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)

Storytime Spotlight: Bedtime for Families

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