Friday, December 14, 2018

Outreach Storytime: Winter Holidays

  • Program Goals
    • Offer a neutral holiday storytime
    • Learn about animals in winter
    • Distribute handout to encourage kids to visit the library (my associate had the great idea to copy and share the soup recipe from Soup Day - do this next year!)
Toddlers (*nonfiction)
  • *Kitten's Winter by Eugenie Fernandes (blown-up pictures on magnets) (2018)
  • *Soup Day by Melissa Iwai (2018)
  • (1 copy) Bear stays up for Christmas by Karma Wilson (2018)
Preschool and Kindergarten (*nonfiction)
  • Turkey Claus by Wendi Silvano
  • Very Fuddles Christmas by Fran Vischer (2018)
  • Christmas Wombat by Jackie French (2018)
  • (1 copy) Waiting for winter by Sebastian Meschenmoser (2018)
Long stories (*nonfiction)
  • (1 copy) Sister bear by Jane Yolen (*2018)
  • Millie in the snow by Alexander Steffensmeier
  • Who's that knocking on Christmas Eve by Jan Brett
Movement and Music
Flannelboards and Activities
Vocabulary and Learning Objectives

  • Identify North American winter animals
  • Prove to the kids that yes, wombats are a real thing
  • Observation of detail, cause and effect

2 comments:

Lois Burgess said...

Hi Jennifer,

Just wondering how I can subscribe to your blog? Thanks!

Lois Burgess

Jennifer said...

Hi Lori,
There's a subscribe button over to the right, under the popular posts list. Or, if you use a feed reader like feedly, you can usually just put the blog title or web address in and it will automatically subscribe you.