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

K-5 Literacy, Storytimes

Winter Activities for K-5 Storytime

Winter is coming! And so is the time for winter storytimes. I facilitate a toddler storytime at my library, but I also go out to local schools and do outreach with Kindergarteners, 1st graders, and occassionally older grades. For additional resources, see my Winter Storytime and Cold Weather Animals Storytime. Those storytimes were designed for toddlers, but combined… Continue reading Winter Activities for K-5 Storytime

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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

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Phonological Awareness Storytime

This storyitme is a part of the series I did on the 6 Early Literacy Skills. My Introduction: This is our second 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.  … Continue reading Phonological Awareness Storytime