Pet Show!

petshowThis week your child is learning the words chase, parrot, canary, and whiskers. The words come from the book, Pet Show! by Ezra Jack Keats. Explain what the words mean and talk about them with your child. You and your child can listen to the book together in the video below.

Dog chasing man

Dog chasing man

To chase is to run after.

Parrot

Parrot

A parrot is a tropical bird with a short, hooked bill and brightly colored feathers.

Canary

Canary

A canary is a small yellow or greenish bird often kept as a pet.

Whiskers

Whiskers

Whiskers are hairs growing on the face of animals or people. This cat has long whiskers.