We all need a magical do-nothing day! Give your students a reason to take a break from screens and explore nature.
This picture book with startlingly beautiful words and pictures will spur imagination and a break from boredom or screen time. Now a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year!
All I want to do on a rainy day like today is play my game. My mom says it’s a waste of time, but without my game, nothing is fun! On the other hand, maybe I’m wrong about that…
While reading On a Magical Do-Nothing Day, one gets the sense that the illustrator became lost in her drawings, and as a reader, you'll want to do the same. Perfect for fans of picture books by Julie Morstad, Carson Ellis, Jon Klassen, and Tomi Ungerer.
“Hands down, Beatrice Alemagna is my favorite contemporary illustrator," said the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of Last Stop on Market Street, Christian Robinson.
On a Magical Do-Nothing Day has been recognized with a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Don't miss this picture book that beautifully encourages unplugged exploration.
I have created 16 book extension activities for his title.
Cover Story Pre-Reading Activity
Let’s Take a Picture Walk
Compare and Contrast Sunny Days and Rainy Days
Important Events in the Story
Making Connections Text to Self
Making Connections Text to Text
Making Connections Text to World
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Redesign the Book’s Cover
A,B,C’s of Do-Nothing Days
On a Magical Do-Nothing Day 3,2,1 Activity