Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Best Picks for Storytime About Pockets

A good way to start teaching children letter awareness is to store their storytime nametags alphabetically. Each day, before and after storytime, parents can help their children find and replace their nametags by the first letter of the child's first name.

This chart is available at: LakeShore Learning Materials RR283 Alphabet Sounds Activity Chart (p.176 in 2006 catalog) $49.95

Toddler Read Alouds:
Boing! by Nick Bruel
Does A Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? by Eric Carle
Little Kangaroo, I Love You! by Jacquelyn Reinach
Ohmygosh, My Pocket by Janey Perry Marshall
Peek In My Pocket by David Carter
Six Empty Pockets by Matt Curtis
What’s in My Pocket? by David Carter
Where Wild Babies Sleep by Ann Purmell

Preschool Read Alouds
Little New Kangaroo by Bernard Wiseman
Little Pickpocket by Avner Katz
Max Cleans Up by Rosemary Wells
Mommy in My Pocket by Carol Senderak
Old MacDonald Had a Woodshop by Lisa Shulman
Peter's Pockets by Eve Rice
Pocketful of Pets by Jane Moncure
Polly Hopper's Pouch by Louise Bonnett-Rampersaud
Pouch! by David Ezra Stein
Too Big! by Michele Coxton
What Did You Put in Your Pocket? by Beatrice Schenk DeRegniers

Kindergarten Read Alouds
A Sock is a Pocket for Your Toes by Elizabeth Scanlon
Joey Runs Away by Jack Kent
Katy No-Pocket by Emmy Payne
Plenty of Pockets by Ann Braybrooks
Pocket Dogs by Margaret Wild
Pocket for Corduroy by DonFreeman
Pocketful of Cricket by Rebecca Caudill
There’s A Wocket in My Pocket by Dr. Seuss

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