After I posted my original LitBoxLoot post, I had a few questions about what exactly I put in each box, which books I choose, and how much I spend for each teen so I decided to take a picture of every March box as I packed them up to give a few details/prices! BFFs (Friendship)…… Continue reading LitBoxLoot — What’s in the Box?!?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CxRTGztlGg Our second Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club! Our March flyer: Our craft this month: I got the idea from Crafty Morning. This month families had to supply glue and staples (if they preferred) to staple the rings together but, of course, they could glue them as well. I also included a small flyer…… Continue reading March Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club ONLINE (2021)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-txcdrzEgo This was my first time doing an author study and I really enjoyed it! I decided to do Mo Willems because, obviously. And while I know kids have read a ton of his books, I wasn’t sure they’d looked at his style with a critical eye or if they knew much about him as…… Continue reading Mo Willems Author Study ONLINE (2021)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=za-Px_nbsCA&t=3s Welcome Song: Clap and Sing Hello (to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell) We clap and sing hello, We clap and sing hello, With our friends at story time, We clap and sing hello! We tap and sing hello (tap knees) // We stretch and sing hello (stretch arms up) // We wave and sing hello (wave) Source: Storytime Katie Song: The Wheels on the Bus…… Continue reading Love & Hugs Story Time ONLINE (2021)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_c4zxnatb4 Welcome Song: Open Shut ThemOpen, shut them, Open, shut them, Give a little clap, clap, clap! Open, shut them, Open, shut them, Put them in your lap, lap, lap! Creep them, crawl them, Creep them, crawl them, Right up to your chin, chin, chin! Open up your little mouth … But do not let…… Continue reading Love & Hugs Baby Story Time ONLINE (2021)
These went QUICK! I bought a pack of back up crafts a few months ago when I realized we were going through 20+ crafts a month. Unfortunately, the cross stitched hearts were discontinued so I replaced them with sequin valentine ornament kits. And those are now sold out. Make sure you plan ahead for these…… Continue reading Teen/Tween February Take Home Craft (2021)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SK5E0jGg4Y&t=1s We’ve been getting a lot of requests from our patrons for more take home crafts. So I decided to do something a little bit different and start an online picture book arts & crafts club! Every month I’ll make a video where I read a book and do a related craft with the kids.…… Continue reading February Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club ONLINE (2021)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpnhyHjqvsU&t=51s Welcome Song: Clap and Sing Hello (to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell)We clap and sing hello,We clap and sing hello,With our friends at story time,We clap and sing hello! We tap and sing hello (tap knees) //We stretch and sing hello (stretch arms up) //We wave and sing hello (wave)Source: Storytime Katie Song:…… Continue reading Pajama Story Time ONLINE (2021)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEI7Jl-NBAQ This week I did a super easy STEAM program. I started by reading Twenty-One Elephants and Still Standing by April Jones Prince; illustrated by Francois Roca. Then the kids were challenged to build their own bridge for 21 elephants. They can use any materials they have at home: toilet paper rolls, popsicle sticks, paper/plastic…… Continue reading STEAM — Elephants & Engineering — ONLINE 2021
How cute are these little ones? Again, I got craft kits from Oriental Trading. Unfortunately, these particular bears are sold out at the moment but check out their other craft kits! They’ve been really popular with our teens the past few months. I’ve already given out nine and we have lots of January left!