Sing a Song
By Robert Louis Stevenson
I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me.
And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.
He is very, very like me from the heels up to the head;
And I see him jump before me, when I jump into my bed.
Peep and the Big Wide World – Shadow Play
Cover the floor with paper and trace your child’s body on the paper. Include a shadow too! Have your child color and add details to the outline to make a life-sized self-portrait.
Read a Book
Here are two book recommendations for today. Check out the picture book collection at your local library, where there are lots of books to choose from! Find nearby libraries.
- Moonbear's Shadow by Frank Asch
- Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow by Michelle Cuevas; illustrated by Sydney Smith
See the August Activity Calendar for many more fun, educational activities you and your child can do anytime!