Toddler Storytime Spotlight: Hoppin’ Boppin’ Bodies

Back in August, my library returned to indoor, in-person storytimes. For more about that, check out this post. I walked into this toddler storytime with the most trepidation. It had been some years since I led a toddler storytime even before the pandemic, and I worried about being out of practice. I also had no idea… Continue reading Toddler Storytime Spotlight: Hoppin’ Boppin’ Bodies

Toddler Storytime Spotlight: Sounds All Around

I presented this plan to a toddler group the same morning I shared Night Sounds with our mixed-age family crowd. Like that plan, I love how everything in this storytime revolved around phonological awareness and gave me many messaging opportunities (in case if my planned message moment didn't work out). We started with sounds round… Continue reading Toddler Storytime Spotlight: Sounds All Around

Storytime Spotlight: Trees & Leaves, Take One (Family Time)

Here's one of my favorite fun storytimes from this fall! This day I had a younger crowd, so this storytime definitely skewed on the toddler side. *Welcome & Set Expectations *Sing: This is the Way We Clap Our Hands... Read: Night Owl by Toni Yuly If you haven't run into Yuly before now, add her… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Trees & Leaves, Take One (Family Time)