In the past I have thought that words have power but today I really got it. Something clicked and I know that going forward I have the choice to misuse my words and lessen everyone involved – especially myself. Instead I can, and shall, reflect and be more careful with the words I utter.
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.
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 […]
In which I use gifs to talk about work and how plans can change on a dime. There are three more weeks, with about 18 more days of programming for my library’s summer learning program (although who is counting) and I am feeling like the other shoe is about to drop. via GIPHY I […]
The last Thursday in June is National Handshake Day and here are picture book ideas to observe and celebrate this day with children.