Tag Archives: ELS

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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Early Literacy Tips for Parents & Caregivers Workshop

For those non-library professionals, this may read a little boring. Apologies! I promise more fun fingerplays, songs and book suggestions soon. From time to time at Anne Arundel County Public Libraries, we have the opportunity to sharpen our skills and … 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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Family Storytime: Transportation & Background Knowledge

Families with young children enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. (Ages five and under) The thing that is different about Family Storytime is that you never know who you are going … Continue reading

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Babies in Bloom: Print Awareness

Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while building early literacy skills. A great way to get to know other families in your community! Today’s early literacy skill is Print Awareness. Program … Continue reading

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St. Patricks Day Family Storytime

Themes: St. Patricks Day, Green Early Literacy: Phonological Awareness Families with young children enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills (ages five and under) Family storytimes at AACPL are focused on all … Continue reading

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Babies In Bloom: Phonological Awareness

Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while building early literacy skills. A great way to get to know other families in your community! Today’s early literacy skill is Phonological Awareness. Housekeeping: … Continue reading

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