Sick/Get Well Storytime Ideas – Revised
Winter is the perfect time for stories on getting well after having a cold or flu. For a craft project, make get well cards.
Alda, Arlene. Iris Has a Virus. Iris catches a virus and wonders where she got this ‘bug.’
Bayer, Vanessa. How Do You Care for a Very Sick Bear? Two bear cubs are best friends; when one gets sick, the other helps him get better.
Bemelmans, Ludwig. Madeline. In this classic rhyming story, a little girl has appendicitis.
Dean, Kim. Pete the Kitty Goes to the Doctor. In this brief easy reader, Pete the Kitty has a stomachache.
Dewdney, Anna. Llama Llama Home with Mama. When he stays home from school while sick, Mama takes care of little Llama.
Harvey, Roger. Caillou Is Sick. Caillou has chickenpox and must stay in bed.
Ketteman, Helen. If Bear Had a Fever. If his mama was a doctor, how would she take care of sick animals?
Krall, Dan. Sick Simon. Simon spreads his cold to his classmates when he attends school even though he is sick.
Stead, Philip. A Sick Day for Amos McGee. A zookeeper is too sick to go to work, so the animals visit him at his home.
Wilson, Karma. Bear Feels Sick. After his forest friends help Bear when he is sick, he returns the favor when they come down with the same symptoms.