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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

The Holes In Your Nose

A simple anatomy lesson. When swimming in a pool on vacation a few weeks ago, I asked my 3yo to put his face in the water, he said "No sorry, I can't because I have these holes in my nose". It sparked my memory that Usborne Books carries a book caleld "The Holes in Your Nose"... (I am an Usborne Consultant). And I remembered I had one in my inventory. So when we returned home, I pulled it off my shelf. It's a great book! It explains about the holes in your nose, why they are there, what they are for, what they are NOT for...etc... all at a young child's level. It is rather humorous (atleast my husband and I thought so). It is originally a Japanesse book that has been translated into English. But Cole learned alot about noses. It is now one of his new favorite books. After reading it a few times, he came to me in the kitchen and said, "Mom, I don't have hair in my nose"...I told him, "Check daddy's nose, I bet he has hair", and he excitedly ran from the kitchen saying, "I bet he does!". We visited my parents this last weekend for my Dad's Birthday, and my Dad mentioned to me that Cole had told him about this book, and he was talking about how he was going to have a big nose when he got bigger.
It's amazing the little things we can teach our children when we go off of their interests and natural curiosities.

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