Flannel Friday: The Great Big Carrot

I'm having tons of fun this summer making enlarged props for outside storytime! Some of my favorite flannel stories adapt so well to the giant foam board - like the story of The Great Big Carrot: If you're unfamiliar with this story, it's very similar to the Russian folktale "The Enormous Turnip." A bunny comes… Continue reading Flannel Friday: The Great Big Carrot

Baby Storytime Spotlight: Baby Bakers

I am loving all the new baby rhymes I'm learning as I challenge myself to try a different theme for baby storytime every week! Here's how baking with the babies went last Friday: *Sing: Good Morning to You Welcome & Introductions: What's a Question You Have About Baby? Today I encouraged caregivers to share a… Continue reading Baby Storytime Spotlight: Baby Bakers

Preschool Storytime Spotlight: Sweet Treats for Snowy Days

Guess who got to sub and do preschool storytime last week?! I was so excited when this opportunity arose. Preschool storytime is my absolute favorite! It was the first day of winter break for our schools, so boy did I have a lot of kiddos (and siblings) to corral. We ended up having a blast… Continue reading Preschool Storytime Spotlight: Sweet Treats for Snowy Days