Category: Library Programming

Flannelboard: Gingerbread Men

I found the gingerbread men template online and used it for tracing purposes. I used colored felt to decorate the cookies, but wish I’d have made the effort to head to the craft store for ric-rac instead. This flannelboard set was created as part of my 2016 Milk & Cookies Storytime Crate but I did…

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Food, Fit & Fun in the Park

My library conducts an annual summer reading program series in a local park entitled: Food, Fit & Fun in the Park, in collaboration with our regional medical center, community college, university extension 4-H program, and USDA summer food program/school district. Every Thursday morning, for a period of six weeks, my community partners and I set…

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Dr. Seuss EXTRAVAGANZA!

My library held a family friendly Dr. Seuss themed event in honor of Dr. Seuss’ 110th birthday and NEA (National Education Association) Read Across America Day. A donation from the local Kiwanis Club was used to purchase more than one hundred, discounted Dr. Seuss books. Each child who attended the event received a free Dr.…

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Children’s Program: Puppets

For this Monthly Children’s Program, I decided to set up maker stations where parents, caregivers and children could create puppets to promote phonological awareness and narrative skill at home. For this particular craft event, I chose a Three Little Pigs and Big Bad Wolf theme. I used thin cardboard to create a set of templates,…

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