Today is World Read Aloud Day!
Go here for more information about World Read Aloud Day and to download a packet of information.
Grab your favorite kid or two (or seven), and read a book aloud. I’ve talked about this subject a lot around these parts. Here is a round-up of some of my favorite posts about read aloud.
An entire month of read aloud here; I wrote a post about read aloud every day for 31 days a few years ago. You can see all those posts here: 31 Days of Read-Aloud
Favorites among those? How not to suck at read-aloud and a few of our favorite kids books that have been made into movies.
Fantastic read-alouds that teach kids life lessons – these excellent books subtly teach important lessons to kids without beating them over the head with a moral. And they’re enjoyable for adults too – very important!
Is your voice tired from reading aloud? You can get free audio books from Amazon Prime via the Audible app.
How to teach math with read alouds – great for afterschooling, or for injecting some fun into your math homeschool curriculum
Don’t stop reading aloud just because your kids get older! They still love it and need it. The whys and hows of reading aloud to teens.
See all the posts tagged read aloud here.
Do you have the classic book by Jim Trelease? The Read-Aloud Handbook – hundreds of ideas of awesome read-alouds for kids of all ages and interests, including reviews and research into why reading aloud is so great for kids.
Are you doing anything special for World Read Aloud Day?
I didn’t know there was a “World Read-Aloud Day”! How awesome is this! I read with our five-year-old daily, in fact she has won prizes at school for ‘reading’ the most, thank you for this post and for all the reading aloud information in it!
you’re so welcome!