Baby Dance


Written by Katrina Germein
Illustrated by Doris Chang

For ages 0 to 0

This book is best for:
  • action verbs
  • modelling two-word combinations

Review

Baby Dance follows four Australian baby animals as they sing, play and dance the day away. Written in simple two-word combinations (e.g., baby claps, baby spins, baby nods, baby grins) and delightful rhyme, this book is perfect for modelling language to little ones.

This rhythmical story is a versatile board book. It’s gentle enough to be read as a bedtime story, but it can also be interactive and fun by joining in with the baby animals and copying their movements. This book is the perfect choice for modelling two-word combinations to children are still at the single word level. It’s also ideal for teaching children more action verbs - and they will love copying the baby animals’ actions with you.
 


Book Details

Narrative Structure: Action Sequence

Story Plot: Repetitive Tale

Themes:
  • animals - Australian

Speech and Language Targets

Grammar:
  • action verbs (clap, spin, bop, shake, move, crawl, hide, roll, slide, wave, yawn, sleep, blink, peep)
Rhyme & Sound Awareness:
  • rhyme
Book Info

Published by Raising Literacy Australia in 2016 (ISBN: 9780994385321)

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