Category:Read Alouds
Must-Have Children’s Books and Videos About Kindness

Must-Have Children’s Books and Videos About Kindness

Kindness is an essential social emotional skill for kids to learn early. It's something that can be taught with both actions and words and learning to be kind is a skill they will use and benefit from every day. Learning the little effects that kindness can have on a...

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Must-Have Children’s Books and Videos About Empathy

Must-Have Children’s Books and Videos About Empathy

One of the most important things we can teach our little ones is how to be empathetic towards others. Seeing things from someone else's point of view instead of our own is a skill that not all kids are being shown at home. This collection of books and videos do an...

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Must-Have Children’s Books and Videos About Compassion

Must-Have Children’s Books and Videos About Compassion

Compassion is an essential social emotional skill for kids to learn and develop early. Knowing how your actions and words can directly impact someone else is something that is so important for children to grasp at a young age. Compassion is a life-long ability for...

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Must-Have Children’s Books and Videos About Respect

Must-Have Children’s Books and Videos About Respect

Teaching children about respect for self and peers is so important. This can be accomplished through both books and videos. This collection will be sure to grab your students' attention and open up the conversation to ways respect can be shown and demonstrated. Books...

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The Top Social Emotional Learning Books for Kids

The Top Social Emotional Learning Books for Kids

Social emotional learning books should be a requirement in every classroom. Children love read alouds and when an important life skill can be incorporated with a good story-this is when the magic happens! Social emotional learning is the process in which kids are...

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Top 20 Read Alouds for a 2nd Grade Classroom

Top 20 Read Alouds for a 2nd Grade Classroom

Read-alouds have always been a favorite classroom activity of mine – and my students love them too!  Reading a book aloud can really bring it to life for your students.  It is also a wonderful way to build a positive classroom culture and expose your...

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Children’s Books That Teach Measurement

Children’s Books That Teach Measurement

Measurement is one of those math concepts that can be really fun and hands-on to teach - but it can also be quite tricky.  I always found it somewhat difficult to explain the some of the logistics of measurement to my students.  For instance, explaining why we have a...

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Children’s Books That Teach Fractions

Children’s Books That Teach Fractions

Fractions can be one of the most difficult math concepts for kids to grasp.  And while using a variety of manipulatives or hands-on activities can be very effective while teaching fractions, sometimes a great storybook is all you need! Math-focused storybooks are an...

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Children’s Books that Teach Geometry

Children’s Books that Teach Geometry

Geometry was always one of my favorite subjects in school as a student, but as a teacher, it can be a challenging topic to teach.  Introducing geometry-focused story books is an excellent strategy for helping your students gain a deeper understanding of the subject...

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