Books provide emotional security, spark curiosity, build on the child’s vocabulary, unleash their imagination and practices their focus. This is according to the article on the Importance of Books for Children.
Here are some books that have hit the shelves of the Robins Class:
There’s the Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert in which they learned the ingredients they need for the Macaroni Vegetable Soup that they cooked in class. With this big book, they enjoyed munching the huge fruits displayed on the pages even before it was fit for picking by the farmers in the story.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is where they saw a caterpillar munch through different food. Just like the caterpillar. Afterwards, the Robins filled their tummies with fruits just like the caterpillar after the classs prepared their Apples and Bananas Kebab.
Curious George and the Pizza had them craving for a real pizza just like George. The fact that they have been constantly getting it from the shelf only proves how much they love this book .
They were eager to see the animals behind the flaps when they were read I Went to the Zoopermarket by Nick Sharatt. Formed out different food, the animals had them pointing when they recognize what animals they are.
The Robins really enjoy Story Time because they get to listen to stories and see colorful illustrations that make their imagination run wild. What are you waiting for? Grab a book and start reading with your child now. It’s never too late to make story time a habit.