Storytime Spotlight: It Started with a Birthday and Ended with Some Animals

We've all been there, right?! This is how I picture you reacting: But in this case the tagline does not refer to my actual 30th - I'm talking about our recent storytime! 🙂 I took a weekend off for my birthday and came back to storytime with some cake and candles in tow. Here we… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: It Started with a Birthday and Ended with Some Animals

Flannel Friday: Birthday Cake Makeover

You know that Maya Angelou quote about doing better when you know better? Now that I know how important variety is for supporting math talk and building vocabulary, I can't help but give my old flannels a makeover! In honor of my recent birthday, here are my new and improved Cake Candles: You can see… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Birthday Cake Makeover

Storytime Spotlight: C is for Cake & Cookies (Family Time)

As mentioned in my earlier toddler post, I try to share an alphabet or color-themed storytime once a month because it's such a great opportunity to ask open-ended questions.  I bring in a group of objects for the kids to talk about and compare how they are the same and different.  This month we did a… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: C is for Cake & Cookies (Family Time)