Category school age

preschool story time: gingerbread

I do read-alouds for lots of school-aged kids, along with my regular preschool crowd. One of the books I had great success with the K-2 crowd is The Gingerbread Girl by Lisa Campbell Ernst. I have also read the sequel to kids, The Gingerbread Girl Goes Animal Crackers and love it. (Also, good opportunity to talk about sequels!) I […]

preschool story time: snow 2013

Last year I did a story time using Alice Schertle’s All You Need for a Snowman and it was awesome. This year I did the same activity and read aloud with many different groups: preschool story time, preschool class visits, and kindergarten class visits. The snowmen we made together came out so wonderfully that I […]

kindergarten storytime: crocogators

School age groups are out-of-the-norm for me, so I was excited to have a kindergarten group walk over to the branch the other day for storytime. I took one of the preschool storytimes I had already planned and tweaked it a bit. Earlier in the week, a regular patron noticed the craft I was preparing […]