Here on 365 Days of Literacy for Kids, your kids will be “dressed” with IDIOMS during the month of September.
IDIOMS are phrases that reveal “secrets” from the past. IDIOMS come from many sources, many languages, many authors, many cultures. The “hidden” meanings in IDIOMS are great fun for kids, but also teach important, interesting and intriguing lessons in how language has developed and evolved over time.
Each SEPTEMBER IDIOM on 365 Days of Literacy for Kids will address something to do with clothing… such as teaching kids the meaning of the humorous birthday suit idiom.
– The idiom birthday suit is a humorous term for naked; the “suit” in which you were born; bare skin
– Origin of birthday suit Idiom: Birthday suit is a term used as far back as the early 19th century. It was intended as humorous and remains a humorous way to describe naked.
Birthday suit is an idiom that will tickle your kids’ funny bones!
Dress your kids for back-to-school success with knowledge and attention to birthday suit.
Take a few minutes each day in SEPTEMBER to teach the secrets of IDIOMS to your kids & grandkids. Understanding IDIOMS is a wonderful way to enrich reading and language development.
And I’m not just talking through my hat!