Baby Storytime Spotlight: Pigs, Ponies & Puppies

Blogging this about another throwback, fun farm-themed baby storytime from pre-pandemic times! Sing: Good Morning to You* Welcome This morning I had us introduce ourselves, our babies and their ages. We had a few recent birthdays to celebrate, so we sang... Sing: Happy Birthday to You Rhyme: This is Big, Big, Big (x2)* Gosh those… Continue reading Baby Storytime Spotlight: Pigs, Ponies & Puppies

Virtual Storytime Spotlight: B is for Bedtime

Sing: Hello, Hello* Welcome During my welcome and pre-storytime announcements, I asked the grown-ups to find a substitute scarf for their child and stay nearby throughout storytime to help type answers in the chat box. I also thanked them profusely for making reading a part of their bedtime routine, because... Lit Tip: Reading Routines &… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: B is for Bedtime

Thursday Thoughts: Looking at Virtual Storytime through E-AIMS Again

Hard to believe it's been a year since my first virtual storytime and blogging about using the Zero to Three E-AIMS framework! Thought I'd check in and share how this helpful model continues to influence my virtual storytime practice. According to Zero to Three, a developmentally appropriate and high quality screen time experience for young… Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Looking at Virtual Storytime through E-AIMS Again

Baby Storytime Spotlight: Rhymes of a Feather

Soooooo I just found out we're bringing back our full in-person storytime schedule after summer. While I have complicated and conflicted feelings about this decision, it has given me the much-needed impetus to brush off previous storytime plans and blog! Hoping this will help get my brain back in the storytime groove. Here's one of… Continue reading Baby Storytime Spotlight: Rhymes of a Feather