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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Letter “E” Storytime

This storytime is a part of my ABCs series. Books A Parade of Elephants by Kevin Henkes Peas on Earth by Todd H. Doodler Can I Eat That? By Joshua David Stein (preschoool+) The Odd Egg by Emily Gravett Activities Where Are You Little Chick? I found this activity at Jen in the Library. However, I did it… Continue reading Letter “E” Storytime

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Letter “D” Storytime

This storytime is a part of my ABCs series. Books My letter "d" was long, but the * indicates a book I actually read for the storytime itself.  Dalmation and a Digger by Rebecca Elliott The Digger and the Flower by Joseph Kuefler One Pup's Up by Marsha Wilson Call We Love Dinosaurs by Lucy Volpin* Splish, Splash Ducky by… Continue reading Letter “D” Storytime

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Letter “C” Storytime

Books for the tots Cock-a-Doodle, Quack Quack! By Ivor Baddiel and Sophie Jubb Construction Cat by Barbara Odanaka Clip, Clop by Nicola Smee Wee Little Chick by Lauren Thompson Chicky Chicky Chook Chook by Cathy MacLennan Wow, It's a Cow! By Trudy and Jay Harris for preschool+ The Catawampus Cat by Jason Carter Eaton Click, Clack, Moo by Doreen Cronin The Cow Who… Continue reading Letter “C” Storytime

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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

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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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Letter Knowledge Storytime

This storyitme is a part of the series I did on the 6 Early Literacy Skills. My Introduction: For the next 6 weeks of storytime, we will be focusing on the 6 early literacy skills.   Researchers say that these are the 6 skills children need to hone in order to be confident and ready to… Continue reading Letter Knowledge Storytime