Hands Can

Hands Can Hands can do all kinds of things A rhyming text with eye catching color photos offers just the encouragement young children need to explore their world hands on Hands can hold things Hands can mold th
  • Title: Hands Can
  • Author: Cheryl Willis Hudson John-Francis Bourke
  • ISBN: 9780763632922
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Board Book
  • Hands Can
    Hands can do all kinds of things A rhyming text with eye catching color photos offers just the encouragement young children need to explore their world hands on.Hands can hold things.Hands can mold things Hands can catchand hands can throw.Hands can do much , of course wave hello and goodbye, play peekaboo, touch things, clap, even tie a shoe For the very young,Hands can do all kinds of things A rhyming text with eye catching color photos offers just the encouragement young children need to explore their world hands on.Hands can hold things.Hands can mold things Hands can catchand hands can throw.Hands can do much , of course wave hello and goodbye, play peekaboo, touch things, clap, even tie a shoe For the very young, hands are a never ending source of discovery and a means of mastery in an ever unfolding world With singsong rhythm, simple design, and alluring color photos of toddlers, HANDS CAN invites the littlest readers to discover the many things hands can do.
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    About " Cheryl Willis Hudson John-Francis Bourke "

  • Cheryl Willis Hudson John-Francis Bourke

    Cheryl Willis Hudson is the author of a dozen books for children, including BRIGHT EYES, BROWN SKIN coauthored with Bernette G Ford and COME BY HERE, LORD EVERYDAY PRAYERS FOR CHILDREN She says that HANDS CAN was inspired by her own children I was amazed by the versatility, dexterity, utility, and even gracefulness of such small fingers, she says I began to see hands as marvelous works of art, and I wanted to somehow capture that vision in a children s book.

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  • The letter of the day was C, so one of the things we talked about was the word can What does can mean The toddlers followed along by doing what the kids in the pictures were doing waving hello, reaching high and reaching low, clapping, playing peek a boo, etc I love this book because of all the diverse children reflected in the photographs Kids and babies love seeing pictures of real kids babies are especially fascinated by them , so even though this is an older book 2003 , it is still entertain [...]


  • I enjoyed the real life pictures in this books, but the story didn t flow as well as I expected it to.



  • Books with real photos of babies and children are always a hit Great for baby toddler storytime about body parts.


  • Great book for baby toddler storytime The kids loved participating, doing all the things hands can do





  • Hudson, C 2003 Hands Can Massachusetts Candlewick Press Concept BookLarge colorful photographs are framed in various solid colors on each page Photos are of children the same as of the target audience ages 2 5 The images are of children depicting the action s that support the text regarding what hands can do The font is large and bold Sentences are short and direct For activities that require a sequence of photos to communicate the action s , the images are framed and evenly paced on one page Ch [...]


  • Hands Can is a photographic board book that shows children doing all sorts of things with their hands from waving hello, to catch and throw, and planting seeds in a row The simple rhyming text takes readers through various hands on activities for toddlers, and each photo page is bordered by a colored background and has the text clearly shown next to the photos Parents can use this book to talk to toddlers about the ways they can explore their own world around them through hands on activities Bab [...]


  • Having just read a bunch of Cheryl Willis Hudson s What A Baby series, I was thrown that the first 4 kids depicted in this book were white and even after the introduction of the first 2 black kids, the majority of the kids in the book are white okay, I did the math, and it s actually close to even, but the POC kids are much likely to share their photo with another kid and or to be in a smaller photo, and are much less likely to get a multi photo spread or to show up multiple times.I liked the t [...]


  • reviewed after reading to a 20 month old boy numerous times We borrowed this book from the library and decided to purchase it My son loved the photographs of children doing fun things He s extremely interested in basketball right now and there is a picture of two children catching and throwing a basketball it s his favorite page The diversity of the children has also helped open conversation about skin color, hair color, and hair texture.


  • A fun photographic rhyming book about all the things kids can do with their hands, such as waving, throwing, catching, and This book features a diverse cast of children, so reading this book can foster a conversation with toddlers about different skin colors The diversity of this book could have been improved with the addition of a rhyme about sign language after all, that s another thing we can do with our hands.


  • Doing a story time for the little ones on hands Here s a welcome book and you people who will appreciate this, you know who you are Colored photographs add to the visual interest Pair this with a book on baby signing for even handy fun oh, hush, I have a tooth ache so I can make bad puns if I want to.


  • This photographic book, with simple text, features faces of different colors and cultures We learn that hands can plant seeds, clap, and wave hello with faces that are Caucasian, African American and Asian faces I did not see latin Great for those who have a toddler child looking for a book that is representative of their child.


  • This is a Spanish language edition of Hands Can Much of the rhyme and rhythm of the English version is lost in translation, but the lovely pictures and empowering sentiment are still there in this ode to the versatility of our hands Recommended as an optional purchase for Spanish Language library collections.


  • With rhyming, simple, and high contrast text, this book will be great for both baby and toddler storytimes I also have a soft spot for books with real photographs in them, because lil ones LOVE looking at faces A solid little board book that is both diverse and engaging.


  • An exploration of the positive things hands can do John Francis Bourke s brilliant photography of children doing these activities make for a nice first read for younger readers or a nice exploration of diversity for readers who are a little older.


  • The book illustrate many of the skills children perform with their hands, reinforcing children s confidence and independence such as hands that wave and hands that fix things.This book encourages children to know the usefulness of their hands.


  • My five year old son brought this home from Kindy, but we both felt it was a bit baby for him He lost interest quickly Luckily his one year old sister enjoyed it She has recently learned to clap her hands, so this was actually perfect Plus, she loves looking at children s faces.


  • This was an very fun story to read The words in this story can be read or sung its perfect both ways.extension teacher can read the story and have children act out whats going on in the story.LD5f Dramatizes, tells, and retells poems and stories.


  • This is one of those sweet books to read aloud to a young child If they are old enough, you could have them act out some of the actions or retell the story after you read it once Photographs show real children doing what the text says love that


  • I like this book.It tells the reader in a simple, fun way, with beautiful pictures what hands can do I would share this with a classroom to talk about certain types of our body hands section.


  • Perfectly simple rhythmic text and the perfect length for baby and toddler storytimes The kids love seeing photographs of the children in the book.






  • My 2 year old son has memorized this book about all the things children can do with their hands, and wants to read it to me daily.


  • Goes through all the different things that you can do with hands I love how this uses bright and big photos of real life babies.


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