Are you looking for some October read alouds to add to your classroom library? Interactive read alouds are one of my favorite October activities for kids! Below you will find some great titles that I have enjoyed reading to my students as well as my own children at home during the month of October.
This post features the following October read alouds:
- Fall Books
- Pumpkin Books
- National Bullying Prevention Month Books
- Day of The Dead Books
- Halloween Books
- Fire Safety Books
- Monster Books
- Skeleton Books
- Witch Books
- Spider Books
- Bat Books
- Substitute Teacher Books
- Hispanic Heritage Month Books
12 October Read Aloud Topics
Check out the list of 12 October read aloud topics you need in your classroom library.
1. Fall Books for Kids
This list of fall books for kids includes picture books about the changing of the seasons, temperatures dropping, leaves falling, and trees changing. A few titles included on this list are Fletcher and the Falling Leaves, Little Boo, and Little Tree.
2. Pumpkin Books for Kids
3. National Bullying Prevention Month Books
4. Day of the Dead Books
Day of the Dead is celebrated between late October to early November. These Day of the Dead Books feature stories about ghosts, skeletons and celebrating culture and holiday traditions. A couple of books included on this list are The Dead Family Diaz and Gustavo.
5. Halloween Books
Halloween always takes place on October 31st. This list of Halloween Books features stories about pumpkins, witches, monsters and some creepy, yet well known characters. Some titles included on this list are The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything, Pig the Monster, and Room on the Broom.
6. Fire Safety Books
Fire Safety Week takes place during the month of October. These Fire Safety Books include helpful books to help discuss and explore fire safety in your classroom. This list includes titles such as Dot the Fire Dog, Fireboat, and A Chair for My Mother.
7. Monster Books
8. Skeleton Books
9. Witch Books
10. Spider Books
These Spider Books are about spider webs, the life of a spider and how to get over having a fear of spiders! Some titles included on this list are The Very Busy Spider, Anansi the Spider, and I’m Trying to Love Spiders.
11. Bat Books
11. Substitute Teacher Books
October is when teachers often start to feel sick and need a day off which means they need a substitute for their class. Some helpful Substitute Teacher Books to teach your students how to behave for your sub include titles like Miss Malarkey Won’t Be in Today and Jamaica and the Substitute Teacher.
12. Hispanic Heritage Month Books
In closing, we hope you found this list of October read alouds helpful!