In The Secret Birthday Message by Eric Carle, it just so happens to be Tim's birthday. For a present Tim gets a mysterious note, and it's written in code. Tim is off to follow the clues in the letter. At the end of the treasure hunt he finds himself on, there is a great birthday surprise waiting for him.
October 25, 2016
A great way for kids to explore spatial relationships is to read books that call for them to think about where objects are in relation to something else.
Sharon Hogan and her preschool class at Peterson School had all kinds of fun with the way Eric Carle’s The Secret Birthday Message plays with the two main faces of geometry—shapes and spatial sense.