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Beach Fun! Beach theme picture books and printables for kids

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

…It is well-suited for a classroom or library read-aloud session. Nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2010 Tip Tap Went the Crab at Amazon.com Tip Tap Went The Crab at Amazon.ca Wave – created by Suzy Lee Beach-theme wordless picture book published by Chronicle Books When a young girl arrives at a beach, she is filled with enthusiasm and dashes forward, stopping just short of the beautiful, frothy blue water. She hesitates on the sand,…

Zookeeper Wonders ‘Where’s Walrus?’

Monday, February 28th, 2011

…hes in vain. For older children, the absurdity of the premis will add to the humor. Where’s Walrus? will be an excellent addition to a classroom zoo theme. Extension activities could include choosing new a head covering and ‘hiding’ Walrus somewhere new. Where’s Walrus? at Amazon.com Where’s Walrus? at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Speech Delay and ESL – Making Progress

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

…each week for one hour. I have been using a variety of materials and techniques to support her learning. Today I thought I would highight a few of them. Wordless Picture Books During each of our sessions, we read one or two wordless picture books. These are books that have little or no text. Readers use picture clues to decide what is happening in the story. Wordless picture books invite discussion because, as you turn the pages, the story…

Journey is Wonderful!

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Journey created by Aaron Becker Wordless picture book published by Candlewick Press Wondrous, beautiful, inspiring, magical – So many words could accurately describe Journey. A wordless picture book, Journey is the story of a city-dwelling girl whose family members are occupied with chores and technology. As she sits, bored and perhaps lonely, on the front stoop, a neighboorhood boy stands nearby, holding a purple crayon. She goes inside…

Books for Bedtime! Special Stories to Share with Children

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

…e books that will set the tone for a good night’s sleep. In the comments, we hope you’ll let us know about your favorite books for bedtime! 10 Minutes till Bedtime written and illustrated by Peggy Rathmann Mostly wordless picture book published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers an imprint of Penguin In this classic, fun picture book, Dad cautions his son that it is 10 minutes till bedtime. Within a moment, a pet…

Reading Comprehension – 8 Ways to Reinforce Your Child’s Understanding

Monday, October 31st, 2011

…pare the illustrations and the author’s words. Which version of the story do you like best? / least? Try reading wordless picture books. In these books, all or almost all of the story is told through the illustrations. Wordless and almost wordless books are great because they “level the playing field.” Your child becomes an equal participant in carefully “reading” the illustrations and deciding what is happening in…

10 FAQs About Reading Aloud to Children

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

…your child. Finally, you will spend many years encouraging your child to try new things – I would encourage you to try reading at least one book to your child every day even though you may make mistakes. Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books For book recommendations, check out our picture book and chapter book suggestions. If you have a specific question about reading aloud to children, leave a comment. We promise to…

Reading Comprehension

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

…sisters so mean to her?’ ‘Which version of the Gingerbread Boy did you like best?’ Also on this page Free Printable Sequencing Activities Enjoying wordless picture books with your child can help support reading comprehension Wordless picture books like Pat Schories’ Breakfast for Jack and Peter Sis’ Dinosaur!, rely entirely on pictures to tell a story. These books encourage vocabulary development and ‘reading the illustrations.’ When sharing a…

Me and You – A Fresh Look at Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

…ended for children who are familiar with the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Me and You offers many opportunities to make comparisons and consider perspective. Suggested visual literacy activity for Me and You from CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards site Me and You at Amazon.com Me and You at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Reading Aloud – 10 FAQs

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

…help you and your child enjoy books together. Look for these at your local library. While you are at the library, find out about storytimes. Many libraries offer several opportunities for children to hear stories read aloud. Wordless and almost wordless picture books may also be a good choice for you and your child because they can be enjoyed in any language. Finally, you will spend many years encouraging your child to try new things – I…

A Look at the 2014 Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal Award Winner and Honor Books

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

…ut when she leaves for school there is no one available to throw it. This is a terrific picture book that relies heavily on the illustrations for the narrative. Apart from one repeated word (ball) it could be classified as a wordless picture book. It will be thoroughly enjoyed by dog lovers and young children – especially those who are eager for an opportunity to read independently. Ball at Amazon.com Ball at Amazon.ca A Big Guy Took My…

