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Beach Fun! Beach theme picture books and printables for kids

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

…d, eventually, a swim. Winner of the 2000 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award Stella, Star of the Sea at Amazon.com Stella, Star of the Sea at Amazon.ca Tip Tap Went the Crab written and illustrated by Tim Hopgood Counting book about sea creatures Tip Tap Went the Crab features bright and colorful illustrations along with repetitious text that includes alliteration and onomatopoeia. When a crab decides to leave her small rock pool to…

Snow and Snowmen for Preschool, Kindergarten and Grade School

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Our free “Building a Snowman” printable for kids has been enormously popular this month so I thought I would pull together some more snow-related materials that would be great for a preschool or kindergarten snow theme. I have added more Snow and Snowmen materials today. I would love to hear about your favourite resources and suggestions. Board Books Welcome Winter written by Jill Ackerman, illustrated by Nancy Davis Winter theme…

Rebus Chants

Friday, August 26th, 2011

…The chants are usually poems where several words are replaced with pictures. They are great for emergent readers because there is frequently repeated, predictable text. The young child does not have to decode all the words – the rebus pictures fill-in-the-blanks. There are many sources of rebus chants. This is one that I created   Counting Snowmen Rebus…

Organizing a Personal Library

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

…udes close to three thousand 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…

Family Literacy Program Development Part 2

Monday, October 8th, 2012

…ducing a Homework Component During June, the children who participated in the family literacy program received “homework” assignments which included borrowing a book from the library, reading environmental print, counting, printing, drawing, comparing, borrowing a theme box from the library and enjoying read alouds. Most of the participants completed and returned the homework to the facilitator. Also in June, the Summer Reading Club…

Working with a Speech Delayed Child

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

…ve included the following themes: Birthdays, In the Neighbourhood, Valentine’s Day, Feelings, Weather, Clothing, Families, Farm, Bedtime, Music, Fruits and Vegetables, Colours, In the Kitchen, in the Bathroom, Toys and Counting. All of the themes are intended to introduce new and reinforce her existing vocabulary. Once the individual words are mastered, we add description: blue umbrella, brown blocks, green grass. More recently, we have…

A Springtime Treat for Toddlers – Five Little Ducks

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Five Little Ducks – illustrated by Ivan Bates Published by Orchard Books an imprint of Scholastic Perfect for celebrating Spring, Bates’ lovely, gentle illustrations capture this traditional children’s counting song beautifully. In addition to watching the young ducklings venture into the hills, young children will enjoy spotting a friendly beaver, a curious gull, a hungry rabbit and a grazing cow. Mother Duck is filled with affection…

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