Springtime Storytime – Preschool

It’s springtime!  Rabbits, rain, flowers, the smell of something green…

Stories

Rabbit’s Good News by Ruth Lercher Bornstein

Rabbit leaves her warm dark burrow and discovers that spring has come.

And Then It’s Spring by Julie Fogliano; illustrated by Erin E. Stead

Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green.

Spring is Here! by Will Hillenbrand

Excited that spring has finally arrived, Mole tries–unsuccessfully–to wake up Bear, but then he comes up with the perfect plan.

Flannel board

Guess the spring shapes!

spring shapes flannel

Film

 

“Miffy Plants a Seed” from Miffy’s Springtime Adventures.  Spring is in the air and Miffy and Friends are discovering the magic of the season.


Pasadena Central Library, Preschool Storytime 3/22/2014

Jane Gov

Jane is a Youth Services Librarian at Pasadena Central Library. She purchases YA books for the library system and maintains the teen booklist, online resources, and webpages. She oversees Teen & YA programs including Summer Reading, Advisory Board, Zine, book reviewers, Teen Mental Health Initiative, and volunteers. She also coordinates the library's Innovation Lab, STEAM Kits project, and Young Readers League. She also conducts a few kids events and storytimes. Jane is a contributor to VOYA Magazine and a YALSA Board member.  A majority of her free time is spent with her two corgis Tyrion and Gimli. She tweets as @missjanegov.

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