This Month’s Book: Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
Our Cover to Cover Book of the Month for January is Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker. This fun book provides a great opportunity to talk with your child about the importance of teamwork and how each tractor has a unique job that is important to getting the work done.
There are many different types of trucks in Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. Talk with your child about the differences in each truck and their unique jobs. What special job does your child have each day?
“Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” is the perfect addition to any bedtime routine. Sing this song with your child to help the tired trucks fall sleep. Find the words to the song here!
Building is hard work that tuckers out even the strongest truck Encourage your little one to participate in the story by joining in to wish each truck a good night. Don’t forget to point to the words as you read “goodnight!”
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site is filled with great action words: reaching, stretching, spinning, churning and more. Invite your child to move like a truck! This will help them develop gross motor skills. Ask, “What else would a crane truck do?”
Join the Conversation!
Share your experience with Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and be entered into a raffle to win next month’s C2C Book Club title! For example, you could:
- Tell us about your child’s favorite part of the story.
- Send a video of you sharing the book together.
- Send a picture of you and your child pretending to be a tractor.
Share your photos and videos with us on Twitter and Instagram and be sure to tag Make Way for Books. For example:
@mwfbaz The tractors are so sleepy make sure to sing them a bedtime story! #storytime
Or email us your photo or video at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be creative! We can’t wait to see what you loved about Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site!