Reading Aloud Activity

Posted on Nov 26, 2014 | Resources

Animals Sing Aloha

Suggested Age: Preschool – Grade 1

Submitted by Dori Seatriz, School Librarian, Mililani Ike Elementary School

Book:  Animals Sing Aloha by Vera Arita


Learning the sounds of the alphabet and how to write them couldn’t be more enjoyable! Children can read or choose to sing the lyrics of this book following the musical score also written by author Vera Arita. Children will also become familiar with various things that the Hawaiian Islanders cherish.

Recommended Readings / Related Books:

  1. All Around the Islands by Vera Arita
  2. Can You Catch a Coqui Frog by Vera Arita
  3. Aloha Zoo by Jing Jing Tsong
  4. G is for Gecko: An Alphabet Adventure in Hawai’i by Jane Gillespie
  5. S Went Surfing illustrated by Ruth Moen Cabanting


Activity: What Animal Can You Draw?

See Activity Sheet Below.

Animals Sing Aloha Worksheet (PDF)