Baby Storytime Spotlight: Pigs, Ponies & Puppies

Blogging this about another throwback, fun farm-themed baby storytime from pre-pandemic times! Sing: Good Morning to You* Welcome This morning I had us introduce ourselves, our babies and their ages. We had a few recent birthdays to celebrate, so we sang... Sing: Happy Birthday to You Rhyme: This is Big, Big, Big (x2)* Gosh those… Continue reading Baby Storytime Spotlight: Pigs, Ponies & Puppies

Baby Storytime Spotlight: Rhymes of a Feather

Soooooo I just found out we're bringing back our full in-person storytime schedule after summer. While I have complicated and conflicted feelings about this decision, it has given me the much-needed impetus to brush off previous storytime plans and blog! Hoping this will help get my brain back in the storytime groove. Here's one of… Continue reading Baby Storytime Spotlight: Rhymes of a Feather

Virtual Storytime Spotlight: 2020 Favorites

My last virtual storytime fell on December 31st! We celebrated the end of 2020 at last with some of my favorite picture books that were published last year. Highlights below; full script available by clicking here. Sing: Hi, Hello and How Are You?* Welcome During my welcome, I reminded the audience to grab something they could… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: 2020 Favorites

Toddler Storytime Spotlight: Sounds All Around

I presented this plan to a toddler group the same morning I shared Night Sounds with our mixed-age family crowd. Like that plan, I love how everything in this storytime revolved around phonological awareness and gave me many messaging opportunities (in case if my planned message moment didn't work out). We started with sounds round… Continue reading Toddler Storytime Spotlight: Sounds All Around