Literacy

I spend a lot of time reading the very best children’s books I can find and then build on the ideas, characters, or illustrations from those books. The goal of each read-aloud experience is to help young children develop a love for reading and to build connections between reading and their everyday world. 

Literacy

Below are many of my absolute favorite read-aloud books along with a few ideas to keep the story going all around the classroom.​

Marvelous mittens

The Mitten is one of our favorite winter stories to share with our preschool children. Today I’m sharing a few activities to go along with the book.

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Whooooo is missing?

Our children just love story book games!  We read a story during circle time and then often follow it up with some sort of learning activity or game.  We’ve played

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Small, tall, fall

When I come across a picture book that has a few very carefully chosen words along with amazing illustrations, I get so excited. The book titled, “Tall” by Jez Alborough was the perfect book to get us talking about the words, “small, tall, and fall.”

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