STEAM Storytime Spotlight: Build & Break

Once a month, my library presents STEAM Storytime in place of Preschool Storytime. Here's a recent plan centered on constructive block play. Sing: Hi, Hello & How Are You? Welcome/Intro Welcome to STEAM Storytime! Today we’re focusing on Engineering. Research shows that constructive play (creating and building with different types of materials) supports children’s physical,… Continue reading STEAM Storytime Spotlight: Build & Break

STEAM Storytime Spotlight: Boxitects

Every November and December, I ask my library teammates to save their spare boxes for a special box-themed storytime. It's a great way to re-use all the holiday packages people get in the mail and a super popular program! Rhyme: Bread and Butter* Welcome/Introduction Welcome to STEAM Storytime, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art… Continue reading STEAM Storytime Spotlight: Boxitects

LSC Journal Club Reflections: Not All Screen Time is Created Equal

Our second Denver Metro Area LSC meet up was a long-delayed blast! This time we munched on delicious snacks at The Denver Bicycle Cafe while we dug deep into the subject of screen time. Julie (from Tales for the Tiny) started us off with an icebreaker where we shared our favorite personal apps. I'm always on… Continue reading LSC Journal Club Reflections: Not All Screen Time is Created Equal