A YouTube read aloud for kids and a book review of “Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?”

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Rated a top teacher’s pick, this classic sing-song rhyme will have your kiddo hooked and following along in no time!

Let’s dive in.

Why Is It So Good?

Suggested for ages 5 to 6 years, the story of “Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?” exposes you to beginning reading skills like:

  • Rhyming words
  • Word repetition
  • Sight wordswho-stole-the-cookie-from-the-cookie-jar-image
  • Simple sentences
  • House pets and other animals
  • Counting

On each page, you are one step closer to finding out WHO the cookie thief is by counting down from ten to one while meeting a new animal.

Through humorous rhymes and continuous word repetition kids master learning the words told in this sing-song text.

The story exposes you to beginner sight words like the, who, me, we, yes, you.

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?

There is a cookie thief on the loose!

The story unfolds as you count the disappearing cookies on each page to find out WHO ate the cookie from the cookie jar.

Along the way, you are introduced to house pets like a dog, cat, guinea pig, fish, bunny, and other animals too like a duck, bird, and frog.

As the countdown begins, each animal you meet reveals WHY they did not take the cookie.

So who could the cookie thief be?

The dog, the bunny, or the fish perhaps?

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Storybook Activity

Download the FREE counting activity below, “How many Cookies are in the Cookie Jar?”.

Practice counting and writing numbers one to eight.

Get creative by coloring the jars too!

The key focus of this activity is to “count sets” in order to develop an understanding of cardinality.

This means that when you count the items in a set, the last number counted tells you the SIZE of that set.

Are there LOTS of cookies in the jar or just a few?

You also realize the number you count stays “constant” in that set.

Meaning no cookies are being added or taken away from the jar.

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What Reviewers are Sharing…

Currently, the global reviews and ratings of “Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?” are 4.6 out of 5 stars on Amazon.


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 which is a great reference when it comes to people’s likes and dislikes about a product.who-stole-the-cookie-from-the-cookie-jar-book

So WHAT are reviewers saying about “Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?”

Here are the common reasons why people are rating this book between 4 to 5 stars:

  • Fun storyline
  • A wonderful learning tool to teach counting and numbers
  • Excellent book for toddlers
  • Kids enjoy counting the 3D cookies on each page

As one reviewer shares, “This is by far my Daughters favorite book.  She’s blind and enjoys counting the cookies that are raised.” ~ www.amazon.com

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Turn these Rhyming Words into a FUN Song!

Use the lyrics below to turn the rhyming words into a FUN song to sing with your kiddo!

“Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?”

“___________________ (insert any name here), stole the cookie from the cookie jar!”

“Who me?”

“Yes you!”

“Couldn’t be!”

“Then who?”

“___________________ (insert any name here) who stole the cookie from the cookie jar!”

“Who me?”

“Yes you!”

“Couldn’t be!”

“Then who?”

“___________________ (insert any name here) who stole the cookie from the cookie jar!” 

Keep repeating these lyrics to sing the song (usually five to ten times) and insert the name of your choice or allow your child to pick one.

You could use a family member’s name like grandpa or grandma, mom, dad, or even your family pet.

This is a silly singing activity to engage kids while they learn new words!

Final Verdict

“Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?” is a fantastic interactive book for toddlers to enhance their reading skills when it comes to learning new words AND how to count.

If your child enjoys fun rhymes, math, or animals, this book is for them!

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Product Details

Book: Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?

Reading Ages: 5 to 6  Years

Written By: Margaret Wang

Illustrated By: Christine Schneider

Designed By: Treesha Runnells

Published By: Piggy Toes Press

ISBN: 9781581173833

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