Splat The Cat The Big Helper

Summary:

Family Meeting Time! Splat's dad gives him a chore list. First, he has to clean his room. Splat would rather play video game and his first attempt at cleaning isn't that successful. After his dad suggests that he try and again and make it fun, Splat turns cleaning into a game and learns that cleaning can be a good time.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Let humor be the guide when you use this book as a way to introducing chores to your kids. As always, this Splat the Cat story offers a good story and fun characters.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

I think they related to Splat's reluctance to do a household job. They thought the story was really funny. They really liked the parts where Splat rushes through cleaning his room.

Parent Reaction

I enjoyed this book. I like the lesson it gives about turning chores into games and accomplishing your goals.

Type of Book:
This is a story that introduces kids to the idea that helping is part of being a family.
Educational Themes:

Splat could be your child's role model in helping to introduce the idea of chores to preschoolers and Kindergartners.

Reading Level:
2.1
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 8
Age of child:
Read with children ages 3 and 5.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. This is a cute book and it could be used as a teaching tool, but it didn't grab my children's attention after a few readings.

Title Splat the Cat: The Big Helper
About

Splat the Cat series

Author Rob Scotton
Publisher HarperFestival, Imprint HarperCollins Publishers © 2015
Illustrators Rob Scotton
ISBN 9780062294272
Material Hard Cover
Cost $3.99
Genres Animal Character, Family, Friendship
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