I do love kids books! For this reason, I have teamed up with Primary Polka Dots and friends to share some of my favorite books to read with children. Trying to narrow the book selection down for this post has been very difficult, but I really think I have some great ones to share.
To begin, I have to share a book that my six month old daughter absolutely loves! Her little face lights up every time I pick the book up and she loves to hold it while I read it to her. This book is Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown. This book is full of rhymes and is a great picture book to read to little ones as a bedtime story.
Also, it is a great book to read when you are teaching rhyming words. This would be a great book to read to students when modeling the "Rhyming Generation Strategy." You can learn more about this strategy, rhyming freebies, and much more on my post about "Effective Reading Instruction in the Elementary School Setting : Phonological Awareness vs. Phonemic Awareness."
What about an adorable video to watch with the kiddos too? ~
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Recently, I was able to purchase some of the books along with the stuffed animals at a local Kohl's store. (The books and stuffed animals were only $5.00 a piece.) They have a program called Kohl's Cares and 100% of the net profit from the sales from these items go towards kids' health and education initiatives. Read more at