Learning about idioms is a great way to help young children begin to see the fun in word play. Idioms in this book appeal to young children's sense of humor and fantasy. These short, weekly oral language lessons make learning idioms "a piece of cake." Each idiom is introduced with a word story about the Wordly family in which the idiom comes into play. Read the word story and then briefly summarize what the idiom means in words the children can understand.