Poetry and Figurative Language Ideas! Idioms and puns are some of the hardest things to teach kids. Two books to use are by Tedd Arnold and the chapter book, Punished, as a read-aloud so we can talk about all the puns in the book.
Jack and the Beanstalk by Mindshapes: Jack and the Beanstalk is a standout version of the traditional story, told with some new twists and turns. Features in the app include highlighted words, interactivity connected to the text, and options to read or have the story read aloud. (Read an extended review with a few extra activities to try on KinderTown!) Ages: 4 to 8 Available on: Apple Source: iTunes