This summer, two of the gals on the Early Literacy Team, Miss Sarah and Miss Kelsey (Library Bonanza) and myself did a series of toddler dance programs entitled Toe Tappin' Tots. They were every other week on Friday mornings for children aged birth to three and their caregivers. OH BOY DID WE DANCE. We also packed … Continue reading Get yo dance on, Tot!
Playdate @ the Library!
During the cold winter months here in Lincolnshire, we have had a monthly Playdate @ the Library! Not only do we have a rip-roarin' good time playing with the toys and pop-up house owned by the library, we wanted to share with the caregivers fun things you can make for your little ones at home … Continue reading Playdate @ the Library!
Kohl Children’s Museum – Storyland Exhibit!
The Illinois Lapsit Leaders Networking Group met for a tour of the Storyland exhibit at the Kohl Children's Museum. This amazing exhibit is temporary - it will be at the museum in Glenview through January 13th. Be sure to swing by! Right at the front - Starting at birth! Help children build these six skills … Continue reading Kohl Children’s Museum – Storyland Exhibit!
Toe Tappin’ Tuesdays
Who doesn't LOVE a song to tap your toe to?! Check in here every Tuesday for a song to sing with your toddler! Songs for WiggleWorms (Listen) An absolutely marvelous CD of tunes from the artists over at the Old Town School of Folk Music. My two favorites are "Milkshake Song" and "Goodbye" - both … Continue reading Toe Tappin’ Tuesdays
Fall For Your Library Festival
Visit us tomorrow, Sunday, September 15th 12:30-3:30 for music, crafts, games, refreshments and tours! 300 Olde Half Day Road | Lincolnshire, IL | 60069
Toe Tappin’ Tuesdays
(Shout out to Ms. Sue for suggesting the title for Tuesday posts!) Who doesn't LOVE a song to tap your toe to?! Check in here every Tuesday for a song to sing with your toddler! Look at all these elephants! by Caspar Babypants (Listen) Look at all these elephants dancing in a row. They go, … Continue reading Toe Tappin’ Tuesdays
Playing with Puzzles
Puzzles are not just flat any more According to a University of Iowa study, 18 month olds who play with diversely shaped objects learn new words twice as fast as those who play with similarly shaped objects. Visit our picture book room for objects* to talk about! *Puzzles in place. iPads coming soon!
Toddlers Drive-In Movie!
45 kids and caregivers came to the library today to create their dream car(dboard box)! First we read: Then the engineers began creating their cars... Time for the movie! (Don't let the pigeon drive the bus! by Mo Willems)