#2 - The Gas We Pass by Shinta Cho

Summary: "The Gas We Pass" presents  readers with a straightforward look at a natural body function. This humorous book explains how and why gas is produced, how much is produced, and why it is sometimes malodorous! 

Suggested Activity: The smelly subject of flatulence could be paired with the manipulation of aromatherapy play dough. Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to play dough: clove bud, cardamon, and lime oil are just a few of my favorites. Let the children smell, squeeze, and  squash  this scented dough to their heart's delight, 

Curriculum Area: Fine Motor Skills (controls small muscles in hands, coordinates eye-hand movement) 

Appropriate Age Group: 3 and up