Does your preschooler love reading?
Here are 20+ powerful ways to introduce character, plot, setting, and sequence of events with your preschooler.
Retelling a story with my preschooler is my favorite. I know from my experience in education that my preschoolers will be asked to:
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Every month I team up with bloggers around the globe to share the very best preschool activities for retelling a book.
From food retells, to art projects, here are the very best 20+ preschool book activities:
Preschool Book List and Activities:
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Preschool activities for Mouse Count:
Using Paper Rolls and Blocks – Days with Grey
Count to 10 with Counting Mice Rocks + DIY Video – The Mama Workshop
Preschool activities for Owl Babies
Retell with Feathers and Cotton Balls – Days with Grey
Owl Mask – The Mama Workshop
Preschool Activities for The Very Hungry Caterpillar
DIY Gameboard – Days with Grey
Day of the Week Pocket Craft – The Mama Workshop
Preschool book activities for Caps for Sale
Pom Pom Cap Tower – Days with Grey
Stacking Caps with Play-doh – The Mama Workshop
RECIPE – Frozen Monkey Tails – Veggies and Virtue on Instagram
Preschool book activities for The Watermelon Seed
DIY Cardboard Slice of Watermelon – Days with Grey
Number Watermelon Seed Match – The Mama Workshop
Watermelon Slime – The Littles and Me
Watermelon on a Stick – Veggies and Virtue
Preschool book activities for Dragons Love Tacos
Super Spicy Salsa Jello Wash – Days with Grey
House and Tacos Letter Craft – The Mama Workshop
Build Your Own Taco Bar – Veggies and Virtue
Slime + Free Printable – U Ready Teddy
Fire Breathing Dragon Craft – Grace, Giggles, and Naptime
Preschool book activities for The Tree; A Peek-Through Picture Book
Clothespin Season Tree – Days with Grey
DIY Season Tree Puzzle – The Mama Workshop
Splat Pat Season Tree – Glued to My Crafts
Water Colors and Chalk Pastels Tree – Instagram @Cara.raisingkinley