Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Take Home Storytime: We Are the Dinosaurs

  • Program Goals
    • Pass on early literacy message and encourage families to continue early literacy at home
    • Encourage circulation and storytime attendance
    • Reach families who are unable to attend storytime
  • Notes for the future
    • Last used: 10-14-14
Miss storytime? You can practice many of the early literacy concepts we use in storytime at home! Don't forget to sign up for text alerts so you can make it to the next storytime!

Theme: We are the dinosaurs!

Use the five early literacy practices; talking, singing, reading, playing and writing with these books and projects!

TALK about dinosaurs. You can find books about dinosaurs in the new animals section in the picture books, or in the juvenile nonfiction (back towards the family bathroom) under 567.9

Get ready to WRITE by drawing! You can use markers or crayons to decorate your dinosaur

SING along with Laurie Berkner to "We are the Dinosaurs" online or on her cd Whaddya Think of That?

PLAY with your dinosaur! After you have decorated it, make up some stories - what is the dinosaur doing? What does he say? Does he just roar or can he talk?

READ some of these stories about dinosaurs

When dinosaurs came with everything by Elise Broach
Inside-Outside Dinosaurs by Roxie Munro
I'm Big by Kate McMullan
Dinosaur Vs. Bedtime by Bob Shea

For more library events, new books, and more, check out our website at www.elkhorn.lib.wi.us, join us on Facebook, or talk to a librarian. Please let me know if you have suggestions or questions!

Jennifer Wharton, Youth Services Librarian
jwharton@elkhorn.lib.wi.us, 262-723-2678 ext. 14

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