A YouTube Dr. Seuss read aloud and book review, Hop on Pop.
Download your FREE storybook activity (link below)!
This short story is laid out in an easy-to-read format to encourage our precious ones to read ALL on their own.
Let’s dive in!
Why Is It So Good?
As part of Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection, you learn all sorts of wonderful things like:
- Silly rhymes
- Short words like ball, wall, pup, cup (to name a few)
- Simple sentences
Throughout the story, Dr. Seuss talks to you in a short text.
The goofy rhymes and bizarrely adorable characters hook you in an instant.
Due to its simplicity, this book is a great learning tool to enhance kids reading skills ages 2 to 5 years.
The story exposes you to beginner sight words like see, we, in, a, on, no, me (to name a few).
Sight words are common words used ALL the time in books (these words help us learn to read). 🙂
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What’s It About?
The humorous storyline introduces toddlers to fun words that rhyme like “See Bee”, “Cup Pup”, “Ball Wall”.
As you read along, you are exposed to these words in a sing-song fashion.
The bright-colored illustrations make it eye-catching to follow along!
Towards the end of the story, two kids are featured that HOP on their POP (hence, the book name).
But POP isn’t so keen on the idea of the kids hopping on his stomach!
Click below to listen to this fun read-aloud.
Hop on Pop Storybook Activity
Download the “Tracing Letters” storybook activity below!
Practice writing five words in uppercase, “WE HOP HOP ON POP”.
Tracing is a wonderful way to get your kiddo to learn writing.
Plus, it is a GREAT way to encourage fine motor skill development.
Practicing writing skills early on is important for a couple of reasons:
- Helps a child’s development
- Strengthens the smaller muscle groups in the hands, fingers, and arms
- Improves kids upper extremity movements with or without motor challenges
What Reviewers are Sharing …
Currently, the global reviews and ratings of Hop on Pop are 4.9 out of 5 stars on Amazon (which is incredible)!
Amazon is the largest online store in the world that houses a TON of customer reviews.
It is one of the most popular platforms when it comes to people sharing their opinion.
It provides a thorough snapshot of what people think about the product when there are hundreds to thousands of reviews.
So WHY are customers raving about Hop on Pop?
Here are common things people are sharing:
- A great beginner’s book.
- A wonderful story to read to young children.
- The rhyming words make it fun.
- Highly recommend this book to others.
- Makes a great gift (especially for Dad’s).
- Kids love it!
Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection
This book set is meant to inspire young readers!
The following classic reads are found in Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection:
- The Cat in the Hat
- One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
- Green Eggs and Ham
- Fox in Socks
- Green Eggs and Ham
The stories are FUN, educational, and engaging while being told through light-hearted rhymes.
With easy-to-read sentences, Dr. Seuss’s books allow young kiddos to hone their reading skills.
Hop on Pop is the perfect beginner tool for toddlers to enhance their reading skills.
If your child enjoys silly stories or Dr. Seuss’s books altogether, this one is for them!
There is nothing better than a good old-fashioned book in between your hands OR to add to your book collection to cherish for years on end. 🙂
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Book: Hop on Pop
Reading Ages: 2 to 5 Years
Written By: Dr. Seuss
Published By: Random House
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