Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Out of This World

Rather than following the CSLP manual, my library creates its own summer reading theme. Our theme this year is "Books and Beyond." I had the first virtual storytime of the SRP season, and thus this storytime plan was born! Sing: Hello, Hello* Welcome During my welcome and pre-storytime announcements, I asked the grown-ups to stay… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Out of This World

Virtual Storytime Spotlight: B is for Bedtime

Sing: Hello, Hello* Welcome During my welcome and pre-storytime announcements, I asked the grown-ups to find a substitute scarf for their child and stay nearby throughout storytime to help type answers in the chat box. I also thanked them profusely for making reading a part of their bedtime routine, because... Lit Tip: Reading Routines &… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: B is for Bedtime

Thursday Thoughts: Looking at Virtual Storytime through E-AIMS Again

Hard to believe it's been a year since my first virtual storytime and blogging about using the Zero to Three E-AIMS framework! Thought I'd check in and share how this helpful model continues to influence my virtual storytime practice. According to Zero to Three, a developmentally appropriate and high quality screen time experience for young… Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Looking at Virtual Storytime through E-AIMS Again