According to the International Reading Association: “Good listening skills are essential for good speech, vocabulary and language development. Children will become readers only if their emotions are engaged, their imaginations stretched and stirred.”
Unless otherwise noted, these are all off-site links with whom I have no commercial connection.
If your child seems to best remember by learning songs, this may be a resource for you.
Real kids talking about real concerns. Great for those long car trips. Available via download and CD. Click and listen before you buy. 1-800-333-7858.
Eye in the Ear
Fairy tales, fables and folklore, American History and Bible story collections bring classic children’s stories to life.
Growler Tapes Audio Adventures
Growler stories are known for sophisticated audio production, story content, and a hefty dose of non-traditional thinking. Also available on CDs.
Jim Weiss, Storytelling – Greathall Productions
Jim weaves magic into the stories from the Bible, from Shakespeare, and classic tales such as Robin Hood, King Arthur, the Jungle Book and more.
Children’s author and one-man symphony of story. Listen online, purchase stories online, or invite him to your next homeschool conference to entertain the children and teach the adults to storytell.