Tag Archives: Book Recommendations

Learning Shapes & Colors with Felt Boards

Our Makerspace will feature 8″ x 10” felt boards until the end of May. There are a number of skills that children learn from using felt boards (also called flannel boards) for story telling, and the following website provides a … Continue reading

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Little Yoga: Exploring Poses with Picture Books

Many of us, both children and adults, live in a busy world full of screens around every corner, schedules for every minute of our day, and plenty of stress. We might often not stop to think about how this hustle … Continue reading

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Celebrate Día – Diversity in Action

El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for … Continue reading

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Children’s Books to Understand the Refugee and Immigrant Experience

Immigrants and refugees are a much discussed topic in the news recently, and often the stories shared are of families fleeing war-torn or oppressive countries in search of a safer place to call home. How can we talk to children about … Continue reading

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Voting for Buckeye Children’s & Teen Book Award ends soon!

It’s not too late to vote for the Buckeye Children’s & Teen Book Award since voting ends November 10, 2017. Check it out here and vote for your favorite book.  The winners will be announced after December 1. Books nominated … Continue reading

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Favorite Back to School Reads

Can you believe that September is here? I’m sure I say this every year, but summer really went by quickly. Time flies when you are having fun! With school back in session and fall right around the corner, now is … Continue reading

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