The weather outside in Philly does not feel like winter (yes, yes…technically it’s still Fall/Autumn but December so hush) however, I am in no hurry for snow. Snowfalls in the City of Brotherly Love are tricky and honestly with all that needs to be done for the holidays, I am enjoying weather where I am […]
I will eat some humble pie because I was surprised at just how much fun the kids had playing and creating their Mad Libs stories. They were appropriately kids; lots of burping and farting jokes but also silly with animals, goofy words and inside jokes from school.
Every year Pennsylvania has a program called PA One Book, in which a picture book is selected to be shared with pre-K-k children across the state. Through the Library, I have had various successes with programming for previous One Book selections but 2017’s choice, “Daniel Finds a Poem” by Micha Archer, was the perfect book! […]
I NEVER thought I would be that person sneaking bags of yarn into the house yet here I am. I am not blaming my local yarn store but since I have been taking a class there, I find myself being pulled towards the siren song of the skeins of yarn hanging on the wall. They […]
In which I create a literacy station to promote learning beginning sounds and consonants. A few months ago one of my storytime moms gave me a box of supplies. Blocks, paper, little manipulatives, to name some of the supplies. These items came from her sister, a former second grade teacher who was now teaching an […]