Tag Archives: Fingerplays

Babies in Bloom: Singing

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! Early Literacy Tip:  Like reading, singing is an … Continue reading

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Favorite Outreach Fingerplays!

Five Fat Peas in a Peapod Five fat peas in a pea pod pressed (hold your hand in a fist) One grew, two grew, so did all the rest (put thumb and fingers up one by one) They grew and … Continue reading

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Babies in Bloom: Phonemic Awareness and Singing

In this weeks Babies in Bloom, we look at how singing prepares our children for reading later and life– and we talk about how it doesn’t matter how well you do it! Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring … 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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Preschool Awesome Outreach: Germantown Elementary

Outreach at AACPL is an opportunity for staff members to get into the community and bring the library to those who may not have experienced it yet. We talk about libraries, what we offer, and do a storytime much like … Continue reading

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Toddler Time – Emergency Plan – Print Motivation

Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. About Emergency Plans: At AACPL, we have Early Literacy Specialists that perform all of our early … Continue reading

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Preschool Storytime – Butterflies & Print Awareness

In this storytime, you can see that I chose movement activities and fingerplays that were based off of well-known songs. If you love themes, this can be a good way to keep a theme going without holding yourself up with … Continue reading

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