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. 


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

Hanging out with an octopus

We have been exploring a broad range of under the sea and water type activities and one of our mornings was spent exploring and making the popular sea creature called an octopus!

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