10 Reader’s Theater Resources

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Reader’s Theater is a literacy activity where scripts are adapted from works of children’s literature and each child takes on the role of a character from the story. By acting out their parts, kids gain practice in reading aloud, including the use of proper inflection and expression and appropriate facial expressions and gestures. This is […]

10 Ways Middle Schoolers Can Have Fun with Writing

10 Ways Middler Schoolers Can Have Fun with Writing

Whether your middle schooler struggles with writing or aspires to be a novelist, these 10 activities will help him have fun with words while improving his composition skills. Fan Letters Middle school tends to be the time when many kids – especially girls – begin to develop an interest in and admiration for celebrities. Help […]

5 Tips for Using Wordless Books with Kids with Special Needs

5 tips for using wordless picture books with kids with special needs, plus a few book recommendations and other resources! {LibraryAdventure.com}

I’ve long been an avid fan of picture books, but, honestly, it took me a while to become excited about wordless picture books. But, now that I see their numerous benefits (and how amazing they can be), I’m a dedicated fan of several phenomenal wordless masterpieces. My son with special needs┬áloves to read. He really […]

5 Picture Books to Practice One-to-One Correspondence

5 Picture Books to Practice One-to-One Correspondence Counting {LibraryAdventure.com} - useful books for preschoolers or kids with special needs

A key skill learned in preschool years is one-to-one correspondence in counting. One-to-one correspondence means your child can count each object within a group by touching it and saying the corresponding number. Mastery of this concept provides initial knowledge to foundational math skills (like addition and subtraction) and proves the child understands that each object […]

What Should I Read to My Baby?

What Should I Read to My Baby? - 8 Suggestions from LibraryAdventure.com

If you have or work with young children, you have undoubtedly heard about the importance of reading to them from birth. What might have you stumped, though, is exactly what you should read to a baby in his or her first year of life. Here are some specific examples of read-aloud material you can share […]