Hey Folks! Music Pup wants you to check out a cool new blog created by the rocking Kelsey over at Library Bonanza and yours truly (me, Heather from Little Literacy Librarian). We have started compiling recorded music (as well as some re-tunes with lyrics) that we use in our programs. Feel free to use and contribute. … Continue reading Song Catchers’ Library
I was having a conversation with a mother earlier this week. She told me that she read, spoke and sang to her son while he was in her womb. I'm not a mother, so I'm not sure this is commonplace (feel free to chime in on this). She then shared that when he was born, … Continue reading True Story
Giggles & Wiggles is our music and movement based program here at the library. We sing the whole time, including our book! So, what did we do you ask? Books: Who took the cookies from the cookie jar? by Bonnie Lass & Philemon Sturges The Erie Canal by Peter Spier Down the by the barn by … Continue reading Gobs of Giggles! (November Summary)
Singing books to children adds a whole dimension to the book - it makes it new! Not only could it be simply read before, but now it has beat! This week's featured *Books with Beat* is This Old Band by Tamera Will Wissinger. Set to the tune of This Old Man...it couldn't be more silly.
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Rhythm & Rhyme Laptime couldn't be more fun! If you missed it...here's a recap of what we did... We read: A good day by Kevin Henkes Nursery Rhyme: Baa, baa, black sheep, Have you any wool? Yes sir, yes sir, Three bags full. One for the master, One for the dame, And one for the … Continue reading The way the babies play…on a Monday morning!
Today is the last day of National Poetry Month. I hope you enjoyed the poem-a-day here at LittleLiteracyLibrarian. Here is one more, just because... A Farewell by Harriet Monroe Good-bye!—no, do not grieve that it is over, The perfect hour; That the winged joy, sweet honey-loving rover, Flits from the flower. Grieve not—it is the … Continue reading Farewell National Poetry Month!