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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

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Water Everywhere! Storytime

I'm not sure what made me want to do this theme.... It's a bit narrow for my normal taste. However, it proved to be pretty fun! Books Bathtime for Little Rabbit by Jorg Muhle Water by Frank Asch Be Brave Little Penguin by Giles Andreae Dirt + Water = Mud by Katherine Hannigan Activities "Row, Row, Row Your Boat"… Continue reading Water Everywhere! Storytime

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Families Storytime

Many of my storytime regulars are at storytime with nannies, grandparents, and various other caregivers, so instead of doing a Mother's Day or Father's Day program, I do things similar, but more inclusive themes, such as families and love. Books My Family is a Zoo by K. A. Gerrard The Napping House by Audrey Wood One Little,… Continue reading Families 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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The Letter “A” Storytime

This is the first of my ABCs storytime series. We will be going through every letter through the next 26 weeks! Books for the tots Itsy-Bitsy Animals by Margaret Wild Hungry Bunny by Claudia Rueda Snip Snap! What's That? By Mara Bergman The Ants Go Marching (Child's Play Board Book) The Ants Go Marching One by One illustrated by Nicole… Continue reading The Letter “A” Storytime

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Houses and Homes Storytime

Another one of my favorite themes and one that is great for adding vocabulary to a tot's repertoire! Books for the tots Welcome Home Bear by Il Sung Na The Napping House by Audrey Wood My House by Byron Barton preschool+ The Three Little Pigs, illustrated by Ed Bryan This is the House that Jack… Continue reading Houses and Homes Storytime

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Feeling and Empathy Storytime

It is important to work on emotional intelligence starting at an early age. Thankfully, there are a lot of great ways you can incorporate EI into storytime! Here are a few. Books The Feelings Book by Todd Parr Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney Making Faces: A First Book of Emotions (N/A) (Board Book) A Kiss… Continue reading Feeling and Empathy Storytime