Baby Storytime Magic

Baby Storytime Magic

Active Early Literacy Through Bounces, Rhymes, Tickles, and More

Book - 2014
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Whether you've been presenting baby storytimes for fifteen years or fifteen minutes, you probably already know that the first five years of life are key for brain development and early literacy. Many public libraries have instituted baby and toddler programs, but finding exciting materials for baby storytime that go beyond nursery rhymes can be a challenge. Baby Storytime Magic is a treasure trove of new and exciting ideas for programs, all of which revolve around themes from a baby's world. Inside this resource you'll find

Fingerplays, bounces, flannelboards, activities with props, songs, American Sign Language activities, and more, with items arranged by type of material Tips for planning storytimes, with advice on logistical issues such as age grouping, scheduling, formats, and physical setup Guidance on involving caregivers in baby storytimes, including suggested scripts for explaining the benefits of each activity and how to use it at home Age-appropriate book recommendations Information on the stages of early childhood development, plus an appendix of recommended additional resources A thematic index to find the right storytime quickly Links to full-sized, downloadable flannelboard patterns, craft patterns, and worksheets

Packed with ready-to-use activities, reducing prep time substantially, this book is a valuable early literacy tool for every children's librarian.

Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2014
ISBN: 9780838912164 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0838912168 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 027.625 MAC
Characteristics: ix, 106 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm

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