As for books……
Some Favorite Books to Read Aloud for the Under 7 Age Group: (no order)
As always, please preview, pre-read and see if you think it is right for your child and your family:
Any Elsa Beskow books
The Chicken Who Wanted to Fly, Dora Duck and the Juicy Pears, Am I Really Different – Evelien van Dort
Any Room for Me? And The Pancake That Ran Away – Loek Koopmans
The Apple Cake – Nienke Van Hitchum
Pico the Gnome – Martina Muller
The Mouse and the Potato and Stan Bolivan and the Dragon – Thomas Berger
The Story of the Root Children and The Princess in the Forest – Sibylle von Offers
Peter William Butterblow – CJ Moore (poems)
When the Sun Rose, Grandfather Twilight – Barbara Helen Berger
The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Peter’s Chair – Ezra Jack Keats
The Tomten, The Tomten and the Fox – Astrid Lindgren
Make Way for Ducklings, Blueberries for Sal, Time of Wonder, One Morning in Maine – Robert McCloskey
Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer – Gerda Muller (no words, just pictures)
Tales of Tiptoes Lightly (series)- Reg Down – great for six and seven year olds
Teddy Robinson – a favorite, favorite, favorite for the five and a half to seven year olds.
Milly Molly Mandy Stories (series) – for six year olds and seven year olds.
Just a few thoughts from my little corner of the world.