Repetitive, circular, and cumulative stories are used in speech intervention frequently to encourage participation. Young listeners in pre-school through first grade especially enjoy these stories. Below is a list of repetitive storybooks that can be used for each month of the year. Click on the link for worksheets and activities that incorporate basic concepts, phonological awareness, and/or sequencing using vocabulary from the story.

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January | The Mitten by Jan Brett

February | The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

March | We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

April | Stuck by Oliver Jeffers | Atrapados (Spanish)

May | A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni

June or August | Hello Ocean by Pam Muñoz Ryan | Hola Mar (Spanish)

September | The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone

October | The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams

November | The Gigantic Turnip by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy

December | The Gingerbread Man by Catherine McCafferty | El Hombre de Pan de Jengibre (Spanish)

These products are designed to be used as companions to the books, not as a stand-alone products. Books are not included.