Watch this video together with children, noticing Rudy’s pronunciation of words like “water buffalo”! Can children remember the cute ways they said certain words? Take time to savor those silly memories. 

Talk about children’s favorite books from when they were younger: 

  • What do they remember about the books (do they have favorite repeated rhymes or favorite pictures)? 
  • What did they learn from them?  
  • Are there books children still love to read again and again?  
  • Do they have their old books from when they were younger?