Girls love bows and neck scarves. Some boys enjoy wearing neckties, too. Here are 5 fun books in the “Learn To Tie With The Rabbit and The Fox” series that teach kids how to tie these fashion knots. Find them at The Rabbit and Fox Book Store.
Cleo loves bows. She wears her hair in a bow and decorates her room with bows. Cleo is bow crazy.Learning to tie a bow is very difficult for some people but Cleo remembers how to do it from a cute story she once heard. It is about a little rabbit with very long ears and a very helpful fox who shows her what to do to keep them clean. This is the story of how Cleo learns to tie a “bunny ear” bow.Exercises in manual dexterity build self-esteem in children. Knowing how to tie shoe-strings, scarves and more into a bow is a useful and rewarding skill.“Teach a child a useful skill. Build confidence and self-esteem that lasts a lifetime.” Other books in the “Learn To Tie With The Rabbit and the Fox” series are the book with that name in English, Spanish and Tagalog plus “Nellie Knows How To Knot A Neck Scarf” and “Ned Knows How To Knot A Neck Tie.”
“Learn To Tie A Tie With The Rabbit And The Fox” is a cute story offering a fun and simple lesson for tying a “school boy knot”. If you are young at heart, you will be rooting for the little rabbit to escape the snapping jaws of the very hungry fox as they race through the forest mimicking the motions of tying a tie. After reading about the rabbit’s flight from the fox, you will never again be at a loss as to how to tie this basic knot.
At last, the enchanting age old story of the rabbit and the fox is available for teaching the art of tying a simple, yet elegant knot in a tie. For generations, this endearing old world mnemonic* was passed from father to son by word of mouth only.
Unfortunately, it has become all but lost to the minds of present-day well-dressed men and women.
Now, this clever memory jogger has been revived for the benefit of all future members of the tie wearing society. Have fun reading the book and singing along with the accompanying instructional song.
*Mnemonic – The art of memorizing something by associating it with words, phrases or sentences which have been especially designed to help you REMEMBER.
Ned loves knots. He has mastered them all. . .He can knot kites and lassos. He can even knot fishing lines and monkey’s paws. Ned knows knots are fun and useful.
He knows they can make you look good, too.
Ned loves wearing neckties!
The clever boy has thought of a story to help him remember how to knot his necktie and you can read it in this book. The story features a fox chasing a little rabbit through the forest. This type of story is called a mnemonic. The purpose is to help you REMEMBER!
Nellie loves dressing up. She loves wearing pretty dresses, fun hats, cute shoes and long flowy scarves. Scarves are Nellie’s very favorite accessory.
But knotting neck scarves can be very tricky, with all the twists and turns and loopity loops required to get the knot just so. Not to worry, though. Clever little Nellie remembers a cute little story she once heard about a fox chasing a little rabbit. Their movements, through the forest, help her remember how to tie a “Necktie knot” in her scarf. This little story is called a mnemonic. It’s purpose is to help you REMEMBER!
Exercises in manual dexterity build self-esteem in children. Knowing how to tie shoe-strings, neckties, scarves or any other knot is a useful and rewarding skill.
“Teach a child a useful skill. Build confidence and self-esteem that lasts a lifetime.” Author—Sybrina Durant
And Now There Are Five!
Introducing Boo’s Shoes – A Rabbit and Fox Story: Learn To Tie Shoelaces
No Laces! That’s what Boo, the bunny, always says. He doesn’t want to learn to tie them. He has plenty of shoes for every occasion and none of them have laces or strings. So, what’s the point of learning to tie? His friend, Farah Fox, convinces him that it’s a skill he can use. . . and one that might make him happier, too.
This book is meant to be a parent-child activity. Youngsters can read Boo’s story and their parents can help with the how-to-tie instruction pages. A fun shoelace-themed “I Did It” badge is included at the back of the book to give in celebration of conquering this difficult task.