Read WITH - Not AT - Your Child

Reading WITH your child

Use the prompts to start a conversation with your child about the Born for Greatness book or come up with your own.

Pp. 1&2: Who is telling this story? Which one is the llama? Which is the Dalai Lama? Which one is Bouncy?

Pp. 2&3: What are some ways the Dalai Lama and Bouncy are the same? Different?

Pp. 3&4: What do you think it means to be “born for greatness?” What is a leader?

Pp. 4&5: Which one is the Dalai Lama? Can a child be a leader? Who had trouble sitting still? Do you ever have trouble sitting still?

Pp. 5&6: Where was Bouncy born? What does “poor” mean? Can poor people be great leaders? Do YOU see a pattern between Bouncy and the Dalai Lama?

bouncy_book_cover

Bouncy’s Book

Use the prompts to start a conversation with your child about the Born for Greatness book or come up with your own.

Pp. 7&8: Why is Dalai running away? Who would rather play than study?

Pp. 9&10: Which dog would you choose? How would a dog feel to get kicked around?

Pp. 11&12: Who is in the wheelchair? Which dog is Delphy? Why is Delphy wearing that blue jacket?

Pp. 13&14: What does getting a “new start” mean? Why do people get new names sometimes?

Pp. 14&15: Why does Bouncy need to control his behavior? Who else was born for greatness?

Pp. 16&17: How do you “read people?” What are some signs on people’s faces that they are happy or sad?

Pp. 18&19: Do you think you are born for greatness? What does Bouncy think about you? What great things do you imagine you could do?

Click here for a copy you can download.