r’s note: I am partnering with #HalosFun to spread Pure Goodness! Affiliate links are used in this post; if you make a purchase I will receive a small commission. But these books are kid tested and approved. Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow so this means SIX more weeks of winter. I should not complain; […]
About two years ago the Free Library of Philadelphia created a Culinary Literacy Center, a commercial-grade kitchen that serves as a classroom and dining space for the people of Philadelphia. In addition to the space being used by a catering company, the center offers classes and workshops for library users and last night The Librarian, […]
Today, August 10th is World Lion Day and I have to admit that I am a little bummed that I didn’t learn about this day until NOW and that I failed to share some of my favorite picture books with the daycare I visited today. Bah! Earlier in the summer I did a lion themed storytime […]
Confession: I hate origami but paper folding is an inexpensive and easy way to add to craft time. This easy frog craft combines some paper folding and fun to extend book activities.
Reading aloud has never really been a passive activity for my family. My mom would read fairy tales and have my sister and me act them out. When The Bee was younger, she would cuddle in my arms and help me flesh out the characters for a story we made up featuring a talking mouse and naughty […]
The Librarian compiled and shared this list of Thanksgiving Books and Fingerplays and because he’s a librarian and a giver, he okayed me sharing on the blog. Please enjoy these Thanksgiving themed books and fingerplays. Affiliate links are used in this post. Thanksgiving Books (and Finger Plays) Books: Setting the Turkeys Free – W. Nikola-Lisa […]
A few weeks ago I connected with The Librarian over a shared interest in storytelling. We chatted about stories and books and have been exchanging thoughts and ideas ever since. He’s a children’s librarian, I’m a library chick and together we rock. So when inspiration for my storytimes for work seemed to have fizzled, I thought back on a conversation we […]