"What's Your Word?" Student Word Goals for the New Year
"What's Your Word?" has students set focused, one-word goals for the new year. Like a New Year's resolution, but more powerful, simple, and with a way-cooler bulletin board. (The Thinker Builder)
Mental illness awareness board. An illness is labeled on top and when you flip up the page there is a celebrity who is afflicted with this illness.
Fortune Teller Library Display
Or do you call them Cootie-Catchers? One and the same, my friend. The point is, here's an idea to help patrons figure out what to read next. Like so: I originally saw the idea on MLISsing in Action, which actually has all kinds of fun passive displays. But I decided to make my own version of the fortune teller idea: free printables included! Here's the sign and here's the cootie-catcher. There's four versions in the cootie catcher file: the first is what you see: I filled mine all in with…
Technology is Loose in the Library!!
This week, students have been designing their own Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons after learning more about the origin of the parade! Our journey began with the artistically illustrated Caldecott Honor book entitled Balloons Over Broadway, The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet. In her book, Ms. Sweet shares the true story of Tony Sarg, the inventor of the huge balloons that we have come to expect each year in the parade! Students were fascinated to learn…
New Year’s Eve Party Animals! | Crate&Kids Blog
Turn the music up, set the treats out, and let everyone enjoy their NYE with a collection of kids New Years Eve party decorations even the adults will love.
Library Display: Banned Books Week
Hello! This week is Banned Books Week (September 27th through October 3rd) and I am excited to share with you the banners that I created for the lobby of
Family Fun Night: Not a box
This Family Fun Night was held at a local elementary school for the Head Start class. This year they have a high number of Hispanic kids and I love doing bilingual storytime with this group. The He…
Going on a Bear Hunt Mess Free Sensory Bags
Enjoy the storybook, We're Going on a Bear Hunt with these Mess Free Sensory Bags! Your toddler and preschooler will Love this unique sensory activity!