Tooth trouble shooting.
The Dragon’s Toothache ISBN 978-81-8190-306 . A simple illustrated book by Karadi. Author Annie Besant and illustrator Rayika Sen have created an interesting read.
I am not going into the story theme since it is a very brisk book
This is a great book that I would keep in my clinic, I would also recommend it to the paediatric and pedodontists patient reading list.
Is precisely how stories and storytelling manifest in my space. As a young mother I would cuddle my daughter and read her a book, that would also be a space for me to share many ideas and listen to what she had to say. A single book of 19 pages like this one would take about a week to finish in the first round. Since there would be so many other things that we talk about
If this was a book that I read to my daughter I would talk to her about…
Dragon — what are dragons, i would draw a few drawings talk to her about dinosaurs, promise to share the my dragons book after this book. Dragons do form an important arch type in stories it is not about establishing that dragons exist, it about establishing that dragons can be beaten.
Toothache – here we would probably ponder about why did the dragon get the toothache? How can he stop the toothache, a little about dentist, dental hygiene, and brushing technique… I would ask my child how will she teach her dolly to brush?
Innovation – it is a great space to draw attention to how the protagonist was innovative, maybe compliment some situation where my daughter was innovative, or at least draw her attention to it.
Digestion – this is a great space to discuss chewing habits, digestive system
Trouble shooting — here is where I would lead my daughter into a mock session of troubleshooting… that is okay
- Calm down
- Where are we
- Where should we be
- How can we go.
This technique that we used to used during the story telling session has made daughters quite competent in troubleshooting and crisis management.
Finally I would sing the song along and make her sing after me, this bit I would record to use for a later time.
At the end of the day
“Don’t just teach your children to read…
Teach them to question what they read.
Teach them to question everything.”
― George Carlin
If you would like to have a peek about the book check — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu1Kwb4ZOoE&feature=youtu.be
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