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

Storytime Spotlight: It Started with a Little Mouse and Ended with a Noisy Night

Here's another fun flow storytime! Featuring my recent Mouse House flannel makeover in action. Welcome & Set Expectations *Sing: Clap Everybody & Say Hello Read: Good Night Owl by Greg Pizzoli This was actually my first time reading this book in storytime, because it's always bugged me that Owl is trying to sleep at night… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: It Started with a Little Mouse and Ended with a Noisy Night