It all started with a few tweets:
Bonnie of @MrsStraitsClass mentioned that she read aloud to her kids every day.
I teach elementary actually but even if I didn’t, I’d still read aloud every day. I love using accents and fun voices.
Accents and fun voices?!! I had to know more! I begged her to record it and upload to YouTube. And here she is reading Don’t Let the Pigeon Ride the Bus by Mo Willems.
I love her Brooklyn accent!
Wonderful Read Aloud Books for Kids
Summer is a great time to read together. I’ve collected some great lists of read aloud books for kids.
What Do We Do All Day has a book list of 50+ Chapter Books to Read Aloud to Preschoolers and 3-year-olds
16 Delightful Summertime Books from Delightful Children’s Books has wonderful picture books to enjoy as well as summertime activities.
38 Perfect Books to Read Aloud with Kids from Buzz Feed includes classics that I grew up with.
7 Reasons Why You MUST Read Aloud To Your Kids At All Ages stresses the side benefits of reading together (and it’s not just about teaching your child to read!).
Author Read Alouds from Scholastic is fun because authors are reading from their own books! Here are some examples:
I hope this helps get your kids reading this summer. What is your favorite read aloud book? Please share!