This book companion includes fun language learning activities to complement, The Napping House by Audrey and Don Wood, as well as various methods on how to promote your child’s language and early literacy skills.
Going on a Picture Walk:
-Pre-reading questions to stimulate interest and curiosity
-Pre-reading draw a picture activity
Ask questions and make comments to activate prior knowledge and to make reading a new book a more personal and meaningful experience.
-Making connections worksheet
-Vocabulary sorting mats - Have your child sort the synonyms for sleep, awake, and cozy to become further familiarized with these new vocabulary words.
-Vocabulary puzzles – Have your child match up the pictures and encourage them to practice reciting the lyrical phrases. All my clients and my daughter LOVED this activity. FYI - The black and white images are more challenging to match up.
-Stacking Activities – Fun, hands-on activity to promote storytelling skills.
-Storytelling Map - A story map is a visual support to help children learn important aspects in a story.