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.
Every winter I have the pleasure of presenting at least one Music and Movement program to my young library patrons. This year I chose to do a Cat’s and Dogs themed program. Continue reading
Construction at my library is done! This means we are back to regular hours, and regular programs, so I am back at it with my preschool storytime. In this program we always do a semester long “build,” and for winter we decided to do The Three Little Pigs. In order to introduce the story and get the kiddos ready for our build, I did a three little themed storytime. It was really just sharing a few different retellings of the original story. Continue reading
Rather than doing a full blown Thanksgiving storytime this week, I chose to do something a bit more subtle, but still tied into the fact that Thanksgiving was coming up. I chose a pie theme for storytime this week.
Bears are always a good choice for fall storytimes, so I decided to do a bear theme this week. Continue reading