"Over There" Activity Book
This activity book was designed to help military parents find the words to reassure their child when Mommy or Daddy is away.
Dear Parent or Caregiver,
Create your own Over There children’s book! Download the attached PDF (either the Mommy version or the Daddy version, depending on which parent is deployed), print it out, and attach photos that represent the spirit of the text. If you and your child are feeling extra creative, you can even draw your own illustrations. Do whatever feels right to capture your family’s unique deployment story. After completing the book, keep it on hand and read it to your child as often as each of you would like.
Also available—The Over There children’s board book is currently available for order at www.militaryonesource.com
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