Storytimes

Letter “R” Storytime

This storytime is a part of my ABC Storytimes series. Books For Reading Aloud In the Rain by Elizabeth Spurr Reading for Early Literacy Tips There are several opportunities for children to make gestures and follow actions in this book. Ask them to stomp, pat a mud pie, and/or put their arms above their head like a… Continue reading Letter “R” Storytime

Preschool STEAM

7 Preschool STEAM Program Ideas (in 30 Seconds or Less!)

I've done a lot of preschool STEAM programs at the library in the past. Not all of them are well documented, so, instead of trying to recall the details of programs long forgotten, I'm giving you this post, where I list program ideas and describe them in 30 second paragraphs (or less!). AND GO! 1.… Continue reading 7 Preschool STEAM Program Ideas (in 30 Seconds or Less!)

Preschool STEAM

STEAM with Shapes and Colors: Kaleidoscopes and String Art

For my very first ever Preschool STEAM event, we made kaleidoscopes and string art-- great activities for learning about shapes and colors. Unfortunately, I didn't document a lot from this program, so I will mostly be sharing links to others' directions! Book When just starting out this program, I read a book at the beginning.… Continue reading STEAM with Shapes and Colors: Kaleidoscopes and String Art