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Earth Day, Hooray!


by Sandra Boynton

 Count and bark with doggies one through ten. Find out who says Mrroww!

What sound do nine dogs make on a moonlit night?         


Math Connections: counting, comparisons


Activities To Do Together: 

  • Practice counting. 

  • Make counting a part of your daily routine. Ask your child what they would like to count! 

  • Look for written numerals wherever you go. 

  • Ask your child about dogs. Are they all the same or are some different than others. Discuss the differences in size, color, or length of tail. 


Extension Questions: 

  1. If you were asked to divide the dogs in this book into two groups, how would you do it and why? 

  2. How would you describe a pattern in this book?

  3. Which two dogs do you like most in this book? What is similar about them? What is different?

  4. If the first dog says “woof,” the second dog says “yap, yap!” and the third dog says “…nnn…,…nnn…,…nnn…,” what do you think the sixth dog will say? Tell me why.  


Vocabulary for Building Math Concepts: 

one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, one more

Please check out the Book Review for Doggies for more!

Online External Resources for Doggies:

Resources for Doggies:
Full Book Review (English)
Full Book Review (Spanish)
Brief Book Review (English)
Brief Book Review (Spanish)

Activities for Doggies:
Doggies: Same and Different (English)
Perritos: Igual y Diferente (Spanish)
Sound Patterns (English)
Patrones de sonido (Spanish)

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