Stomp, stomp, stomp, stomp... This post is part two of my Playful Crafters series. This summer, I did a three-part-art for toddlers (15-24 months) program at the library. For this session, we did Bubble Stomp Painting! Supplies -Bubble Wrap Tubing (Uline) - I used tubing so I could make little "booties" for the kids to … Continue reading Playful Crafters: Bubble Stomp Painting
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!
Wednesdays are all Giggles & Wiggles here at the Vernon Area Public Library! Books: Dancing feet! by Lindsay Craig I love to dance by Anna Walker We wiggled til we dropped and sang the nursery rhyme - "A-tisket, A-tasket" A-tisket, a-tasket, a green and yellow basket. I wrote a letter to my friend, And on … Continue reading Wiggle-it Wednesdays!
Wednesdays are all Giggles & Wiggles here at the Vernon Area Public Library! Books: Dance with me by Charles R. Smith, Jr. Wiggle by Doreen Cronin We read TWO books today, so we didn't have any extra time for additional songs (see the Giggles and Wiggles tab for the regularly schedule songs). Giggles & Wiggles … Continue reading Wiggle-it Wednesdays!
Dig into R.E.A.D.I.N.G at Blast off with Books We learned how to sign the letter G: Read two books: Two at the Zoo by Danna Smith (FAVORITE) How much does the gray in an elephant weigh? by Elle Van Lieshout G is for Giraffe - a draw and tell from A is for Alligator And: … Continue reading Letter G
Dig into R.E.A.D.I.N.G at Blast off with Books We learned how to sign the letter N: Read three books: Have you seen my new blue socks? by Eve Bunting Pirate Nap by Danna Smith Not me! by Nicola Killen And: Action Rhyme: “Old Shoes, New Shoes” (Storytime Katie) Old shoes, new shoes, (Child) is wearing (description) shoes … Continue reading Letter N
Dig into R.E.A.D.I.N.G at Blast off with Books We learned how to sign the letter I: Read two books: Should I share my ice cream? by Mo Willems I spy on the farm by Edward Gibbs Shared: I is for Incredible Iguana - a draw-and-tell from A is for Alligator by de Las Casas and … Continue reading Letter I
Dig into R.E.A.D.I.N.G at Blast off with Books We learned how to sign the letter D: Read three books: Uh-oh, Dodo! by Jennifer Sattler Double those wheels by Nancy Raines Day Dinosaur vs. the library by Bob Shea And: Movement Rhyme - “Dinosaur, Dinosaur” (Storytime Katie, with modifications) Dinosaur, dinosaur, turn around. Dinosaur, dinosaur, touch … Continue reading Letter D
Dig into R.E.A.D.I.N.G at Blast off with Books I'm home from the American Library Association Annual Conference and I'm super pumped about everything I learned. Bright and early this morning, we learned how to sign the letter A: Read three books: The museum by Susan Verde Almost by Richard Torrey Z is for moose by … Continue reading Letter A
Dig into R.E.A.D.I.N.G at Blast off with Books Today, we learned how to sign the letter E: Read three books: Chew, chew, gulp! by Lauren Thompson Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal If elephants wore pants by Henriette Barkow And: Action Rhyme - "Popcorn" (from a fellow librarian) "You put the oil in the … Continue reading Letter E