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How We Share

Domain:

In this activity, your toddler will learn about the importance of sharing from listeningto the song, reading “The Berenstain Bears Learn to Share”, and discussing andcoloring the activity tuneTOON® together.

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  • Developmental Step:

    Circle of Autonomy (24+ months)

    Age:

    Toddler (18 to 36 Months)

  • Song:

    It’s Fun to Share With You

  • Activity:

    How We Share

Materials:

  • Song
  • Book “The Berenstain Bears Learn to Share” by Stan, Jan Berenstain w/ Mike Berenstain
  • Activity tuneTOON®
  • Jumbo crayons

GOALS: To Learn, Encourage and Support:

  • Adult-child interactions
  • Communication and language development
  • Development of early literacy
  • Sense of self worth in the toddler
  • Turn-taking
  • Fine-motor skills
  • Independent work

Key Developmental Facts:

  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in their position statement (2012) stated that: ”Technology and interactive media should expand children’s access to new content and new skills. When truly integrated, uses of technology and media become routine and transparent—the child or the educator is focused on the activity or exploration itself and not on the technology.”

Importance of Activity:

  • In doing this activity, you will engage your child in a conversation about sharing and caring. Discussing the picture in the activity tuneTOON® and reading the book about the topic will strengthen your relationship. Supporting your toddler’s prosocial behaviors is a key to their future peer relationships.

Suggested Dialogue:

  • Let’s look at this book. What do we see here on the cover?
  • There are a lot of pictures in the book. Let’s read it together. You can help me flip the pages.
  • What happens here in this picture?
  • I like the way you hold the book and point to the different pictures.
  • The title of the book is “The Berenstain Bears Learn to Share”.
  • Why do you think they need to learn to share?
  • I like the way you are describing the activity tuneTOON®.
  • When you share with _______, how does it make you feel?
  • I feel happy and kind when I share with you and others.

Instructions:

  1. Listen to the song “It’s Fun To Share With You” with your toddler, and highlight the things that we share.
  2. Show the activity tuneTOON® to the toddler and listen and talk about the picture with them.
  3. Use the suggested dialogue to discuss the importance of sharing among friends.
  4. Suggest for the toddler to color the activity tuneTOON® if they like.
  5. Encourage using different color crayons.
  6. Share the book “The Berenstain Bears Learn to Share” by Stan, Jan Berenstain w/ Mike Berenstain with your toddler.
  7. Let the toddler hold the book to share in the reading of the story.
  8. Make sure to point to each picture in the book and ask your toddler to tell you what is happening in it.
  9. Pay attention to how the toddler reacts ands engages in this activity. Follow their lead.
  10. Use the suggested dialogue to discuss learning to share.
  11. End the activity by listening to the song “It's Fun to Share With You,” and dance to the music with your toddler.

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peaPod 5:5

How We Share

Domain:

Developmental Step: Circle of Autonomy (24+ months)

Age: Toddler (18 to 36 Months)

Song: It’s Fun to Share With You

In this activity, your toddler will learn about the importance of sharing from listening to the song, reading “The Berenstain Bears Learn to Share”, and discussing and coloring the activity tuneTOON® together.

Materials

  • Song
  • Book “The Berenstain Bears Learn to Share” by Stan, Jan Berenstain w/ Mike Berenstain
  • Activity tuneTOON®
  • Jumbo crayons

Desired Outcomes

  • Adult-child interactions
  • Communication and language development
  • Development of early literacy
  • Sense of self worth in the toddler
  • Turn-taking
  • Fine-motor skills
  • Independent work

Key Developmental Facts

  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in their position statement (2012) stated that: ”Technology and interactive media should expand children’s access to new content and new skills. When truly integrated, uses of technology and media become routine and transparent—the child or the educator is focused on the activity or exploration itself and not on the technology.”

Importance of Activity

  • In doing this activity, you will engage your child in a conversation about sharing and caring. Discussing the picture in the activity tuneTOON® and reading the book about the topic will strengthen your relationship. Supporting your toddler’s prosocial behaviors is a key to their future peer relationships.

Suggested Dialogue

  • Let’s look at this book. What do we see here on the cover?
  • There are a lot of pictures in the book. Let’s read it together. You can help me flip the pages.
  • What happens here in this picture?
  • I like the way you hold the book and point to the different pictures.
  • The title of the book is “The Berenstain Bears Learn to Share”.
  • Why do you think they need to learn to share?
  • I like the way you are describing the activity tuneTOON®.
  • When you share with _______, how does it make you feel?
  • I feel happy and kind when I share with you and others.

Instructions

  • Listen to the song “It’s Fun To Share With You” with your toddler, and highlight the things that we share.
  • Show the activity tuneTOON® to the toddler and listen and talk about the picture with them.
  • Use the suggested dialogue to discuss the importance of sharing among friends.
  • Suggest for the toddler to color the activity tuneTOON® if they like.
  • Encourage using different color crayons.
  • Share the book “The Berenstain Bears Learn to Share” by Stan, Jan Berenstain w/ Mike Berenstain with your toddler.
  • Let the toddler hold the book to share in the reading of the story.
  • Make sure to point to each picture in the book and ask your toddler to tell you what is happening in it.
  • Pay attention to how the toddler reacts ands engages in this activity. Follow their lead.
  • Use the suggested dialogue to discuss learning to share.
  • End the activity by listening to the song “It's Fun to Share With You,” and dance to the music with your toddler.

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