In my early grades, I went to a virtual school and for PE everyday, Mom and I would do yoga. I really liked it and this book reminded me about how fun it can be. In Rachel’s Day in the Garden, Rachel and her dog have an adventure in the garden doing things like playing in the rain and planting seeds while Rachel demonstrates various yoga poses. Not only would learning the poses be fun for the kids, I think, but also the book makes a great early reader as well. At the end of the story is a terrific pictorial guide to the poses and the sight words from the story, as well as a parent guide explaining how to use the story to teach both yoga and reading. The illustrations, by
The main idea of the story moved easy from page to page.
Age Appropriateness- 5
This book is perfect for preschoolers to beginner readers. I also think that younger kids might enjoy just looking at the pictures.
The artwork does a wonderful job of supporting the story and demonstrating the poses.
Ability to hold interest- 5
The story was so full of things for Rachel to do and show that I think kids will stay with the story to the end.
Did I like it?- 5
I really did like and I would love to take a look at other books in the series.