The bold is the book writing. The quick tip is in parentheses 'can be on a quick tip page that comes with the book and craft kit or at the bottom of each page in small font.
(quick tip, before you start remember to stop and enjoy each page with the child/children.)
Monsters, Monsters! Really big and really small.
(Quick Tip- Use hands and pitch in voice for big and small, notice the monsters shape and tell/ask the shape and color.)
Monster, Monsters! Can be short or even tall.
(Quick Tip- Questions are a great way to extend thinking while reading and pay attention to detail. "Hmm, Who is short and who is tall 'me or you?)
Monsters, Monsters! Some have two eyes like you and me. Others have one or maybe even three.
(Quick Tip- count the eyes with the child/children. Ask them if they can use their fingers to count how many?)
Monsters, Monsters! Furry like bears, Some like our dads that have no hair.
(Quick Tip- questions, what other things can be furry? It said some dads have no hair, Not all dads so does anyone live with a furry dad, uncle, grandpa, or mom?
Monsters, Monsters! With horns on their heads. Also, their are some with sharp teeth and a smile that I dread.
(Quick Tip- Oooh, What does sharp mean? or Have you ever got to open the mail at home? What is mail?
Monsters, Monsters With long wiggly tails, or others with claws sharp enough to open up our mail.
(quick Tip- Questions, Can you think of some animals with long tails? and Can you wiggle? show them how to wiggle your tail.)
Monsters, Monsters! well how neat! This group of monsters have no feet.
(Quick Tip- These monsters are a group of shape monsters, point and see if the child/children know the shape and or the colors.)
Monsters, Monsters! Some look nice, while others may look mean.
(Quick tip- why do you think she looks mean? Slanted- What makes him look happy? Smile. give them time to answer)
Monsters, Monsters! Are different colors. Look! he is ? Blue and she is? Green
(Quick Tip- Point at the character when you read the question to see if the child/children know the color.)
Monsters, Monsters! Fly in the air, Live in a cave, or is right over there!
(Quick Tip- when you read this act startled, point behind the child/children when you say OR OVER THERE!!) Keeps them active during reading
Monsters, Monsters! I sure do love. The ones hiding under our beds, and those who are from up above.
(Quick Tip- What do you think these monsters sre doing? Are they small or Big?)
Monsters, Monsters! Can you see? How different they are, just like you and me.
(Quick Tip- Allows for critical thinking and discussion about the difference of the group of children. Or ask the child about differences in friends or family.- I have curly hair and freckles, you have no freckles and straight hair....)
Hmmm? Monsters, Monsters! In here I do not see, so when you have time will you try to make one for me?
Craft Kit Time!
(Quick Tip for crafting activity- Art is a Process not a product allow your child/children to create what they want. Ask them to tell you about their monster? why they made the monster the way they did, and put their name on it and ask them where they would like to hang it)