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For this month’s Poppins Book Nook theme of “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles!”, the twins and I explored
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I Wonder Why Planes Have Wings: and other questions about transportation is published by Kingfisher and part of the “I Wonder Why Series” of books. The information is presented in fun, informative tidbits, just right for the younger elementary crowd. Here are just a few of the many questions that are answered with this book:
- How far can I go in an hour?
- What is the fastest car / boat / plane?
- Why do planes have wings?
- Why do hot-air balloons float?
- Which boats have wheels?
- What happens inside car engines?
- Who cycled over the sea?
- How many people can ride on a bike?
- What is the largest human motorcycle pyramid?
- Why don’t ships sink?
- How do submarines sink?
- Why don’t trains fall off the rails?
- Which plane hitches a ride?
- and many more!
As I was reading the book, one of my twins reminded me that there were a couple of videos from The Magic School Bus about transportation. So, as soon as we finished reading, he turned on Netflix so we could watch The Magic School Bus: Takes Flight and The Magic School Bus: Revving Up. In The Magic School Bus: Takes Flight, you learn all about aerodynamics and how things fly, while in The Magic School Bus: Revving Up you learn how an engine works.
Here are some other fun posts to enjoy as you explore a transportation theme:
- 8 Airplane Activity Books for Kids
- Learning About Mark Twain & Riverboats
- 10 Favorite Train Books + Tasty Train Craft
Now for the FREEbie!
I created this printable to help document our learning journey as we explored I Wonder Why Planes Have Wings: and other questions about transportation by . Download your I Wonder Why Planes Have Wings – FREE Printable today to enhance your transportation learning journey!
Poppins Book Nook Giveaway!
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 Fort Magic Kit! With Fort Magic you can bring all of the planes, trains, automobiles, and anything else your child can think of from your storybooks to life to interact with, play with, and make reading fun. The possibilities are only limited by your child’s imagination. Jump into a world of books today with Fort Magic! You can read a review of Fort Magic HERE.
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