he might also develop a deeper appreciation for reading. As an added bonus, the stories and themes in the books might spark new ideas for pretend play.


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