STEAM Storytime Spotlight: The Inaugural Box Play Party!

It's getting to be that time of year when I host a special box storytime/play party! I sure do miss this program... and I'm sure my former teammates miss me recycling all their holiday boxes! This Throwback Thursday, I'm remembering the very first one back in January 2020. Rhyme: Bread & Butter* Play: Mr. Fox… Continue reading STEAM Storytime Spotlight: The Inaugural Box Play Party!

STEAM Storytime Spotlight: Build & Break

Once a month, my library presents STEAM Storytime in place of Preschool Storytime. Here's a recent plan centered on constructive block play. Sing: Hi, Hello & How Are You? Welcome/Intro Welcome to STEAM Storytime! Today we’re focusing on Engineering. Research shows that constructive play (creating and building with different types of materials) supports children’s physical,… Continue reading STEAM Storytime Spotlight: Build & Break

STEAM Storytime Spotlight: Boxitects

Every November and December, I ask my library teammates to save their spare boxes for a special box-themed storytime. It's a great way to re-use all the holiday packages people get in the mail and a super popular program! Rhyme: Bread and Butter* Welcome/Introduction Welcome to STEAM Storytime, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art… Continue reading STEAM Storytime Spotlight: Boxitects