Opposites Storytime – revised
Learning concepts such as opposites is important to kindergarten readiness. Plus, many picture books on opposites are great! You can make them call and response by encouraging your audience to call out the opposites. For a craft project, make one of these simple ideas: Opposites Theme for Preschool (preschool-plan-it.com) .
Arena, Jen. Marta! Big & Small. With a few Spanish words mixed in, Marta explores an imaginary zoo filled with opposites.
Ericson, Nora. Dill & Bizzy: Opposite Day. Unusual bird Bizzy and ordinary duck Dill spend the day together even though they are very different from each other.
Gee, Kimberly. Mine, Mine, Mine, Yours! A boy and his Dad play during a day full of opposites.
Gee, Kimberly. Up, Up, Up, Down. A toddler and Dad play and encounter many examples of opposites.
Hood, Susan. Double Take! A New Look at Opposites. In this rhyming story, a boy and elephant notice many opposites as they explore the city.
Le, Minh. The Perfect Seat. While searching for the perfect place to read together, father and child moose describe discarded locations as opposites, such as too rough or too slippery.
Pilgrim, Cheryl. Big and Little: A Story of Opposites. Two dogs demonstrate many opposites in this dynamic story.
Rylant, Cynthia. We Love You, Rosie! Two siblings who appear to be Black play with their dog and notice lots of opposites in this charming story.
Twohy, Mike. Stop, Go, Yes, No! A dog and cat demonstrate opposites in this action-packed story.
Wilson, Karma. Big Bear, Small Mouse. The title characters notice many opposites between their animal friends.
See the earlier version of this storytime outline: Opposites Storytime Ideas (bayviews.org)