Spring STEAMing : Wind Chimes and Binoculars

This is another one of my early preschool STEAM programs that I unfortunately didn't document well. We did Springtime STEAM and started with one of my absolute favorite spring storytime books. Plants Can't Sit Still by Rebecca Hirsch Station 1: Windchimes This activity encourages children to play with sounds by making their own windchimes. Supplies … Continue reading Spring STEAMing : Wind Chimes and Binoculars

Winter Storytime

Similar to Cold Weather Animals Storytime, this is one I like to do in December instead of doing holidays. It is a great alternative to the Christmas-themed activities that will inevitable proliferate in my community come December. See this post on Alternatives to Holiday Storytimes for more ideas. Books Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter by Kenard Pak Ten on the … Continue reading Winter Storytime

Cold Weather Animals Storytime

When winter gets closer, it's impossible not to do a storytime about polar bears, penguins, and hibernators! See my Winter Storytime and Alternatives to Holiday Storytimes for more ideas! Books for the tots If You Were a Penguin by Wendell and Florence Minor No Two Alike by Keith Baker Polar Bear’s Underwear by Tupera Tupera Polar Bear Night by Lauren Thompson for … Continue reading Cold Weather Animals Storytime

Fall & Gratitude Storytime

Hey, remember when I said we can celebrate the seasons in an inclusive way? Here's an alternative to a "Thanksgiving"-themed storytime. Gratitude is an important lesson for anytime of the year, but if you are just quivering with anticipation about Thanksgiving, save this one for November! Books Thankful for Me! By Marion Dane Bauer Because of … Continue reading Fall & Gratitude Storytime