World Read Aloud Day

February 5, 2020

We celebrated World Read Aloud Day all day thanks to many staff members who took time out of their school days to share literature with us!

I read the first book of the day. An old favorite, which was a gift from my mom as part of her longtime support for Heifer Project International.

My kids were taken with how excited Beatrice is to go to school. 😊

Our 2nd read aloud was by a 2nd grader who practiced and showed off for us!😊

After morning recess, Ms. Diana came during her prep period to share a beautiful book.

We made crowns – one of my favorite things to do with kindergarteners!
My friend, Kaycee, is really good at taking a group selfie including herself. I am not.
Mr. Graves came to read Little Taco Truck, which I think I learned about from Pernille Ripp’s instagram feed. She’s a huge advocate for diverse 📚. We Need Diverse Books is also a great resource. 😊
We gave him a 👑 and he didn’t hesitate to put it on!
We’re still working on group pictures. 😂
We were really lucky to spend time with our 4th grade buddies! They practiced reading their favorite books from kindergarten to share.
This afternoon, Coach Jon came to share 2 books from 1 of his favorite Maine authors, Chris Van Dusen.
Everyone had a lot of ideas about what they’d like if they designed their own house!
Lastly, Ms. Edwards brought the 1st graders over to share one of her many favorite picture books, Miss Rumphius. This book makes me so nostalgic for New England, where Jon, Christina and I all grew up.

Happy Reading! 😊

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