In this week’s storytime, we discovered the things that arrive by mail and the power of letters–the alphabet kind and ones that arrive in envelopes. Stories  Herman’s Letter by Tom Percival: Herman the […]

hoot owl

Our Family Storytime started with a  hoot and a holler!  Well, maybe not a holler but a hoot!  Sorry, couldn’t resist the “owl” humor.  We read books about some very […]

Creative Writing for Beginning Readers: The Wonderful World of Poems with Cassidy Kao

On August 9, 2016, a young self-published poet named Cassidy Kao, age 10, taught our Creative Writing for Beginning Readers class for kids between 5 and 8 years old. She […]

Toddler Storytime: Potty

In Toddler Storytime this week I tried something new: a potty-training theme! We started with Clap Everybody and Say Hello and our Scarf Song and Peekaboo: Then we read a […]

In Infant Storytime on Tuesday we did some bedtime stories, and talked about going to sleep and waking up. We started with our Opening Song Clap Everybody and Say Hello, […]

Infant and Toddler Storytimes: Feelings

We started our storytime today with scarves, and sang a song: One bright scarf waiting for the wind to blow Toss it up high and wave it down low Wiggle […]

Infant and Todder Storytimes: Animal Sounds

Today we did a lot of animal talk–woof, meow, ribbit, roar, quack, and oink! We all put on animal hats and played Peekaboo: We read I Can Roar! by Frank […]

Kids' Writing Workshop: The Hero's Journey

Last Friday July 15th our Kids’ Writing Workshop for ages 8-12 learned about the form and structure of the Hero’s Journey. We watched a video about how myths use a […]

Family Storytime: Food!

Today’s theme was food, and all the kids got to hold shaker eggs. I did more books than usual. But even with the distraction of the eggs and more than […]

During the hot summer months we thought it would be fun to host a few eStorytimes again.  It’s a great way to see the different apps that your preschool-aged child […]