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Library Field Trip

Library field trips are a tough nut to crack.  I've led a few tours in the past, and I've watched other people lead them, and honestly...I haven't liked what I've seen.  There is nothing dry and boring about the library, but when I try to boil everything down into a tour, "dry and boring" tends to happen. Last week,… Continue reading Library Field Trip

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Letter E Storytime

Opening:  "Hello Friends" (with sign language) Credit: Jbrary Hello, friends Hello, friends Hello, friends It's time to say hello! Book:  Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct  by Mo Willems What can I possibly say about Mo Willems that hasn't already been said?  Bottom line, I love his books, and this one was perfect for my theme.… Continue reading Letter E Storytime

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Letter D Storytime

Opening: "Hello Friends" (with sign language) Credit: Jbrary Book:  The Doghouse by Jan Thomas I have yet to meet a Jan Thomas book that I didn't like.  Her books are always full of over-the-top emotions and dramatic illustrations that go over beautifully when read aloud.  This story actually has some spooky overtones that would make it great for… Continue reading Letter D Storytime

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Letter C Storytime

Books   Dog's Colorful Day  by Emma Dodd Cat Secrets  Jef Czekaj Color Surprises  by Chuck Murphy The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?  by Mo Willems Extension Activities Flannelboard: Dog's Colorful Day I used the template from Making Learning Fun to create the dog and another from Kathy MacMillan's Storytime Magic for the bathtub.  This flannel story is really easy to… Continue reading Letter C Storytime