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The Big Idea: It can be tough to explain this complicated and often mysterious organ to little ones…but our brains are worth celebrating, and Grover can help.

Your Amazing Brain

Learning Through Play Age 2 to 6 10 Min

Launch Amazing Brain

Share Grover’s celebration of the body part that that makes everyone an amazing individual! After reading, consider:

  • Remembering and recounting all the amazing facts Grover shares about our brains.
  • Talking about ways we can build our brain power—reading, coloring, moving, talking, listening, playing games, and so on.
  • Explaining that the brain is hungry! It’s the first of the body’s organs to absorb nutrients. Some foods that benefit kids’ brain function: salmon (for omega-3 fatty acids), eggs, peanut butter, whole grains, oats, berries, beans, colorful vegetables (think spinach!).