If You Give A Mouse A Cookie is a popular story about all the activities that ensue when you give a mouse a cookie. If you give that mouse a cookie, he’ll ask you for a glass of milk. If you give the mouse a glass of milk, he’ll have to check in the mirror to see if he has a milk moustache. If you let him look in the mirror,…etc.
This story might remind children of the ‘if’s and ‘when’s that parents give them! It’s also great for leading into house and home vocabulary and it can help kids acquire conditional structures and talk about the future.