Here is the basic formula I use for our library's story hour. I use books, music, movement, and transitions to create the sense of routine that young children crave.
Tyrannosaurus Drip is another great book from the amazing Julia Donaldson, joined by illustrator David Roberts. In this hub I will suggest some activities to accompany the book.
This traditional telling of the classic gingerbread man fairy tale is a great place to start a themed unit for story time or preschool.
Many Pumpkins by Linda White is a delightful children's picture book that deals with realistic themes in a fairy-tale like fashion. Rebecca Estelle doesn't like pumpkins but some are growing in her garden against her will.
For teachers, parents, and librarians, a list of books from 2017 for children ages 3-8 which which feature diverse characters in everyday contemporary life.
Are you looking for children's books to read aloud at home, in the home school or preschool classroom, or at a library story hour? Here is a comprehensive list of "old school" and online resources for finding just the right book to fit any subject.
This themed list of children's books includes books that thematically cover appreciation for art and the creative process of making art. A few of the books in this list are examples of fine-art quality illustration.
Mimi is Ladybug Girl, and with her favorite ladybug costume and a large dose of curiosity, she explores the world of her back yard when her older brother won't play with her. This book gives us a glimpse of a child on a journey of discovery. Read my review to discover why this is a children's...
Hilda Must Be Dancing, by Karma Wilson and Suzanne Watts combines pleasing rhyming text full of onomatopoeia, an interesting problem-solution storyline, and gorgeous eye-popping illustrations. The friendly characters would be perfect for any lesson focusing on movement and self-expression.
A collection of books that are favorites of my children and a few that are not. Either way Mo Willems has a way with the kids.