Read-Aloud with Wonder
adaptable for online, playful, ages 4+
Materials: A favorite book you have read often; or, if you want to play on Zoom, it works well if you and your family/friend both have the same book.
How To: Take turns, in person or online, giving suggestions or ‘challenges’ for how to read the next page using the images and/or text as inspiration for exploring new perspectives. For example, in this video my friend Dylan and I are reading the book Goodnight Moon together and I asked her to read as a cow would read the words; then she asked me to describe the mittens and gloves in the illustration. The goal is to discover and rediscover wonder even in the most familiar of ‘places’.
Time it takes: 15+ minutes