Old McDonald Had A Puppet

I have been waiting until I finished to share this project with you and today is the day!! Since January I have been working on some animal puppets to use in my story times!  They didn’t take so long because they were especially difficult, it was more that I had other things going on, but they… Continue reading Old McDonald Had A Puppet

Trains, Trucks, and Other Things that Move

The Books: Roller Coaster by Marla Frazee Flying by Donald Crews Freight Train by Donald Crews Don’t Let Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems . The Extensions: “Hurry Hurry Drive the Fire Truck” . Hurry, hurry, drive the fire truck. Hurry, hurry, drive the fire truck. Hurry, hurry, drive the fire truck. Ding, ding,… Continue reading Trains, Trucks, and Other Things that Move

Bears, Big Books, and Storytime

Two of my storytime favorites, one newly discovered and the other I’ve known for a while.  The old…Big books.  I know they are just bigger versions of regular books, but I love to use them in storytimes!  The new favorite…storytime bear.  A couple weeks ago I borrowed Rico’s teddybear for a storytime about being sick.… Continue reading Bears, Big Books, and Storytime

A Penguin Storytime

A couple of months ago, I started volunteering.  I help out at a mom’s group by watching (with 2 or 3 other helpers) a sizable group of 2 and 3 year olds.  It was a little to unstructured for my librarian brain, so I started doing a little programming. Each meeting we start off with a storytime.… Continue reading A Penguin Storytime

A Christmas Story (a.k.a. One Reason to Move to the U.K.)

Today’s video encompasses so many lovely things…A Christmas tale…David Tennant and his Scottish accent…A mischievous penguin…A bedtime story…David Tennant.  (Yes I know I got that last one twice, but I’m pretty sure I could have mentioned him a third time and still be within the legal limit.) Without further ado…one more reason I wish I lived in the… Continue reading A Christmas Story (a.k.a. One Reason to Move to the U.K.)