Guest Author - Taisha Turner
Wet Pet, Dry Pet, Your Pet, My Pet is a board book in the Dr. Seuss Nursery Books Collection. A fun book for children learning opposites. It is based on Dr. Seuss’ One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. The interactive board book has fourteen pages.
Babies and toddlers love Wet Pet, Dry Pet, Your Pet, My Pet. That is because they can pet and play with Dr. Seuss’ whimsical creatures. The zany pets come in all colors. Kids can stroke them. Fur and feathers cover some pets giving children a tactile experience. Toddlers can lift flaps, pull tabs and toss rings.
The rhythm of the rhyming verse will capture infants and toddlers’ attention. Their silly rhymes are fun and short. Books that are fun make it easy for kids to learn opposites. The rhyming activities encourage to develop language skills. Take time and allow the infants and toddlers to learn the beginning and ending sounds of the words.
Wet Pet, Dry Pet, Your Pet, My Pet board book withstands the abuse of children. The thick pages are easy for small hands to turn the pages. Beware kids may place objects in their mouth, so monitor them closely.
Infants and toddlers are developing their motor skills. Have small children clap to the rhythm of the rhyming verse to develop gross motor skills. They love to march to the beat of the verse, too. The poems are easy to repeat. They will chant the words, clap and march with smiles of delight. Wet Pet, Dry Pet, Your Pet, My Pet is part of the Dr. Seuss Nursery Collection. Click for the online list.
Here is One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish for those who prefer the original Dr. Seuss picture book.
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