Letter “O” Storytime

This storytime is a part of my ABC Storytimes series. Books to Read Aloud Oopsie-Do by Tim Kubart Reading for Early Literacy Tips This book asks the question “What do you say?” for the reader. Encourage children to answer with “Oopsie-do.” When the main character stumbles and falls, point out her red cheeks and tears and ask,… Continue reading Letter “O” Storytime

Preschool STEAM

StechEAM: Building Computational Thinking Skills in Preschool

For a recent preschool STEAM program, I focused on activities that build the computational thinking skills that form the foundations of future technological and digital literacy. This is a technology program that requires... absolutely NO "real" technology!! Station #1 : Code Cooties Game Supplies Needed Painter's Tape "Cooties" (printed large on paper works fine) Instructions… Continue reading StechEAM: Building Computational Thinking Skills in Preschool

K-5 Literacy, Storytimes

Manners & Being Nice Storytime

Books for the tots People Don’t Bite People by Lisa Wheeler  Oh No, George! By Chris Haughton  Please, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony for kindergarten+ Giraffe Problems by Jory John and Lane Smith We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins Copy Cat by Ali Pye Activities Song Time! The following two songs are adaptations of classics. Whenever I… Continue reading Manners & Being Nice Storytime


Storytime for the New Year

The New Year is a great time to do a storytime about fireworks, the months of the year, and new beginnings. The following are some of my favorites for this storytime theme. Books Jump Into January by Stella Blackstone All Year Round by Susan B. Katz The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin Activities "Cheer,… Continue reading Storytime for the New Year


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