28 July 2008

A Second is a Hiccup - Hutchins

Describing time to a child can be a challenging thing, yet, it is the way we structure our day, we talk about it, we communicate with words about it. How is one to teach a child how to tell time? How is one to teach a child what time is all about? I really enjoyed this book in its description of what time is. It compares simple things about a child's day and compares them to a measure of time. "A second is a hiccup, the time it takes to kiss your mom, or jump a rope, or turn around..."

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