Ages ago, before the days of COVID, I did a water storytime for my kiddos. Our last storytime before the library closed, was one the week after I was returning from vacation into a heavy programming week, and I needed something that would take a little less prep. So, I created a water storytime using a few new things mixed with recycled ideas from a water storytime and outreach visit I did in 2018. Continue reading
Way back when, before I went on vacation and came back to a pandemic that changed everything, I did a music and movement program for Leap Day. We had just begun weekly programming at our new branch (which we opened in September), and this was my contribution. Continue reading
The week of Leap Day meant a leaping storytime was essential. We can only do a Leap Day theme once every four years right? Now since Leap Day/Year books are hard to come by, I went with the fairly standard leaping/jumping theme. Continue reading
For valentines week it seemed appropriate to do a friendship theme in storytime. Plus, I had some really great books that fit this theme just sitting on my desk begging to be used. Continue reading
I chose to do a hat themed storytime for this dreary winter week.
I began with We Found A Hat by Jon Klassen. I love all the books in the Hat trilogy, but felt this one was the least dark and possibly traumatizing for my young kiddos. I loved having them figure out what the second turtle was thinking based on the pictures.