Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Taro Gomi Time

Sharing one of my recent virtual storytime plans today! Since we've re-opened for curbside services, I got to livestream this particular storytime from our storytime room. Being in a familiar space felt so nice and really helped me step into my storytime self! Since my library is livestreaming, I can't share the actual video with… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Taro Gomi Time

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

2018 Year in Review: Interactive Picture Books

Interactive picture books are THE BEST for reading in storytime and talking to families about print motivation. Did I miss a great book from 2018? Have you tried one of these titles yet? Was it a smashing success or a flop? Please share! ⭐️= favorite 👎= nope ⭐️Crunch the Shy Dinosaur by Greg Pizzoli If… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review: Interactive Picture Books

2018 Year in Review: Wordless & Nearly Wordless Picture Books

Back again with wordless/nearly wordless picture books for storytime! I LOVE books with minimal text because they help kids build narrative skills, visual literacy skills, and best of all- they can be read in any language. 🙂 Did I miss a great book? Have you tried one of these titles yet? Was it a smashing… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review: Wordless & Nearly Wordless Picture Books