Have you ever noticed how many transportation books have great sounds? And how many animal books have great sounds? Well, during our latest phonological awareness focus month, I put these two together and tried a new storytime plan: animals on the "moove!" Here's how it went with my regular mixed-age Saturday storytime group. *Sing: Good… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Animals on the “Moove”
We had our first snow this week, but I'm still dreaming of fun summer storytimes! Here's the last installment of our fun in the sun: Welcome & Set Expectations *Sing: Hands are Clapping Prop Talk: UnPack a Beach Bag I reached inside my bag for our first book and pulled out... sunglasses! "What are… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Sand & Sea (Toddler Time)
Songs and tips for getting started with a stretchy band in storytime!
Play is Not a Privilege: Reflections on Executive Function & Library Services for Children
Last week was a super fun theme... bedtime! I could not believe how many great books there were to choose from. Here's what I wanted to read with my family crowds this time around: Welcome/Opening Songs: This time around I wore fuzzy slippers and brought my teddy bear to story time. As always, the kiddos… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Bedtime for Families