Storytimes

Letter “B” Storytime

Books The Bear in My Bed by Joyce Wan Bye-Bye, Big Bad Bullybug by Ed Emberly Blue by Laura Vaccaro Seeger Balance the Birds by Susie Ghahremani Five Busy Beavers by Stella Partheniou Grasso Activities "Where is Bear?" This one is from the amazing Storytime Katie. Break out the bear puppet for maximum fun. "Where is Bear?" Where is… Continue reading Letter “B” Storytime

Preschool STEAM

Crackle, Fizz, STEAM: Fizzy Preschool Science at the Library

This preschool STEAM program was a huge hit! We had a blast and made a pretty big mess along the way, all in name of learning a little science! I was impressed with how well this program went, despite having several messy activities. This is a great example of how prep work and instructions can… Continue reading Crackle, Fizz, STEAM: Fizzy Preschool Science at the Library

Book Reviews, K-5 Literacy

Strong Female Leads & Fantastic Graphic Novels: My November Reads

November is almost over and I read some great books during this month! Check them out!The links in this post lead to the book's corresponding Goodreads page. Rosie Revere and the Raucus Riveters: The Questioneers by Andrea Beaty Ages 7-10 Rosie Revere, Engineer is turning into quite the franchise. Rosie is now the leader of… Continue reading Strong Female Leads & Fantastic Graphic Novels: My November Reads

Storytimes

Planning Storytimes Around the 6 Early Literacy Skills

For the most part, I have always done broad storytime themes: enough to give me direction, but not so narrow that it becomes repetitive. For this term, I decided to try something a little different: I wanted to plan a full storytime for each of the six early literacy skills. There are two reasons I… Continue reading Planning Storytimes Around the 6 Early Literacy Skills

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Narrative Skill and Print Motivation Storytime

This storytime is a part of a series I did on the 6 Early Literacy Skills. If you read my post about this storytime series, you will see that I really started to dislike planning storytime this way. Because of this, I ended up combining the last two skills. My Introduction: This is our last… Continue reading Narrative Skill and Print Motivation Storytime

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Vocabulary Storytime

This storytime is a part of a series I did on the 6 Early Literacy Skills. My Introduction: This is our fourth week of going through all the six early literacy skills. Researchers say that these are the 6 skills children need to hone in order to be confident and ready to read and write.   Today's… Continue reading Vocabulary Storytime

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Print Awareness Storytime

This storytime is a part of a series I did on the 6 Early Literacy Skills. My Introduction: This is our third week of going through all the six early literacy skills. Researchers say that these are the 6 skills children need to hone in order to be confident and ready to read and write.   Today's skill… Continue reading Print Awareness Storytime