I don’t know about you, but my favorite dessert is cookies! I’ve gathered The Best Cookie Read-Alouds for you to share with your class. These would be a great addition to an end-of-the-year cookie-themed day! We have some great activities to go along with many of these books too!
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The Best Cookie Read-Alouds
The Cookie Fiasco by Dan Santat and Mo Willems
Hippo, Croc, and the Squirrels are determined to have equal cookies for all! But how? There are only three cookies . . . and four of them! They need to act fast before nervous Hippo breaks all the cookies into crumbs!
This is a super silly book just like their friends Elephant and Piggie.
The Last Chocolate Chip Cookie by Jamie Rix
This hilarious picture book reminds readers that being polite can go a long way!
There is one chocolate chip cookie left–and Jack is ready to eat it! But then his mom reminds him of his manners. He must offer the cookie to EVERYONE else first. So Jack offers it to all sorts of people–he even goes to space and offers it to an alien! This is fun to read aloud with lots of expressions, has an enjoyable ending, and some extra humor to discover in the pictures too.
Mr. Cookie Baker by Monica Wellington
Mr. Cookie Baker’s cookies are a neighborhood favorite. From mixing the dough to decoring the shapes after they come out of the oven, this book follows all the steps that Mr. Cookie Baker takes to make his sweet cookies.
The book even shares 4 great cookie recipes in the back that you can make.
Our Cooking Class How To Make Chocolate Chip Cookies would be a perfect hands-on activity to go along with this book. In this pack, the students are learning writing, sequencing, retelling, life skills, and much more. It’s a great hands-on activity to get the students excited to learn. Click here to check it out now.
The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
This is a great read-aloud picture book about friendship, sharing, and cookies that can also be used to introduce basic math concepts to young children.
We read The Doorbell Rang as one of our literacy snacks too. You can check out the snack idea and grab the FREE printable to go along with the book here.
The Duckling Gets A Cookie1? by Mo Willems
Our favorite pigeon is back again in this silly book. The Duckling asks for a cookie — and gets one! Do you think the Pigeon is happy about that?
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff
If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie, he’ll ask for a glass of milk. He’ll want to look in a mirror to make sure he doesn’t have a milk mustache, and then he’ll ask for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim….one of our favorite cookie books of course!
We have a ton of fun ideas to go along with this book too. Click here to check out this adorable free hat to make to go along with the book.
Or practice counting with these Milk and Cookies Counting Mats.
We have even more ideas to go along with this book too!
- Mouse Craft With Writing Prompts
- Real and Nonsense Milk and Cookies Word Sort
- Free Printable Cookie Counting Puzzles
Who Put the Cookies in the Cookie Jar? by George Shannon
It’s easy to take a cookie out of the cookie jar, just reach in, But how does it get there in the first place? It’s more complicated than you might think. Someone has to grow the wheat, milk the cow, harvest the sugarcane-everyone has a special job to do to make that cookie possible. This book takes you on the journey of a cookie show how many hands work together so that one hand can take the cookie out of the cookie jar.
That’s all of The Best Cookie Read-Alouds we have today. Do you have any others that you would add to the list?
See you next time!
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