Dolly Parton has recorded
For each book there is an 10 bedtime stories for kids, to support the Imagination Library.
Activity sheet (things to do related to the story)
Suggestions for reading the story
and some descriptions of more books like this one that your child may like
Here’s and example of one, where Dolly reads
Llama Llama Red Pajama
Here is the
, Activity Sheet , and Reading Tips More Book Suggestions
You can vote in the November election if you…
U.S. citizen*, and will be
18 years old by November 3rd, and are
registered to vote
If you are not registered to vote, Massachusetts residents can register to vote in the November 3rd election until
. – But do it Saturday, October 24th now.
For more information about voting, including for other states you can visit:
*Residents or Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories are U.S. citizens, but they can not vote for president or congress members. Other
particular restrictions may apply.
Here are things cooks do in the kitchen:
There are more verbs and a large
at eslbuzz.com kitchen picture dictionary
Here is a video from Rachel’s English with some suggestions for how to think more in English, and to help you speak more comfortably – without needing to translate from your native language first.
Look at things around you, and say their names – in English – in your head
Think in simple sentences
Have small conversations with yourself in English
Here’s a sweet song to sing with your young kids.
Shake It, by Jono
A great, relaxing activity for the kids – and maybe you too. Every weekday, Mo Willems gives a short drawing lesson on YouTube, and it has become very popular. Here’s the first one:
It’s supported by the , which also has an Activity Page for each video, that you can download. [ Kennedy Center ] Activity Page for Episode 1
They also just added English Subtitles [CC] that you can turn on when
watching in YouTube.
In case you’re not familiar with his books, here’s a reading of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus:
Quizlet Flashcards are a great way to learn new English words. There are many flashcard sets that let you study English words – translated from your native language. Here’s a large set of flashcards (more than 1000!) with English and Portuguese:
If viewing on your phone, it may be better to use the free Quizlet App (
, Apple ). Android
Here is a vocabulary Quizlet set for
, Spanish , Portuguese , Arabic Russian
You can find more of these – for any language – on
, or in the App, by searching for “ Quizlet.com ” (or whatever your native language is). Vocabulary English Chinese
Is it FEB-ROO-ARY? or FEB-YOU-ARY? Both are acceptable, but it is more common to hear someone say
Here you can
. listen to a variety of people pronounce “February” on YouGlish
And here’s a YouTube video about the different pronunciations…