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Preschool Storytime: Clouds, Shaving Cream, Shapes and Letters

Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. For this week’s storytime, I decided to integrate some of the changes that I learned in my … Continue reading

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My Song Cube Songs

SONG CUBE We now have two song-cubes at my branch, and at least two our early literacy specialists use them. My most common Song Cube is the songs below (and I refer to them in many storytimes). I use this … Continue reading

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Preschool Storytime, Theme: Houses

In this weeks storytime, you can look at a new flannel board (building a house out of shapes), learn the signs from our closing song, and focus on tips related to integrating writing and shapes into everyday. Continue reading

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Book Buddies: “Big Nate In a Class By Himself” by Lincoln Peirce

A special club for elementary school students with discussions, games, crafts and a snack. Newcomers always welcome! My colleague, Mindy is the lead on this program with my assistance. She develops questions and we collaborate to create awesome games and crafts. … Continue reading

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A Craft for 50 Cent’s and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington, by Jabari Asim and illustrated by Bryan Collier.

A special club for elementary school students with discussions, games, crafts and a snack. Newcomers always welcome! My colleague, Mindy is the lead on this program with my assistance. She develops questions and we collaborate to create awesome games and crafts. … Continue reading

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Book Buddies: Dexter the Tough by Margaret Peterson Haddix

A special club for elementary school students with discussions, games, crafts and a snack. Newcomers always welcome! My colleague, Mindy is the lead on this program with my assistance. She develops questions and we collaborate to create awesome games and crafts. … Continue reading

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Babies in Bloom, Early Literacy Tips May 2014

Babies in Bloom… IN ACTION with Elaine Conway Early Literacy Tip (Example): Letter Knowledge, Method: Shapes/Colors (May 2014) To identify letters, children have to be able to distinguish things that are alike and different. For example, a lowercase n and … Continue reading

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