Recorded Stories

Recorded Stories

Location: indoor

Materials: stereo with books on CD or phone and speaker

You don't have to be the one running story time, which can be so valuable during transitions where you need to be hands-on.

The first step is to figure out your technology. The deluxe version of this is if you have a real listening center with enough headphones for your kids to listen on. The headphones can make it easier for kids to focus on the story being played.

But you can make do with the technology you have simply by playing stories on a stereo or through a speaker that connects to your phone. The bonus to this set up is it gives kids the space to spread out a bit more.

Once you have your technology, you need to source your library of recordings. Here are some places to look: