How to Make Read Alouds Memorable with Amazing Hands-On Play
Once upon a time, I had this idea of what our read alouds would look like. And while I have always been a huge proponent for play-based education, I didn't really imagine play during our read-aloud time. Instead, I pictured our family snuggled up together under a cozy blanket with a teetering tower of delicious books by our side. As I read, our home would be blanketed in silence, all would be calm. I imagined us reading for hours, my children hanging on my every word. This, my friends, was a read aloud fantasy. In reality, our read alouds are anything but calm