Laughter brings people together. It lightens the stress of a school day. Funny read alouds need to be a staple in your classroom to keep our students free of stress and give them some time to just enjoy laughing! (Especially living with the pandemic!)
Funny Read Alouds For Any Age!
Get those feel-good chemicals moving and give the students something to smile about with these amazingly funny read alouds that are available right now! Don’t wait! Start reading 8 hilarious read alouds with your kids today!
1. Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
This hilarious book is sure to get a few giggles. Dad chicken is reading a bedtime story to his daughter chicken and she just keeps interrupting and changing the fairy tales endings! This one is a cute one with a lesson about not interrupting written in a clever way, but also sweet and funny too!
2. I say Ooh You say Ahh by John Kane
Ooh, ahh, ooh, ahh! Follow directions with this funny read aloud! This book is great for reading aloud as it is completely interactive! Students must follow directions and listen carefully to interact with the book! The story is perfect for little learners and they will find so much delight in it! The laughter will be contagious as the children jump into this one all together!
3. Lady Pancake Sir French Toast by Josh Funk
What happens when Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast realize that there is only one drop of syrup left? It is a full on race through all of the food in the fridge! This book has a great story, rhyme, and some incredible vocabulary to discover with a theme in the end, along with it being quite hilarious!
4. Scrambled States of America by Laurie Keller
Are you looking to review geography in a funny way? This is the read aloud for you! The states decide to switch places to see different parts of the United States! Alaska switches with Texas! Review the shapes of states and some facts too. This whacky tale is fun for all ages!
5. Teacher from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler
This classic tale of the fire breathing teacher is just incredible! Talk about a funny tale using some lessons embedded and this one takes on a life of its own without fairy tales or princesses. You could say this one is a bit of darker humor. The teacher quite literally eats her disruptive students, but the book is lighthearted and all kids will enjoy realizing some of their one back to school fears with this one! There is part of a series too!
6. Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang
It is alright to be grumpy sometimes. This incredible book is literally about a grumpy monkey. This monkey just can’t seem to get out of his bad mood and it provides for a truly funny tale. This is great for teaching kids about their emotions and some emotions aren’t always fun to deal with! Some feelings are just confusing! Sometimes it is just fine to not be happy. Enjoy the lesson along with the humor!
7. Mosquitoes can’t Bite Ninjas by Jordan P. Novack
Who doesn’t love a good ninja tale? Ninjas are stealthy and quick and mosquitoes can’t get them! This adorable read aloud would be great for your ninja loving students and has a hilarious twist ending that students will not expect! Everyone can relate to not wanting to get bit by a mosquito!
8. We Don’t Eat our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
Penelope Rex is going to school, but she is going to a school full of humans! This adorable tale has some incredible lessons to learn as it is hilarious as Penelope really has to try hard not to eat her classmates! Teaching empathy and kindness is not easy and this book does it well with opportunities for laughter!
Funny Read Alouds For Class
Funny read alouds are some of the best read alouds. It is so much fun watching students laughing, learning and having a great time, while reading! Check out these wonderful read alouds by all different authors and different topics. They are all great for early elementary students and I know the laughter will be contagious when jumping into these 8 super funny read alouds!
If you are looking for information on guided reading groups or skilled based reading groups. Totally check out this blog post HERE!