This summer we offered art programming for toddlers 15-24 months and their caregivers, something we haven't done here at the library before! I want to encourage you: do any crafting with toddlers (SO FUN) and please steal any of the crafts I have here to do at your library, house or school! Supplies 3x3x3 white boxes (from Uline) Jingle … Continue reading Playful Crafters: Song & Rhyme Boxes!
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!
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!
Visit littleliteracylibrarian for reviews of apps you can use with your young child! This week's app: Z is for Zebra Z is for Zebra helps children learn their ABCs through play with upper and lower case letters, graphics and sounds. Tap a letter and hear its sounds. Tap the animal and hear the name of … Continue reading Appy Monday!
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!