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Watching videos of storytimes can be a great way to support your child's reading development at home. You can find a video of almost any common book being read aloud now, sometimes even by the author of the book! Here are some of our favorite resources for storytime videos.
Mr. Limata is an Oakland educator who does live readings of children’s books aimed towards K-5th graders. You can find videos of past storytimes on his Youtube page or on Facebook page.
OUSD Storytime Video Menus
Click on the link to the grade level you want to see, then click on the book cover image and it will take you to a page that has a storytime video link + ideas for what adults can do before, during and after viewing.
Tandem has a great selection of storytime videos in English, Spanish, Cantonese, Tagalog, and more! Geared towards children 0-5.
Book Connections is a free resource for California Residents. They have thousands of storytime videos for PreK-12th grade.
Click on the book title and then look for "Video Book Reading or "Complete Reading videos"
WHAT IF MY FAMILY SPEAKS A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH?
If you speak a home language besides English and your child is learning to read in English, storytime videos can be a great way for families and children to access books together.
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