Staying organized is hard! Using read alouds with our students, we can help them understand how important it is. Read alouds can help teach this important SEL skill. Here are a few picture books about staying organized.
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Just a Mess by Mercer Mayer
Little Critter just can’t find his baseball mitt! It turns out that he has made quite the mess inside his bedroom. After doing some cleaning, he finally finds it!
Berenstain Bears & the Messy Room by Stan and Jan Berenstain
Brother and Sister Bear’s room is a MESS. They are constantly arguing over who should clean instead of working together. When Mama finally steps in, they find a solution to the mess.
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It was Just Right Here by Bryan Smith
Blake is always losing things! With the help of his teacher and parents, he learns the steps to getting organized.
Pigsty by Mark Teague
Wendell’s room is a mess. It is so messy, that pigs have started to move in with him! Finally the pigs offer to help him clean up the mess and get organized.
A Little Spot of Organization by Diane Alber
In this story, a few little “spots” come in and help kids organize their room. They even help them create a schedule and learn helpful tools to keep them organized!
Want more book titles? Check out this blog post for picture books about self management skills!
What are some other picture books about staying organized that you read aloud in your classroom?
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