June 24, 2024

Read for the Record 2011 – Llama Llama

Did you pick up your hardback copy of Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney when it was a Kohl’s Cares book this summer??? 
I did!  Guess what?  It is the book for Read for the Record Day on October 6, 2011!

Jumpstart's Read for the Record

About Jumpstart’s Read for the Record:
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® is a national campaign that mobilizes adults and children to close the early education achievement gap by setting a reading world record. This annual campaign allows Americans to demand that all children receive the quality early education they deserve. On October 6, 2011, more than 2 million voices will call for an end to America’s early education achievement gap by reading Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney – setting a world record in the process! Get involved by pledging to read on October 6 and spreading the word to your friends and family. For more information and to get involved, visit www.readfortherecord.org!

You must have the book and the plush to match!!!   

 Make sure you check out some great activities from the Jumpstart Kids website ! 

Stop by Elle Belle’s Bows to see a fun craft to match this book! 

From Elle Belle’s Bows

Make a graphic organizer with “Mama Llama” in the middle and the lines coming off of it with the places she was and what she was doing.
Make a  text-to-self Venn diagram using the book Llama, Llama, Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney, like the one shown below from the Ohio Resource Center.

From the Ohio Resource Center

Click here for a maze to print and use.

Check out the Llama Llama website for some fun activities to try with your class.
You will want to check out this curriculum connection resource for many ideas.
Reading Rockets Shares Rhyming lessons that could be used with this book.
Toddler Approved shares a fun matching game.  Click here to view the how to of this game! 
Idea from Toddler Approved
Also check out the quilt problem solving!
If you are extra creative, why not make a cake like this???
Check out the free printable llama puppet here.
Watch & listen to the author read the story…

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