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People of All Kinds Storytime

This storytime is about people and celebrating our differences! I really enjoyed this storytime and my audience seemed to as well! Books Shades of People by Shelley Rotner How Do You Say I Love You? By Hannah Eliot Up! How Families Around the World Carry Their Little Ones by Susan Hughes Activities "I Am Different From My Head… Continue reading People of All Kinds Storytime

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Our Bodies Storytime

Books for the tots Little Big by Jonathan Bentley  Ten Tiny Toes by Todd Tarpley  Hop, Hop, Jump! By Lauren Thompson  We’ve All Got Bellybuttons by David Martin  for preschool+ Terrific Tongues by Maria Gianferrari Activities "Head Shoulders Knees & Toes" You know this one! I always like to start slow and see how fast we can go! "Wiggle, Wiggle,… Continue reading Our Bodies Storytime

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Food Storytime

Books Every Color Soup by Jorey Hurley  Chew, Chew, Gulp! By Kay Thompson  Hello, Hot Dog! By Murray  Summer Supper by Rubin Pfeffer Activities "Bananas Unite!" This very silly action rhyme should get everybody moving! Bananas Unite! Bananas Unite! (clap hands above head) We pick bananas, pick pick bananas (do a “milking” motion up and down in the air)… Continue reading Food Storytime

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Dinosaurs Storytime

Every librarian I know loves a good dinosaur storytime. There is plenty of roaring and stomping in this energetic storytime theme! Books for the tots Dinosaur Kisses by David Ezra Stein Roar: A Dinosaur Tour by Michael Paul Dinoshapes (board book) We Love Dinosaurs by Lucy Volpin for preschool+ Don't Forget Dexter! By Lindsay Ward Rex Finds an Egg! Egg!… Continue reading Dinosaurs Storytime

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Bugs Storytime

BUGS!!! A perfect storytime for spring. Books The Very Busy Bee by Jack Tickle Backyard Bugs Insects Pop-Up Book* *I couldn't find this one anywhere online. We currently have it in our storytime collection and I use it for everything! I will be on the lookout so I can share! Activities "Can You Wiggle Like a… Continue reading Bugs Storytime

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Love and Kindness Storytime

With February comes Valentine's Day.... but if you read my blog you know I'm not a fan of holiday themes. However, while Valentine's Day isn't universal, love and kindness are. Books for the tots Thank You, Bees by Toni Yuly A Kiss Means I Love You by Kathryn Madeline Allen Say Hello! By Linda Davick How Kind by Mary… Continue reading Love and Kindness Storytime

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Winter Storytime

Similar to Cold Weather Animals Storytime, this is one I like to do in December instead of doing holidays. It is a great alternative to the Christmas-themed activities that will inevitable proliferate in my community come December. See this post on Alternatives to Holiday Storytimes for more ideas. Books Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter by Kenard Pak Ten on the… Continue reading Winter Storytime