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“I can be anything” by Shinsuke Yoshitake

“I can be anything” is a fun story of a creative girl who perform some actions for her mom to guess.

Book Title: I can be annything

Author: Shinsuke Yoshitake

Central Topic/Theme: Creativity

Summary

The child invited her mom to play a guessing game with her. What do you think the child portrayed to the mum?

Questions to ask

  1. Who are the characters in the story?
  2. What did the girl do?
  3. Did the mom enjoy what the girl do? Why did you say so?
  4. Would you like to play the same game with your mom? Why?
  5. If you are to play a “Guessing Game” with someone, what actions would you do? (Let children execute.)

Extension activities

  • Play a “Guessing Game”. Give time for children to think of something they would like to portray. Call one child and let the others guess what is being shown by the child.
  • Draw “I can be anything”. Let children draw one thing that they want to be. After drawing, allow other children to guess their drawing.
  • Complete the sentence “I can be a _____”. Let children share what they want to be by completing the sentence “I can be a ____”. This activity can also be a writing activity.