Five in the tent! A camping trip with Maisy turns into a slapstick comedy of errors in this hilarious picture-book adventure (ages 2-5). When Maisy sets off to go camping in the country, it’s only natural that all her friends come along, too. But they soon find that pitching a tent is not an easy thing to do. Even if they do manage to keep the tent up, there’s the matter of fitting them all in -- Maisy, Charley, Cyril, Tallulah, and finally, the huge elephant, Eddie. What a squeezy squish-squash! Good night, campers! Uh-oh-what’s that popping sound?
Outlines storytelling programs for young library audiences, explaining general planning considerations and providing fifty ready-made programs on such themes as holidays, gardens, animals, play, and seasons.
Intended to support the national initiative to strengthen learning in areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, this book helps librarians who work with youth in school and public libraries to build better collections and more effectively use these collections through readers' advisory and programming. • Introduces more than 500 STEM resource suggestions for toddlers to young adults • Highlights more than 25 detailed library program or activity suggestions to be paired with STEM book titles • Provides resource suggestions for professional development • Contains bonus sections on STEM-related graphic novels, apps, and other media
Based upon materials used by this experienced children's library and university instructor, this is a vital and essential how to for doing storytimes. Crash Course in Storytime Fundamentals is a vital and essential how to. It is perfect for anyone who is asked to do storytime, but has never been trained-or for anyone who simply needs a new idea. The book is based upon materials designed for and used during an all day workshop, Storytime Fundamentals offered by this veteran children's librarian.
Presents librarians and teachers with information on more than 1,200 fiction series for children in kindergarten through sixth grade, providing annotations, a listing of titles, important characters, genre, author biography, grade level, and major themes.
Storytime stories and activities about medieval times, the Old West, oceans and ocean life, beaches, crops, cattle, farmers, farm animals, tractors, circus, rain forests, jungle plants and animals, sports, the Olympics, shopping, travel, multicultural festivals, pets, body awareness, the five senses, opposites, humorous stories, imagination, astronomy, stars, planets, space travel, astronauts, family life, kitchens, bath time, bedtime, outdoor life, camping, fishing, canoeing, hiking, wildlife.
K today: Teaching and learning in the Kindergarten Year is a compilation of 15 chapters by highly respected early childhood educators, each strived to paint a realistic picture of the challenges and roles of todays kindergarten educators, especially given state and district mandates, families expectations and the everyday world of children.
A guide for parents on reading to their children offers specific title suggestions, discusses what type of books to read, and describes how, when, and where to read to each of five age groups from newborns to five-year-olds.
The bulk of this volume consists of listings for 1,000-plus books for reading levels from emergent to the second grade. Each entry provides the title, author(s), publisher, year of publication, a brief plot synopsis, and brief description of dominant themes. In addition three introductory chapters d