21 Jun, 2024

MORE Picture Books You Can Sing!

If you’re ready for more sing-along books, check out these recommendations and let us know your favorites in the comments! Singing is great for early literacy development because it is typically slower than regular speech, making it easier to hear the smaller sounds in larger words (“the itsy-bitsy spi-der climbed up the wa-ter spout”). It […]

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10 Picture Books You Can Sing

Singing is one of the five foundational practices that help lay the groundwork for learning to read. Singing helps children hear the rhythm of speech/song and helps them hear how longer words can be broken down into smaller sounds. It is also just plain fun and a great way to make your read-alouds more engaging […]

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Teaching Books: A Hidden Gem

One of PPL’s hidden gems is the Teaching Books database. “Teaching Books” is only a portion of the wealth of resources for young readers and their teachers. Go In-Depth with Books On Teaching Books, you can hear exclusive interviews with popular authors, watch book trailers or read posts from authors about their process. Teachers and […]

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