Kindergartners are asked to learn a parent’s phone number as one of the first tasks when they begin school. To help them prepare for kindergarten, hold a Telephone-themed storytime. For an art project, make these simple paper phones: https://images.brighthub.com/media/E4872D_telephone-craft.pdf .
Bemelmans, Ludwig. Madeline. When Madeline is sick in the middle of the night, Miss Clavel must phone for an ambulance.
Boynton, Sandra. Hippos Go Berserk! After two hippos talk to each other on the phone, the message is passed along until a wild party ensues in this delightful counting story.
Cowell, Cressida. Emily Brown and the Elephant Emergency. Emily wants to play but her mom keeps phoning to check on her.
Curtis, Jamie Lee. Me, Myselfie, and I: A Cautionary Tale. After mom receives a new phone, she excessively takes selfies and posts to social media.
Meddaugh, Susan. Martha Calling. Martha the talking dog wins a vacation after she answers the phone and takes a radio quiz.
Pleau-Murissi, Marilyn. Caillou: The Phone Call. Caillou has a toy phone but still feels left out when his mother receives calls.
Uff, Caroline. Happy Birthday, Lulu. Lulu receives a special phone call from Grandpa for her birthday.
Wells, Rosemary. Shy Charles. After his babysitter falls down the stairs, Charles must phone the emergency service for help.
Wells, Rosemary. Ten Kisses for Sophie! Plans for Aunt Prunella’s birthday go awry after a phone call changes the number of guests.