Hand Songs™ products are designed to get little
and big readers moving!
Songs™ icons prompt active participation--and promote a deeply shared experience in the joy of reading.
Books with Endless Possibilities...
“There are endless possibilities with this
book . . . for early childhood and baby signing, ELL, and for children from homes with few opportunities or resources, in
which language development is in need of more modeling.”
Boulder Valley Schools
This title includes one song, two rhymes, and a poem—in Spanish, French,
Hindi, and Mandarin. It also includes the Hand Songs™ gestures for active reading, before activities, and
- What is inside
your book Read and Rhyme with Me?
Hand Songs™ are icons that represent words.
Each Hand Song™ icon also prompts a gesture, expression,
or other physical action.
These actions engage readers in reading.
Hand Songs™ = Active Reading
Hand Songs™ books give you the tools to make reading a rich and accessible experience.
process requires active participation.
When your child sees you ‘acting along’ with the text, you are displaying confidence with and excitement
about the text. This is a positive role model for reading. Your child or children will ‘act’ along with you.
teachers and assistants, and caregivers can make use of the activities.
The “Before” and “After” activities provide a structure that is often used
by teachers when teaching reading.
worry, though. The activities are simple, too!
You can choose what works best for you—or how much time you have.
You can use any part or all of the “Before” activities to get your child or group comfortable
with the text.
You can use the “After”
activities to help review and reinforce what they have read. This makes for a memorable reading experience.
Yes! We can provide you with articles that support the use of gestures in reading. And where applicable,
we can also provide government information about standards for reading. Contact us: email@example.com.
Hand Songs™ is also publishing books on math, science/technology,
and additional reading titles. Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.