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During Tot school with the girls we focus on one letter each week. This week is the letter R. Here is our Tot School Letter R Books list.
I have been trying to read about 2 books a day or 10 books a week that fall in the theme for that week. Of course, our main focus is letters but sometimes I’ll throw in a book or two about numbers, shapes, or colors.
I am teaching both Cakey and Doodles. Although I’m teaching at Cakey’s level, I try to throw in a book or two for Doodles each week, but a good majority of the books are above both the girls. I love to challenge them through reading this way. Interestingly enough after just few weeks of doing this, both the girls are enjoying and asking for the more challenging books to be read during “non-school” time!
Below is a list of books we read for Tot School Letter R Books:
Here are the books we read:
Raindrop, Plop! By Wendy Cheyette Lewison – A fun rhyming, counting book about a little girl having fun on a rainy day. Preschool – Kindergarten
Black and White Rabbit’s ABC by Alan Baker – A simple story of Black and White Rabbit making pictures of the alphabet in this book filled with cute playful artwork making a fun early concept book for kids. Preschool – Kindergarten
The Little Red Hen by Lucinda McQueen – The classic Little Red Hen. The girls both love saying the Cat, Goose, and Dog’s line of “Not I.” Preschool – 3rd grade
R is for Rocket: An ABC Book by Tad Hills – Rocket (a cute dog) and his friends learn the alphabet together in this fun early reader book. Preschool – 2nd Grade
Gray Rabbit’s 123 by Alan Baker – A simple story of Gray Rabbit counting in this book filled with cute playful artwork making a fun early concept book for kids. Preschool – Kindergarten
Magic School Bus Makes a Rainbow by Joanna Cole – I enjoy reading the Magic School Bus stories to the girls because they are so challenging for them. In this story, the class takes a ride inside a white light pinball machine to learn about colors and light. Preschool – 3rd grade
If Rocks Could Sing by Leslie McGuirk – I loved this book. The author found the rocks in the shape of the letters and pictures all along the beach by her house. It’s truly amazing! The girls enjoyed looking at each rock and have since started pointing out rocks that resemble other things! Preschool – 2nd grade
Ten Little Rabbits by Virginia Grossman – This is a fun counting book. The girls loved the Native American patterns and scenes and of course the rabbits! I loved that not only did it teach counting but it also included the rabbits doing traditional Native American things. It was math and history all in one! Preschool – 2nd grade
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! by Dr. Seuss – Not my favorite Dr. Seuss book but the girls enjoyed it. I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! is a pretty funny way to discover reading and books. Preschool – 2nd Grade
Rain! by Linda Ashman – Such a sweet story. A little boy is excited about the rain while an old man is grumpy about the rain. What will happen when their paths cross? Will the little boy brighten the old man’s day? A great story to read and opens up all kinds of fun talks about kindness to others. Preschool – 3rd Grade
R Is for Robot: A Noisy Alphabet by Adam F. Watkins – Introduces the letters and their sounds through a group of robots who attempt to build the alphabet. Preschool – Kindergarten
Brown Rabbit’s Shapes by Alan Baker – A simple story of Brown Rabbit exploring shapes in this book filled with cute playful artwork making a fun early concept book for kids. Preschool – Kindergarten
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Do you have any fun letter R books to recommend to us for next time? Share them in the comments below!
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