Scholastic Books and Activities
The Tennessee Department of Human Services and the Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation have partnered with Scholastic to provide all TDHS licensed child care providers with children’s books to support the development of Tennessee’s youngest learners. The TN CCR&R Early Literacy Team has developed free, downloadable activity sheets to accompany these books, to provide educators and families fun and easy ways to engage young minds.
Educator Activity Sheets
The age-appropriate activity sheets below have been designed for early childhood educators to use with the children in their classroom. This includes fun methods to connect with the story, as well as guidance for educators to help children learn about other topics such as science, math, social/emotional development, and more!
At the Farmer’s Market | Barnyard Banter | Be Curious! | Belly Breathe | Be You! | Chicka Chicka Boom Boom | Dog on a Frog | Ducklings | Drawn Together | Duck on a Bike | From My Window | Future President | Honey Bees | I Love You to the Moon and Back | I’m Happy-Sad Today | Little Happy Dreamer | Llamas With Lemonade | Lola Gets a Cat | Oh So Kind! |Peppa Loves Yoga | Princess Hair |Pete the Cat | Puppy Love | Read to Your Bunny | Red Shoes | Rita & Ralph’s Rotten Day | Row, Row, Row Your Boat | Super Peppa | Sing, Don’t Cry | Snow Leopards | The Best Kind of Bear | The Carrot Seed | The Field | This Shoe Needs a Foot | Tiny T. Rex and the Very Dark Dark | You Hold Me Up | Z is for Moose | We’ve Got the Whole World in Our Hands
Family Activity Sheets
Early literacy is crucial in children’s development. As such, these age-appropriate activity sheets are packed with fun ways for families to begin fostering a love of reading together. They also include other book recommendations, reading tips, and links to video read-alongs. It’s never too early to start reading to your children!
Recommended Age Group: Infant and Toddler
Barnyard Banter | Be Curious | Belly Breathe | Future President | I Love You to the Moon and Back| Little Happy Dreamer | Llamas With Lemonade | Oh So Kind! | Puppy Love | Read to Your Bunny | Row, Row, Row, Your Boat | The Carrot Seed
Recommended Age Group: Preschool
At The Farmer’s Market | Be You! | Chicka Chicka Boom Boom | Dog on a Frog? | Drawn Together | Duck on a Bike | Explore My World – Ducklings | Explore My World – Honey Bees | Explore My World – Snow Leopards | From My Window | I’m Happy-Sad Today | Lola Gets a Cat | Peppa Loves Yoga | Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes | Princess Hair | Red Shoes | Rita & Ralph’s Rotten Day | Sing, Don’t Cry | Super Peppa! | The Best Kind of Bear | The Field | This Shoe Needs a Foot | Tiny T.Rex and the Very Dark Dark | We’ve Got the Whole World in Our Hands | You Hold Me Up | Z is for Moose