Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Forts, Fall Leaves & Other Red Things

It's One Book Colorado Time! Usually released in April, this year's free book for four year olds across the state was delayed by pandemic problems until fall. This recent virtual storytime plan celebrated the winner (The Little Red Fort by Brenda Maier and Sonia Sánchez) and other red things - like fall leaves and apples… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Forts, Fall Leaves & Other Red Things

Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Rainy Day Feels

This storytime plan was inspired by our recent wacky September weather - as in 90 degree weather one day and rain/snow the next! Highlights below; full script available by clicking here. Sing: Hi, Hello and How Are You?* Welcome Sing: If You're Ready for a Story...* Read: Rain! by Linda Ashman We looked at the… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Rainy Day Feels

Flannel Friday: Some Big Dark Clouds

Back with yet another piggyback flannel for my favorite tune! Photograph: Five grey flannel clouds set against a black flannel board background. Blue raindrops fall from the clouds. Some Big Dark CloudsTune: A Ram Sam SamSome big dark clouds, some big dark clouds.(hold hands far apart)Raindrops falling down from some big dark clouds.(wiggle fingers down… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Some Big Dark Clouds

Filming Virtual Storytimes Webinar Archives & Follow Up Questions

So the blog has been pretty quiet lately... for obvious reasons! There's many more important conversations to listen to right now, and many more important people to learn from than me and my blog. One less obvious reason it's been quiet on here is that I've been super busy with CLEL (Colorado Libraries for Early… Continue reading Filming Virtual Storytimes Webinar Archives & Follow Up Questions