sid the science kid: why can't i have cake for dinner? (let's read and find out science)

Summary:
Happy birthday, Sid! On his special day, Sid the Science Kid tries to figure out what he wants to eat. How about cake for dinner? "No way," say Mom and Dad! Sid wants to know why not? At preschool, Sid and his friends figure out what would happen if they ate only sugar and sweets. They investigate healthy alternatives, and save the sugar and sweets for treats in moderation.
Educational Themes:
This one is all about healthy eating, but you can also talk about exercise and being active, too.
Reading Level:
2.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 8
Age of child:
Read with and by two boys ages 4 and 6.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. This is a great book to borrow because it has great educational value that is presented in a fun way. However, because the theme is so focused, I can't imagine reading it over and over and over and over... If you are a lover of Sid the Science Ki
Little Kid Reaction:
My kids liked this book and asked to read it a couple of times. They have seen the show on occasion, so they are familiar with the characters and the format. We discussed the ideas of not eating too many sweets. They seemed to respond well to the ideas.
Big Kid Reaction:
I liked this book largely because of the way it promoted making healthy eating choices.
Pros:

Sid is a character kids know and love. They'll listen to him when he talks about making good eating choices.

Cons:

None.


Title Sid The Science Kid: Why Can't I Have Cake For Dinner? (Let's Read And Find Out Science)
Author Jodi Huelin
Publisher HarperFestival © 2010
ISBN 9780061852664
Material Paperback
Cost $5.99
Genres Picture Book Series, Health, Health - Fitness

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