Preschool STEAM

Halloween STEAM

I know, I know, I say all the time how I'm not a fan of holiday programming, but this was before that! It's important to incorporate STEAM and sensory play into everything we do with children, from eating to playing because it is so good for developing their motor, cognitive, and critical thinking skills. This… Continue reading Halloween STEAM

K-5 Literacy

Creepy / Spooky 3rd Grade Literacy Activities

3rd graders are an interesting crowd. They still love a silly story, but they are just starting to get to the age where they are "too cool" for picture books and silly songs. Here is a lesson I did during October for two 3rd grade classes. Books Creepy Pair of Underwear by Aaron Reynolds Okay,… Continue reading Creepy / Spooky 3rd Grade Literacy Activities

Storytimes

Creeps & Monsters Storytime

I am not a fan of blantantly holiday-themed storytimes for a number of reasons, but there is still always an inclusive way to celebrate the seasons! Books for the tots My Tail’s Not Tired by Jana Novotny Hunter Hungry Monsters by Matt Mitter If You’re a Monster and You Know It by Rebecca & Ed Emberley Up Pop… Continue reading Creeps & Monsters Storytime