Gary Wittmann has written the Christmas story of the birth of Jesus Christ. Check out There Is Always Room For One More , He went on to create an unique art work from his Disney illustrator, Gaspar Sabater. In the 12 Days of Christmas, Gary and the artist takes you through the song. Gary had Gaspar to hide a mouse for the children to find in each of the 12 days of Christmas.
In the paperback version, you are given a repeat of the story one more time. This time the story is not colored. It is your turn to copy it and color it in. You can compare your coloring pages to the paperback version of the book.
The importance of the Christmas story is to tell children of the birth of Christ. It’s a way of getting away from the commercial Christmas that we grow up with.
I remember as a child going to church Christmas Eve. We would all be dress up and go to the pew we always set in at church. If we were in the Christmas play we would be getting dress up as one of the shepherds, wise man, and Joseph and Mary.
Gary Wittmann, storyteller, was asked my Holy Family School, principal, Pam Bell to write a story for the recording to fund the school program. Gary took the birth of Jesus Christ with symbols that we recognize in the story. The dove, donkey, people, shepherds and many others.
This story covers an adventure of John’s, a little Shepard boy who follows the Christmas star to find the baby Jesus and his parents Joseph and Mary. Along his way to the manger John picks up some animal friends.
Nicely done illustrations add in the enjoy of this children’s book.
This book is a beautiful story for children for Christmas time. It’s telling that there is always room for one more in God’s family, as its title states. It’s a really good way to teach small children this valuable lesson.
Gary has also put together a collection of pictures with the song, 12 Days of Christmas. In the paperback version, the pictures are repeated so that you can color them yourself. You should copy them and do it again and again. One of the game in both the eBook and Paperback is to find the mouse which is hiding in the picture. Check it out here.
Children are falling in love with reading the adventures of the Underwear Nerd and Booger Boys as they go through their fourth grade year of adventures. There are seven books in the series that have the students battling each other, Zombies, Ninja Warriors, Vampire and even a Valentine Day’s Dance.
The two main heroes Quigly T. Fartleroy aka “Underwear Nerd” and Dunstan Gooberman aka “Booger Boy” always seem to be able to work something up to solve the problem.
Here a sneak of the first chapter:
Ms. Prescott stood in front of her new fourth grade class. “If there is any gassy nastiness in here this year, the punishments will be severe,” she said and stared right at Quigly T. Fartleroy.
Quigly, aka Underwear Nerd, had the nastiest, stinkiest, grossest farts in the entire school. It had taken him four long years to perfect his stench. And now, in his last year of elementary school, he was ready to rule the school with his farting power. Ms. Prescott didn’t scare him.
Gary Wittmann, a former Special Education Teacher of 33 years and Teacher of the Year for the State Of Indiana in 2007, has written a much to love books for reluctant readers. It especially design with lots of laugh to booger and farts. These are what boys talk about from grade four to sixth grade. Kids will find the adventure a must to read.
Searning the alphabet should begin early in a child’s life. While some don’t learn it until they reach school. It is so important that the child be introduce to mastery before the preschool age and least introduce to the letters before the age of 3.
Start simple. Do not attempt to teach all 26 letters at once. Simply concentrate on a few of the letter at a time and what the child is wanting to see, hear and experience.
Remember have fun in learning is the greatest approach you can use. Use as many senses in learning, singing, drawing, finding, saying, and writing as simply as you can. Find the 3-D or make the letters so the child can experience the feel of them.
The most important teaching tip of all is to make it fun. Make it a game and your child will love learning with you and from you.