As part of our 31 Picture Books For Homeschooling All Ages series, we have chosen kids’ books with vivid language, interesting stories and striking artwork to appeal to every person in your family. Do YOU Have A Hat? is one of our favorites!
Each book post also includes a few activities — some simple, some more involved — for your entire family to enjoy together. Or not! Reading the book is enough in itself if that is all you want to do.
Snuggle up and enjoy a picture book or two together as a family. It may be the highlight of your day.
Do YOU Have A Hat? Picture Book Details
Book: Do You Have a Hat?
Author: Eileen Spinelli
Illustrator: Geraldo Valério
A delightful trip through history, Do YOU Have a Hat? introduces us to important and colorful characters from our past by exploring the hat he or she wore. From Carmen Miranda to Abraham Lincoln the book introduces us to thirteen historical figures and their headgear.
Little ones will love this book because of its bright, colorful illustrations and rhythmic rhyme. Older folks will love the peak into history, fascinating facts and more information included on the end leaf of the book. Everyone loves the fun refrain repeated on every page and will join in before the end.
Do YOU Have A Hat? Homeschool Activities
#1 – Deep Space Sparkle art blog has an adorable activity perfect for an afternoon indoors. Check out the great student samples.
#2 – Make a hat! No matter how old or how young, making hats is fun. We have made ones out of paper bags — all fancy with feathers and ribbons.
You can also make hats from felt.
#3 – And finally this YouTube video shows you how to make a hat from newspaper.
Picture Books Lists For Homeschooling For All Ages
Don’t forget to read another great hat book — Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business. This one always inspires walking around with multiple hats perched upon the head at my house — another fun activity — as you can see from our Caps for Sale unit study.
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