Title: Cupig by Claire Tattersfield

Why I chose this book: I choose "Cupig" because it's a cute story about a pig who dreams of being a cupid. It's fun to read with colorful pictures, and it teaches kids about friendship and following their dreams in a simple and enjoyable way.

Reading Comprehension Questions:

18 months to 3 years:

1. What does Cupig want to be?
2. Who are Cupig's friends?
3. What happens when Cupig tries to help others?

4-7 years:

1. Why does Cupig want to be a cupid?
2. How does Cupig try to help his friends?
3. What lesson does Cupig learn by the end of the story?

Craft Idea: Make your own Cupig!

  • Pink construction paper or cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue or tape
  • Markers or crayons
  • Optional: googly eyes, stickers, pom-poms

  1. Cut out a large heart shape from the pink construction paper or cardstock to represent Cupig's body.
  2. Cut out two smaller heart shapes to use as Cupig's ears.
  3. Glue or tape the ears to the top of the larger heart shape.
  4. Draw a face on Cupig using markers or crayons. You can add eyes, a nose, a mouth, and any other details you like.
  5. Optional: Add googly eyes, stickers, or pom-poms to decorate Cupig further.
  6. Let the glue dry if needed, then display your Cupig craft proudly!

This craft is simple and easy to make, perfect for young children to create their own adorable Cupig without too much difficulty.

Snack Idea: Cupig Yogurt Bark!


  • 2 cups of vanilla yogurt (or flavored yogurt of your choice)
  • 1/2 cup of strawberries, diced
  • 1/4 cup of blueberries
  • 1/4 cup of raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons of honey (optional, for added sweetness)
  • Heart-shaped sprinkles (optional, for decoration)

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  2. Spread the vanilla yogurt evenly onto the prepared baking sheet, making sure it's about 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.
  3. Sprinkle the diced strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries evenly over the yogurt.
  4. Drizzle honey over the top for added sweetness, if desired.
  5. Optional: Sprinkle heart-shaped sprinkles over the yogurt bark for a festive touch.
  6. Place the baking sheet in the freezer and freeze for at least 2-3 hours, or until the yogurt is completely frozen.
  7. Once frozen, remove the yogurt bark from the freezer and break it into small pieces using your hands or a knife.
  8. Serve immediately and enjoy your Cupig yogurt bark as a tasty and healthy treat!

This yogurt bark is easy to make, delicious, and packed with fruity flavors that toddlers will love. Plus, it's a fun and festive snack to enjoy while reading "Cupig"!
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