Skip to main content

S is for Smiling Sunrise a New ABC Book


Smiling Sunrise Review

Hi Neighbors,

For review today we have a new take on an ABC book.  The book is called "S is for Smiling Sunrise" from WordsBright.  The book is written by Vick Wadhwa and is a different type of ABC book then I have ever read before.


Smiling Sunrise Review

Since I have older children, we opted to review the book as a tool for babysitting.  My daughters could easily throw the book in a backpack or tote bag and take it with them to read to a pre-schooler.  We often try to have something new or entertaining for them to share when they watch other children.   S is for Smiling Sunrise is a very colorful book and the artwork will hold a child's attention.  Each page is filled with bright, eye-catching illustrations.  The author designed this book to teach positive concepts and values to his child and has enabled you enjoy to do likewise with your son or daughter.

You can purchase the book for $16 dollars and it includes a MP3 download of the book in song that you will find on the website.  You will also receive access to two downloadable teaching guides.  The guides have questions and other ideas to use with your child.  It is suggested that you have your child learn the headline words first, for example: A is for Artwork.  Once they can recognize these you can begin teaching them the verse that goes with each letter.  Soon they will be able to finish the sentences for you.

Now, I will say that I found some of the words to be what I personally would consider above a pre-schooler's level.  I still found "S is for Smiling Sunrise" interesting.  Here is one example of what I consider above a pre-schooler's understanding:
I is for Infant
Sleeping peacefully
Potential for greatness
Resting gracefully!

One of our friends, an 8 year old we recently had here for a visit, had a few problems with understanding what she was reading.  Even so it will still provide you the opportunity to teach new words and values.  Remember many young children understand more than we think.  I mean, how many toddlers have you seen playing on an iPad or other device?  Most young children will be so busy looking at the pictures and of course enjoying mommy or daddy time that they will probably not even notice the larger words at first.  When they ask questions, take time to interact with your child.  Make it a learning time, like the letter K, which is for Kaleidoscope.  You could purchase a kaleidoscope and explore the colors and patterns.  Use the book as a growing and learning tool.

"S is for Smiling Sunrise" is fun and bright.  Vick Wadhwa wrote "S is for Smiling Sunrise" for his then 2 year old daughter.  He used it to create an opportunity to teach her about beauty and values.  If you are interested in the book be sure to read what the other Crew members had to say by clicking on the link below.


Wordsbright Review



Crew Disclaimer



Comments

Marti Tabora said…
I think this is so sweet and cute. Thanks for sharing it.

Popular posts from this blog

Before the Wrath Movie

 Hi All!! Have you heard about Before the Wrath?  This highly rated film is narrated by Kevin Sorbo. ● Highlights the importance and impact of Biblical prophecy ● Narrated by Kevin Sorbo and featuring: ○ Jack Hibbs - Theologist and host of “Real Life” on SiriusXM ○ Amir Tsarfati - Founder and President of Behold Israel ○ Jan Markell - Founder of Olive Tree Ministries ○ JD Farag - Theologist and Eschatologist ○ Scott McConnell - Exec. Director of Lifeway Research ○ Jay McCarl - Ancient Middle Eastern Anthropologist ○ Lizette Dillinger - Qualitative Director of LifeWay Research ● YouVersion 5 day reading plan available - https://www.bible.com/reading-plans/20059-before-the-wrath Before the Wrath 1. Talking points: ● #1 Christian movie in Am I did find much of the movie interesting and informing.  I am not sure I totally agree with all their points, but it did challenge me to go look and research for myself. Where can you purchase Before the Wrath: Landing page: ​https://www.

Prilosec OTC $25 Rebate plus a $100 AMEX Giveaway

Hey Neighbors! Do you suffer from heartburn? I do sometimes. I personally can not eat really spicy foods. Problem? I LOVE MEXICAN! So does my whole family. My husband enjoys really spicy foods and sometimes suffers from it. Solution? Have you heard about Prilosec OTC? If not perhaps you would like to try it. Prilosec OTC has a special offer going on right now through February 15th. Buy 2 Prilosec OTC and get $25 back. Now, I personally have not tried Prilosec OTC yet. But according to the site: "How and Why Prilosec OTC® Works Prilosec OTC Blocks Heartburn When you eat, millions of tiny pumps in your stomach lining create acid to break down food. Normally your lower esophageal sphincter (LES) works as a door, opening and closing to let food pass from your esophagus HEARTBURN GLOSSARY Esophagus: Tube connecting the mouth to the stomach; a passageway for food; part of the digestive

Are Big Dogs A Bigger Responsibility?

Image Source Dogs come in all shapes and sizes. When opting to own a bigger breed, there are clearly going to be some differences in owning a Chihuahua. However, how big are these differences? Is the responsibility far greater with a humungous hound? Or are there some bonuses to having a big bow-wow-ing beast? Diet Big dogs do require a different diet then small dogs, not just in terms of portion size but nutrients too. They often need a greater amount of protein, especially as a pup when they are growing. This higher protein food costs more, and given that you’ll be serving up higher portions, you’ll go through a lot more dog food with a big breed than you would with a small breed. There are also other factors to consider. Big dogs are often more likely to contract allergies to certain foods. This can sometimes mean buying hypoallergenic dog food , which is unsurprisingly more expensive. It’s also recommended using a raised dog bowl once a big dog reaches adulthood.