December Monthly Activities

Books to Read!

A Boy, a Dog, a Frog and a Friend by Mercer Mayer
A Letter to Emily by Ezra Keats
A Weekend with Wendell by Kevin Henkes
Across the Alley by Richard Michelson
Animal Friends: A Collection of Poems for Children by Michael Hague
Are You Ready to Play Outside? by Mo Willems
Be Gentle! by Virginia Miller Boo's Dinosaur by Betsy byars
Bear Feels Scared by Karma Wilson
Billy the Great by Rosa Guy
Chester’s Way by Kevin Henkes
Do You Want to Be My Friend? by Eric Carle
Ernest and Celestine’s Picnic by Gabrielle Vincent
Fast Friends by James Stevenson
Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel
George and Martha Encore by James Marshall
Gossie and Gertie by Olivier Dunrea
Help!: A Story of Friendship by Holly Keller
I Know a Lady by Charlotte Zolotow
I Will Surprise My Friend! by Mo Willems
I’m Not Oscar’s Friend Anymore by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Lupe Vargas and Her Super Best Friend/Lupe Vargas y su super mejor amiga by Amy Costales
Making Friends by Fred Rogers
May I Bring a Friend? by Beatrice De Regniers
My Best Friend Moved Away by Nancy Carlson
My Cat Beany by Jane Feder
My Friend Jacob by Lucille Clifton
People by Peter Spier
Pete and Roland by Bob Graham
Stevie by John Steptoe
The Berenstain Bears and the Trouble With Friends by Stan Berenstain
The Lonely Moose by John Segal
The New Girl…and Me by Jacqui Robbins
Two Good Friends by Judy Delton
Wanted: Best Friend by A.M. Monson
Where are You Going? To See My Friend! by Eric Carle and Kazuo Iwamura
Who Will Be My Friends? by Syd Hoff


Original artwork by Helen Correll

Read & Rhyme

Jump into Books!

Page by Page, Page by Page
Come Along and Set the Stage
Climb Up Jack’s Beanstalk
Hear Aesop’s Animals Talk
Watch the Hungry Caterpillar walk
And become engaged!
Page by Page, Page by Page
Come Along and Set the Stage
Thing One or Thing Two
Horton Hears a Who
Fish Colors of Red or Blue
Page by page!

Monthly Activities

Wonderful Websites

  • Kerpoof – At this Disney owned site you can make artwork, create a card, animate a movie, and tell a story through words and pictures.
  • Starfall – Starfall guides students from learning the alphabet to early reading and beyond. The four sections include videos, guided stories, and a selection of stories featuring comics, plays, folk tales, and more!