Storytime Spotlight: Trees & Leaves, Take One (Family Time)

Here's one of my favorite fun storytimes from this fall! This day I had a younger crowd, so this storytime definitely skewed on the toddler side. *Welcome & Set Expectations *Sing: This is the Way We Clap Our Hands... Read: Night Owl by Toni Yuly If you haven't run into Yuly before now, add her… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Trees & Leaves, Take One (Family Time)

Flannel Friday: Fall Is Not Easy & A Fun Twist

I FINALLY made a Fall is Not Easy flannel! I feel like I've leveled up as a children's librarian. If you haven't been exposed to this book before, it's a fun, silly story that makes an even better flannel. It's all about a tree that much prefers the other seasons to fall. Winter is easy… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Fall Is Not Easy & A Fun Twist

Flannel Friday: Early Math in the Pumpkin Patch

Interrupting my nostalgic summer storytime blog posts to bring you a fun fall flannel - PLUS a template! I've learned a lot this year about early math and have been working hard to include more opportunities for math talk in my storytimes. This means making flannels with specific variation in mind - e.g. size, length,… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Early Math in the Pumpkin Patch