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During Tot school with the girls we focus on one letter each week. This week is the letter Z. Here is our Tot School Letter Z 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 Z Books:
Here are the books we read:
Z Goes Home by Jon Agee – Everybody has a job to do, and so does the letter Z. But when the workday’s done, Z goes home and passes many characters on his way. Preschool – 2nd Grade
Zero the Hero by John Holub – The other numbers don’t think zero is worth much but when they run into trouble zero comes to the rescue. 1st – 5th Grade
Zella, Zack and Zodiac by Bill Peet – Zella saves Zack when he was a baby. When Zack grows up he protects Zodiac, Zella’s foal. Preschool – 3rd Grade
Z Is for Zookeeper: A Zoo Alphabet by Roland Smith – A different approach to the typical animal alphabet books, this one covers the various jobs of the zookeeper. 1st – 4th Grade
Zachary Zebra’s Zippity Zooming by Barbara deRubertis – Zachary is normally zooming around but he over slept and is now having bad luck. Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
The View at the Zoo by Kathleen Long Bostrom – A book about all the silly things animals at the zoo do. Preschool – 3rd Grade
If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss – Gerald McGrew imagines all the different kinds of animals he’d have if he had his own zoo. And all the adventures he’ll go on in order to acquire the animals. Preschool – 3rd Grade
Put Me in the Zoo by Robert Lopshire – Spot believes he belongs in the zoo, so he shows his young friends what he can do. Preschool – 2nd Grade
AlphaOops!: The Day Z Went First by Alethea Kontis – Z is tired of going last and decides he should go first. But it’s not long before other letters have different opinions and hilarious chaos erupts. Preschool – 3rd Grade
Two At The Zoo by Danna Smith – A young boy and his grandpa count their way through the zoo. Preschool – Kindergarten
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Do you have any fun letter Z books to recommend to us for next time? Share them in the comments below!
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Love the activity.