Friday, March 30, 2007
Books on CD
My kids have rediscovered the joy of books on CD. Not just preschoolers love these. My oldest boy loves the Hank the Cowdog series. The audio CDs are wonderful. The author does the reading and uses all kinds of different voices and makes the story come alive. All the kids have enjoyed Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle. My three-year-old's current favorites are We're Going On A Bear Hunt and a storybook version of the movie Lilo and Stitch. The We're Going On A Bear Hunt CD is so engaging. It contains music with the telling of the story. It also has an echo game and encourages play by asking the children to move with the music and act out the story. My daughter likes to retell the story as the music plays. All of my kids have enjoyed this CD. Lilo and Stitch isn't great literature but the reason my daughter likes the CD is because it comes with a picture book to follow along with the reading. She loves listening for the chime to tell her when to turn the page. We found all of these CDs at the library.