CAPTION THIS! Share what’s happening in this photo! Make up a story, rhyme or poem with your kids!
Books Are Keys That Unlock The Past, The Present and The Future (1927). Haddon Sundblom (American, 1899-1976). Lithograph.
This illustration was created by Sundblom for the Cream Of Wheat Company. Sundblom, as well as Pyle and Zorn before him, was a practitioner of a kind of painting adapted from the Impressionists called “alla prima” or “first stroke,” The technique involved “laying down the fewest strokes in the quickest time to sufficiently describe moving targets.”
As the season shifts from Fall’s Thanksgiving to Winter’s great holiday season, here is a list of some favorite cold weather reads! Some are holiday themed; some speak of cold and snow and friendship and some are just plain fun!
1. A Charlie Brown Christmas (Schulz)
2. Santa Claws…
Activate Imagination and make reading come to life with a StoryCraft Box™ this holiday season! www.pagescorner.com
Caption this —>
Have your children write 3-5 sentences on what they see happening in the photo.