With May finally rolling in and bringing an end to April’s showers…of snow, it seemed like a good time to read weather related stories. We focused more on weather that we would typically see in spring (absolutely no snow stories!).
We started with Kate, Who Tamed the Wind by Liz Garton Scanlon and Lee White. This is a lovely story about a young girl who brilliantly thinks of planting trees to break up the wind at the top of a hill. It is written in really lovely prose, and the children were captivated!
In 2019 so far, I have created a few fun displays of note. We have a large slat wall as you enter the children’s room where I put books on display. Continue reading
I ended April by heading to one of the local daycares and giving two 3 year old classrooms a spring centered storytime! Continue reading
Early spring, and coming up on Easter, meant it was perfect timing for a bunny storytime. There are so many possibilities with this theme, that it was a lot of fun just to explore options. Here is what we landed on: Continue reading
In preparation for the summer library program, I did a “camp” (this is what we call our programs for school age kids) on constellations.