Article: Choosing Good Books
Storytelling: The Great, Big, Huge, Tremendous, Gigantic Pumpkin
Apple Farmer Annie
Oliver Finds His Way
Nuts to you
Music CDs: "Orange Pumpkins" Wee Sing for Halloween; "What Falls in the Fall?" Whaddaya Think of That:?; and "Anilae/Chipmunk, Chipmunk" Wee Sing Around the World
Article: Activities to Increase Print Awareness
Pigs in the Mud
The Big Trip
Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore
Music CD: "Pigs in the Parlor" American Folk, Game, and Acitivity Songs for Children
For Parents & Caregivers: Learning words begins at birth. Most children start school knowing between 3,000 and 5,000 words. Storytime provides opportunities for hearing and learning more words.
Article: Kindergarten Skills Development
Polly Hopper's Pouch
Diary of a Wombat
One Wooly Wombat
The Old Man Who Loved to Sing
Big Rain Coming
Music CD: "Five Little Joeys" Dance Party
Australia Storytime Booklist
For Parents & Caregivers: Help your pre-reader become aware of the smaller sounds that make up words. Play rhyming games and sing songs -- each syllable equals a note!
Article: Language of Literacy
Music CDs: "Animal Action" Kids in Motion; "Tingalayo" Wee Sing Around the World; and "Gorilla Rap" Hop Like a Bunny, Waddle Like a Duck.