In How to Cheer Up Dad, by Fred Koehler, Little Jumbo thinks his dad is in a bad mood so he tries to cheer him up. He doesn’t realize that his own messes and behaviors have caused the bad mood in the first place! Luckily, Little Jumbo knows all the right things to make his Dad smile again. This read aloud video is brought to you by Brightly, an organization committed to helping you raise children who love to read, just like us!
You can listen to Little Jumbo’s story below right now! You will also find more fun Father’s Day online activities and books to download or check. Find fun and easy homemade projects too help your child make a great, personal surprise for Father’s Day on the IndyPL Ready to Read Pinterest Board: Father’s Day.
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Printables, Crafts & More for Father’s Day:
- Library of Congress: Honor Your Father, History of Father’s Day
- Oh Daddy Father’s Day Cards
- Crayola: Father’s Day Coloring Pages
- TwistyNoodle: Coloring & Handwriting Sheets for Father’s Day
- How to Surprise Dad
- Berenstain Bears Father’s Day Frame
- Write a Poem About Dad
- How to Surprise a Dad Coupons
- How to Surprise a Dad Activities
- World’s Best Dad Certificate
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