Storytimes

Letter “J” Storytime

This storytime is a part of my ABC Storytimes series. My letter J words included jellyfish, jungle, jingle, and jump! Books read during storytime Jazzy in the Jungle by Lucy Cousins Early Literacy Strategies Cousins uses really bright colors. On some pages, ask “What color is x animal?”  Ask the tots to make the sound of the… Continue reading Letter “J” Storytime

Storytimes

Letter “I” Storytime

This storytime is a part of my ABC Storytimes series and it was probably the hardest letter yet! My words were limited pretty much to iguanas, ice and it's respective compound words, igloo, and "I," so I had to get creative! Books Bunnies on Ice by Johanna Wright Early Literacy Strategies This is a good book for… Continue reading Letter “I” Storytime

Storytimes

Letter “H” Storytime

This storytime is apart of my ABC Storytimes series. Books Hooray for Hat by Brian Won Early Literacy Reading Strategies Exaggerate the animals' "I'm grumpy" dialogue. Ask the toddlers "What do you look like when you are grumpy?" Ask them to "smile," say "hooray" and "cheer" along with the story. Ask "What's this animal?" on some pages.… Continue reading Letter “H” Storytime

Preschool STEAM

7 Preschool STEAM Program Ideas (in 30 Seconds or Less!)

I've done a lot of preschool STEAM programs at the library in the past. Not all of them are well documented, so, instead of trying to recall the details of programs long forgotten, I'm giving you this post, where I list program ideas and describe them in 30 second paragraphs (or less!). AND GO! 1.… Continue reading 7 Preschool STEAM Program Ideas (in 30 Seconds or Less!)