Quote of the Day: That is one crazy mouse! Leah, 5 years old Look, he’s clean skating! Rebekkah, 5 years old That was really funny. Leah and Rebekkah
What happens when you give a girl and her sister a cookie?
You’ll have to read them the book, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, by Laura Joffe Numeroff.
Then, you’ll have to take them to see the play based on the book at The Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis, MN.
Where they’ll laugh their heads off at the crazy mouse and the boy, who make messes and try to clean them up, but end up making more messes, and having more fun, and not going to sleep, but listening to a great story that the boy reads and the mouse acts out, with food for characters and props, and it’s all very exciting, and most of the kids (and some of the grown-ups) are on the edge of their seats, slapping their heads at the silliness, and standing up, and shouting, and telling their parents and friends that this is “too much,” but not really, because it’s the most fun at the theatre they’ve ever had. For some youngsters, it might even be their first time, and they’ll love it so much that they’ll beg to go back again because these guys are really good!
Dean Holt as the Mouse, Reed Sigmund as The Boy
Photos by Dan Norman, CTC
Things got a little carried away, at times.
Bring on the milk and cookies because this is a high energy, calorie burning show! We loved it.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is playing at The Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis, June 21 – July 21, 2013. Based on the book by Laura Joffe Numeroff, adapted for the stage by Jody Davidson, Directed by Peter C. Brosius, Music Composed and Recorded by Victor Zupanc (fantastic, btw.). The show runs an hour and a half with one intermission, just enough time to gobble up a cookie. And, you know what happens when you give kids a cookie…they’ll want to see the show! So, bring them all! They’ll be sure to thank you, and maybe even share their cookies.
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Journaling Prompt: What’s your favorite cookie?
Mine is a monster cookie! Of course, I love all cookies…sugar cookies, snickerdoodles, chocolate chip, peanut butter chocolate chip that my sister made today…thank you! And, I love gingersnaps and rolled out cookies that I can frost, especially at Christmas when they’re shaped like angels and reindeer and Santa and trees. Mmm. That’s making me thirsty for milk. See ya! Enjoy your cookies, books, plays, and family!
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