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)

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: C is for Cookies & Cake (Toddlers)

It's been waaaaay too long since I shared some storytime reflections... Time flies when you're having fun! I try to share an alphabet or color-themed storytime once a month because it's such a great opportunity to bring in different objects for the kids to compare and discuss how they are the same and different.  This… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: C is for Cookies & Cake (Toddlers)