Baby Storytime Spotlight: Families and Food

Speaking of my recent posts about baby storytime messaging and flavored flannel popcorn, I thought I should share how my first storytime went at my new library! Being Black Friday, it was a very small (but mighty) group. *Sing: Good Morning to You Welcome & Introductions: What is Baby's Favorite Food? We introduced ourselves, our… Continue reading Baby Storytime Spotlight: Families and Food

Thursday Thoughts: Baby Storytime and Behavior Messages

Last week I blogged about starting storytime with gratitude. My sample messages were all from toddler or family storytime, so I wanted to talk a bit about storytime messaging with infants and caregivers. Baby storytime is extra special! Oftentimes baby storytime is a family's very first experience with the library. It's so, so important that… Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Baby Storytime and Behavior Messages

Storytime Spotlight: Ocean (Baby Time)

After an embarrassingly long hiatus, here's the storytime plan I used with my last Flannel Friday ocean post... in July... yikes! This was such a fun day and one of my first times using the parachute with babies. They loved it!   *Sing: Good Morning to You Welcome & Set Expectations *Rhyme: This is Big,… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Ocean (Baby Time)

About My Baby Storytimes

I have worked for three different libraries and seen so many different ways to do baby storytimes! It seems every system and every storyteller has a special way of doing things. Here's what's been working well for me: WELCOME SONG: GOOD MORNING TO YOU Good morning to you. Good morning to you. Good morning, dear… Continue reading About My Baby Storytimes