14
May

Toddler Storytime – Spring Session – Bathtime & Bubbles

It was all about the bubbles in toddler storytime – bathtime & bubbles that is! We read stories about a wild ride in a big red, bathtub and about a bath before bedtime with some calisthenics afterward????  Just goes to show that bath time in storybooks is rarely predictable! For a printable list of ALL the songs, action rhymes […]

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14
May

Infant Storytime – Spring Session – Bathtime & Bubbles

Well bath time & bubbles can go awry when you have babies on the prowl.  The infants in our storytime are beginning to toddle and I was outmatched!  Just goes to show that bath time is never predictable!  We had fun with our songs, bounces & tickles, but we did have to cut our book time […]

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12
May

Kids’ Writing Workshop: Revising!

On Friday, May 8, we focused on revising using a multi-layered approach I playfully call “Miss AnnMarie’s Thirteen Steps to a Perfect Final Draft.”  Is any final draft ever perfect?  I don’t know… but if you follow these steps you WILL get about as close to perfect as is possible for you, at the stage of […]

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12
May

Toddler Storytimes – Spring Session – Bellybuttons & MORE!

We explored stories about bellybuttons during our storytime on April 28th!  We also used our feet to take a long walk and found a few new friends in our “walking box”. Below are some of the stories & activities we explored.  For a printable  list of ALL the songs & action rhymes we shared, click here:  TODDLER – Songs-Rhymes […]

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11
May

Todder Storytime – Spring Session – Dinosaurs!

The theme for Toddler Storytime on May 5th was DINOSAURS! Our library T-Rex, Mr. T, joined us as well – he looks scary but his ROAR is worse than his BITE! For a printable list of ALL the songs, & action rhymes we shared, click here:  TODDLER – Songs-Rhymes – Dinosaurs   Below are some of […]

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11
May

Infant Storytime – Spring Session – Dinosaurs!

Thump!  Thump!  Thump!  ROAR!!!! We read books about….DINOSAURS! Mr. T joined us for storytime.  Don’t worry – he’s a vegetarian T-REX… Below are some of the stories & activities we explored. For a printable list of all the songs, rhymes, tickles & bounces we shared, click here: Infant Songs-Rhymes-Dinosaurs Turn the cut-out pages and see how shapes become […]

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