Join us for a farm adventure as I read aloud Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton. This book is perfect for young learners ages 2-6 since it incorporates movement, sounds, and vocabulary. Plus, it’s a great story to use when learning about farm animals, sounds that animals make, and action verbs!
Listen as I read aloud What the Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson. This is a versatile story that can interest children 4-6 years old when listening to it, and can also be good reading / listening practice for children 7-9 years old. It is a great story to practice any of the following: farm animals and the sounds they make, how to give directions in English (prepositions), and advanced adjectives practice. Some suggested supplementary activities for each age group can be found below.
Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell is another children’s classic that is perfect for children 0-5 years old. In the story, a child writes to the zoo asking for a pet. As the zoo sends different animals, you’re sure to roar with laughter. The book is a great introduction to zoo animals as well as a way to review or introduce simple adjectives.
Join me on a space adventure as I read Roaring Rockets by Tony Mitton. This book is perfect for young learners ages 2 to 5 that are curious about outer space, astronauts, rockets, and the world we live in.
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown is a classic bedtime story for children 6 and under. It is perfect for phonics practice and vocabulary acquisition because it has plenty of repetition!
Storytime read alouds help build language and speech by associating images to sounds. Stories are chosen due to their repetition of words, use of rhymes, and the values promoted within them. Some of our read alouds are accompanied by additional…