Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Reading (and Cooking) with Kids! by Beth Panageotou

In part two of Mission Read's FOOD & PRINT book list, I turned my attention to children's books.  From picture books to classics, this list represents the silly, the touching, the old and the new.  Read the whole list as a family this summer.  As you complete each book, make a dish (and write down the recipe) as a family that represents the story.  You will have created your own FOOD & PRINT cookbook when you are finished...a personal treasure of the time you spent reading and cooking together!  And as Little Pea would say, "Yum, Yum, Extra Yum!"

--> Favorites for Kids:
1.  Alice in Wonderland: Lewis Carroll
2.  The Chocolate Touch: Patrick Skene Catling (2006)
3.  Duck Soup: Jackie Urbanovic (2008)
4.  Green Eggs and Ham: Dr. Seuss (1960)
5.  How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food: Jane Yolen (2005)
6.  The Jungle Book: Rudyard Kipling
7.  The Lemonade War: Jacqueline Davies (2009)
8.  Little Pea: Amy Krouse Rosenthal (2005)
9.  The Magic Cake Shop: Meika Hashimoto (2011) 
10. Silverlicious: Victoria Kann (2011)
11. Stone Soup: Marcia Brown (1947)
12. Tony’s Bread: Tomie DiPaola (1996)
13. Walter the Baker: Eric Carle (1998)
14. Wind in the Willows: Kenneth Grahame
15. Winnie The Pooh: AA Milne

ABOUT BETH: Beth Panageotou is the CEO and co-founder of Page’s Corner, Inc.
Beth has a BA from Mount Saint Mary’s University and has a background in public policy and education.  After working in Washington, DC, she taught high school social studies and developed her passion to incorporate multiple learning philosophies, learning styles and student-centered activities within the confines of both the traditional and extracurricular classroom setting.  This carried over to her personal life as Beth left teaching to care for her two wonderful daughters (ages 4 & 7).   Beth strongly believes in the need to stress literacy and creativity in the early stages of child development, as is reflected in the mission of Page’s Corner and the creation of the Mission Read campaign.
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