Oh, the Places You’ll Go! {FREE Printable – When I Grow Up}

For this month’s Poppins Book Nook Theme of “What Will I Be When I Grow Up?” we decided to explore Dr. Seuss’s Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Dr. Seuss is such an adored author in our home, and his fun messages go way beyond early reader rhyming books. In honor of this beloved book, I created a FREE printable that I’m sharing with you today!

Make sure to read all the way through to grab your FREE printable and for your chance to win the Poppins Book Nook When I Grow Up Bundle Giveaway!

Oh the Places You'll Go - What I Want to Be When I Grow Up

I first read Dr. Seuss’s Oh, The Places You’ll Go! when I received it as a high school graduation gift from a dear cousin. At the time, I had never seen this book and distinctly remember thinking to myself, why in the world is she giving me a children’s book as a graduation gift?? Then I read the fun, inspiring text and immediately understood.

Oh, The Places You’ll Go! is a book that kids of all ages, from young to young-at-heart, will thoroughly enjoy. It’s whimsical pictures and literary style are thoroughly appealing and the message is truly inspiring. It’s starts with typical Dr. Seuss rhyming style with “Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away!”

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One of the many things I love about this book is it’s honesty. Dr. Seuss does a wonderful job of explaining that you are in charge of the choices you make, that there will be ups and there will be downs, but in the end you will succeed, all in his typical sing-song, rhyming fashion. He embraces the good, the bad and the in-between and through it all simply encourages.

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

I chose this book for this month’s Poppins Book Nook Theme of “What Will I Be When I Grow Up?” as I believe it’s an excellent stepping stone to discussions with kids of all ages about what they want to be when they grow up. It encourages the reader with knowing the sky’s the limit, and that it’s okay if you stumble along the way, so long as you never give up. Additionally, it reminds you that you may go down one path thinking that’s what you want, only to discover along the way that your passion is on a completely different path.

FREE Printable

Now for the FREEbie! I designed this FREE printable to help encourage kids of any age to think about what interests them, what their strengths are, and possible careers that interest them. This printable would make an excellent addition to your annual homeschool portfolio, as a way of seeing where your child’s interests, views of his/her strengths are, and career aspirations, as these may change from year to year. In addition to those sheets, I’ve also included 3 of my favorite quotes from the book, in a decorative, printable version. Click here to download your FREE printable for Oh, the Places You’ll Go! – What I Want to Be When I Grow Up!

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Every month the Poppins Book Nook group will be offering readers a chance to win a brand new storybook or product that ties in with our theme for the month. This month one lucky entrant will win a bundle of fun for the theme of When I Grow Up. This bundle will include a copy of the storybook When I Grow Up by Mercer Mayer, one copy of Community Helpers Puzzles by Trend, and one copy of Community Helpers & Careers Pocket Flash Cards by Trend.

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Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #51

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While you’re here, make sure to check out our latest Poppins Book Nook post: Oh, the Places You’ll Go! {FREE Printable – When I Grow Up}!

Oh the Places You'll Go - What I Want to Be When I Grow Up

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8 Tips for Read-Aloud Time (Plus $500 Cash for Your Homeschool!) from Proverbial Homemaker

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Teach Me How To Read: 10 Strategies to Try When You are Stuck on a Word from Growing Book by Book

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Geography Activities: Atlas Scavenger Hunt [FREE Printable] from Education Possible

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Books About the United States

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