Have you always wanted to travel to New York City? Here's your chance, and the best part about it is you can visit NYC without leaving the comfort of your own home or classroom. Simply pick up At Your Service by Jen Malone, cozy up on your couch or in your reading spot, and read! Don't have the book yet? That's okay. Click on this link to read the first chapter.
Activity Name: Make a Tour Map of Your Town or City
Activity Description: Chloe takes a princess on a tour of NYC and loses her, oops! Download the map below to see all the fun places a kid can visit in NYC. Then, make a map or your own town or city. If a princess were coming to your town, where would you take her. Be sure to include at least three fun places on your map. Be sure to include your house, too. After all, you're not going to miss out on a chance to have a princess over for dinner, are you?
Whether it be for one specific student, a small group of kids, or a whole class, finding a "just right" book makes the teacher's and the students' day.