Books, Games, Websites, and Activities

Spring and Summer Books

Froggy Learns to Swim by Jonathan London   

Llama Llama Learns to Swim by Anna Dewdney 

Summer by Alice Low  

Maizy Makes Lemonade by Lucy Collins 

Summer Days and Nights by Wong Herbert Yee   

Pinkalicious and the Pink Drink by Victoria Karr  


Fall Books

Hello Pumpkin by MaryAnn Cocca-Leffler

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey by Lucille Colandro

Go Away, Big Green Monster!  by Ed Emberley

Leaf Man by Lois Elhert    

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves  by Lucille Colandro  

We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger    

The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall    

Ten Apples Up On Top by Theo LeSieg, sung in the style of Jason Mraz   

We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger   

Amazing Autumn by Jennifer Marino Walters

Little Elliot Fall Friends by Mike Curato

Red Leaf Yellow Leaf by Lois Elhert

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall by Kenard Pak

Pete the Cat Falling for Autumn by Kimberly and James Dean


Books About Emotions and Feelings

The Way I Feel by Janan Cain  

The Feelings Book by Todd Parr 

The Color Monster by Anna Llenas 

"How Are You"

"The Feelings and Emotions Song"

"Sesame Street: Dave Matthews and Grover Sing about Feelings"  


Winter Books

Pete The Cat Snow Daze by James Dean

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell by Lucille Collandro

No Two Alike by Keith Baker

Concept Books

Vocabulary and Positional Words

Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner - read aloud

Up in the Garden, and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner - read aloud


Phonemic and Phonological Awareness 

The Pout, Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen - read aloud (rhyme, alliteration, answering "Wh" questions)

Dinosaur Roar! by Paul and Henrietta Stickland - Read aloud

Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson - Read aloud

Llama Llama, Red Pajama by Ana Dewdney -Read aloud

Move Over, Rover by Karen Beaumont -Read aloud


Calendar Skills

Today is Monday by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle (calendar/temporal vocabulary/concepts)

Cookie's Week- by Cindy Ward and Tomie dePaola (calendar/temporal vocabulary/concepts)

A Busy Year - by Leo Leoni for calendar/temporal vocabulary/concepts

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - by Judith Viorst (articulation of multiple sounds/day of week concept)



Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? – by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle (articulation of the /b/ sound)

Three Little Pigs by Paul Galdone

Biscuit by Alyssa Capucilli

Along Comes Jake by Joy Cowley

If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff

The Monster at the End of This Book by Jon Stone

Mouse Mess by Linnea Asplind Riley

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (click on the book title to watch a video animation/reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar while you turn through a copy of the book).

Sheep In A Jeep by Nancy Shaw

Have You Seen My Cat  by Eric Carle

The Little Red Hen by Allen Jonathan

Three Billy Goats Gruff by Paul Galdone

Duck on a Bike by David Shannon

Moo Moo Brown Cow by Jakki Wood

No David by David Shannon

Good Night, Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss

The Foot Book by Dr. Suess

Website Links

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Getepic (free for 30 days, no ads)

Storylineonline (free, no sign-up, no ads)