Special Storytime Spotlight: Move & Groove with the Stretchy Band

We're bringing back our full storytime schedule come mid-August... and that also means the return of special storytimes! These "special" storytime one-offs take the place of our preschool storytime once a week. We've done STEAM, Mindfulness, Box Parties... the only limit is the storyteller's imagination! I'm scheduled to lead a Move & Groove our very… Continue reading Special Storytime Spotlight: Move & Groove with the Stretchy Band

Storytime Spotlight: Animals on the “Moove”

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”

Storytime Spotlight: Sand & Sea (Toddler Time)

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)