Thursday, September 03, 2009

Storytime About Time of Day

As children prepare to enter Kindergarten, they need to begin to have a sense of time and how long things take. Babies start life with a distorted concept of time, where night is day, and everything is “now.” Toddlers appreciate the comfort of routine, and can often recall the sequence of their daily activities: Breakfast is before lunch, lunch is before dinner, dinner is before bedtime…

Todder Read Alouds
Baby Loves by Michael Lawrence
Bouncing Babies by Mike Brownlow
Clarabella's Teeth by An Vrombaut
Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for Bed? by Barney Saltzberg
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? by Jane Yolen
Is It Time? by Marilyn Janovitz
A Lovely Day for Amelia Goose by Yu Rong
Lulu's Busy Day by Caroline Uff
Peekaboo Morning by Rachel Isadora
Piggies by Audrey Wood
Sam Who Never Forgets by Eve Rice
Time for Bed by Mem Fox
What the Sun Sees; What the Moon Sees by Nancy Tafuri
When the Rooster Crowed by Patricia Lillie

Preschool Read Alouds
Busy, Busy Mouse by Virginia Kroll
Cows to the Rescue by John Himmelman
Good Morning, Little Polar Bear by Carol Votaw
Isn't It Time? by Judy Hindley
Just a Minute! by Anke Kranendonk
King Bidgood's in the Bathtub by Audrey Wood
Little Mouse Has A Busy Day by Steve Lavis
Maisy's First Clock by  Lucy Cousins
My Busy Day by Jill Davis
Please, Baby, Please by Spike Lee (clock on each page)
Tick-Tock by Lena Anderson
Time for A Hug by Phillis Gershator
Times of Day by Jilly Atwood

School Age Read Alouds
Big Time Bears by Stephen Krensky
Bunny Day by Rick Walton
Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
It's About Time by Stuart J. Murphy
Little Rabbit's First Time Book by Alan Baker
My Grandmother's Clock by Geraldine McCaughrean
What Time Is It, Mr. Crocodile? by Judy Sierra

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