Sid The Science Kid: Everybody Move Your Feet!


Why can't we watch television all day? Why do we need to get our heart rates up? Come along as Sid decides to trade in his plan for marathon TV watching for something more valuable! Together, Sid and his friends learn the importance of exercise!

Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The kids may not want to hear from Mom, but they'll imitate Sid! Everybody Move Your Feet! is a must for your parenting toolbox.

Content Awareness Factors:

There is an irony in a book featuring television characters who have a message about turning off TV to go exercise.

Young Reader Reaction

Sid the Science Kid is a favorite in our house, and this book was no exception! Our daughter laughed at Sid's plan to spend the whole weekend watching television ... and asked questions about whether her swimming counts as excercise.

Parent Reaction

We love Sid, too. This will be a great book to have around the next time screen time seems to be getting out of hand!

Type of Book:
This picture book offers kids examples and opportunities to learn science by doing what Sid and his friends do.
Educational Themes:

The simple message is exercise, but you can use this to further explore some of the concepts, like pulse, getting your heart rate up, etc. Do some "experiments" at home. For example, get the kids to measure their exertion with dancing v. bike riding v. running.

Reading Level:
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
9 to 12
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 6
Age of child:
Read with 8-year-old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy! This is a book that you'll pull off the shelf fairly regularly ... especially when you hear "I'm bored."

Title Sid the Science Kid: Everybody Move Your Feet!

Let's Read and Find Out Science
Sid the Science Kid series

Author Jodi Huelin
Publisher HarperFestival © 2010
ISBN 9780061852640
Material Hard Cover
Cost $5.99
Genres Science, Health & Wellness
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