Oh my goodness, only 9 days left. I can do it, I can do it. Fingers crossed, send up a prayer, find my ideas from everywhere.
Have you ever watched Veggie Tales? There’s a segment in each video called “Silly Songs with Larry”, which is where, as they explain it, “Larry sings a silly song.” These are so memorable that my girls can sing them out of the blue.
When I went over to Tara’s blog today, Brianna Caplan Sayres was talking about listening to yourself to find picture book ideas. I realized as I read her inspiring post that I make up silly songs for my girls all the time. Here’s a favorite one (hopefully it won’t make you think I’m weird. 🙂
“I’ve got hair on my butt.
I’ve got hair on my butt.
I don’t know why,
but it keeps me warm and dry,
I’ve got hair on my butt.”
Today, I got this wild idea about creating a silly book based upon some silly songs I could create. There would probably be some rhymes in it, but I don’t know if all of it would be that way. The important thing is that each page would start with, “What if?…”
* the mailman delivered milk?
* green beans were red?
* the sky was purple?
These aren’t great, but I’m coming up with them on a whim. Maybe something like this could inspire imagination.
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