Children are naturally drawn to vibrant colors. From an early age, they are captivated by the brilliance and playfulness of hues that surround them. As an early childhood educator with over two decades of experience, I have witnessed firsthand how children become fully engrossed in play when presented with glitter.
It's no wonder, then, that I eagerly picked up "Glitter Everywhere," a nonfiction picture book by Chris Barton and Chaaya Prabhat. Little did I know that within its pages, I would embark on a captivating journey through the history and science of glitter, discovering its mesmerizing qualities and the surprising connection to a pressing issue of child exploitation
"Glitter Everywhere" is more than just a captivating tale of glitter's origins. It also serves as an excellent mentor text for young writers, encouraging them to practice their research skills and learn about history. With a unique blend of whimsical storytelling and scientific accuracy, the book's accessible text blocks guide readers through the intricacies of glitter's story, making it enjoyable for children of all ages.
“Glitter Everywhere" is a must-read for anyone captivated by the allure of glitter. So, dive into the magical world of glitter and prepare to be dazzled!