Want an instant listening center? Here are enough audio stories to practically last you the entire year. Use these qr codes pages to lead your students right to an audio story. It’s a perfect solution for a listening center if you’ve got the tools.
I’ll also include affiliate links to the actual books so you can check them out online if you haven’t heard of them.
Listening Center Starters
Themed Audio Stories
Rainy Day Stories – This is the perfect thing to pull out in April or for rainy day recess. Stories like Otto’s Rainy Day, It Looked Like Spilt Milk, James and the Rain and A Book of Seasons are included.
Free Online Audio Stories
How to Make Your Own QR Code Listening Center Books – Use a smartphone app and label each book you read aloud with a qr code. You’re set to go! This tutorial is golden – no more needing to buy audio books.
12 Audio Stories – Here is a collection of free online stories for kids. Includes stories like Should I Share My Ice Cream?, Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late, This Is Not My Hat, Creepy Carrots and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.
There you have it – 12 sets of audio stories ready to go. Simply download and print them to use in the classroom with your smartphones, tablets or iPads. What a neat way to bring in technology to build on your students love of reading.