Anti-Bullying posts on the Storytime Standouts Website

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

…fferences: Little Jimmy Says, “Same Is Lame” Little Kid, Big Personality: What To Do If Your Toddler Is A Bully Anti Bullying Solution: A Bug and a Wish Meet Author Karen Scheuer Meet Author Crystal Vaagen Bluebird – Notable Wordless Picture Book Leaves Room for Discussion Willow Finds a Way, a picture book about dealing with a classroom bully Bad Astrid – Antibullying Picture Book Chick-O-Saurus Rex Shines in Anti-bullying Picture Book Bully by…

Organizing a Personal Library

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

…ousand children’s books, chapter books and young adult titles. I have it organized as follows: Picture books (excluding seasonal) arranged alphabetically by author Concept picture books (alphabet, counting, time, etc.) Wordless and almost wordless picture books Poetry Seasonal and holiday picture books – arranged by month and then by title Chapter books and young adult novels – arranged alphabetically by author Easy Readers and…

Working with a Speech Delayed Child

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

…y (2) increase her speech from one or two word answers to full sentences (3) improve her phonemic awareness (4) increase her understanding of concepts (i.e. opposites, positional words). Initially our sessions included (1) a wordless picture book (2) nine words that are related to a theme (i.e. Bedtime) (3) a rebus poem / chant ( i.e. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star). Now, our sessions also include (1) pictures of words that begin with the same…

Storytime Standouts – Presenting our Highlights

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

…reen with Picture Books Picture Books About Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome Picture Books About Diversity and Acceptance Picture Books About Family Diversity Terrific Picture Books About Fathers and Fatherhood Wonderful Wordless Picture Books Learning to Read Eight Ways to Reinforce Understanding Clothespin Letter Match Helping Your Child to Read an Unfamiliar Word Learning the Alphabet Make Learning the Alphabet a Fun Tactile Experience…

Thank you for being a Member of the Storytime Standouts Community

Friday, April 20th, 2012

…intables for teachers and parents. A well, we have written hundreds of posts about special children’s books. We are especially interested in anti bullying picture books, picture books about caring for our environment , wordless picture books and picture books that celebrate diversity. We hope you will enjoy StorytimeStandouts.com and we are especially grateful for referrals. Please let your friends and family know about the website. Thank…

How to Help a Child Read Unfamiliar Words

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

…mber, even before children start reading independently, we can pause to discuss and investigate illustrations for story clues. We can encourage children to think about the relationship between the illustrations and the text. Wordless picture books are a great resource for pre-readers and children who are beginning to read. They offer opportunities to practice reading and interpreting illustrations. Blending Letter Sounds – Many of the…

Let’s Talk About Learning to Read – Beginning with Very Young Children

Monday, March 28th, 2011

The process of learning to read begins long before children begin kindergarten. Learning to read begins when children are babies. Very young children love to learn new words and they especially like to use their voices to play with sounds. When spending time with very young children, chatting, sharing rhymes and reading aloud all contribute to reading readiness. If we take time to examine what we would like youngsters to know before they start…

Picture Book Creators

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

…Wolf, Under a Shooting Star, and Migrant Wakelin, Kirsti Anne Canadian illustrator of A Pod of Orcas, Looking for Loons, Catching Time Weinman Sharmat, Marjorie Author of Nate the Great and Olivia Sharp Wiesner, David ‘Wordless Author’, Mr. Wiesner won the Caldecott Medal for Tuesday & The Three Little Pigs. His latest wonder is Flotsam Wilhelm, Hans Author – illustrator of I’ll Always Love You and more Winters,…

The Importance of Reading Aloud to Children

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

…fun and rewarding for both you and your child. Visit your local library or book store and dive into the wealth of fairy tales, fables, tall tales, concept books, alphabet books, nursery rhymes, poetry, humor, lift the flap, wordless, fiction and nonfiction picture books. There is truly a picture book for every occasion. • Make connections – Encourage children to make connections with the books they hear read aloud. Whether starting school…

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