Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Outreach Storytime: Rain, Rain, don't go away!

  • Program Goals
    • Encourage library visits
    • Build relationships with students and teachers
    • Teach kids about weather
Toddlers (*nonfiction)
  • The Big Storm by Nancy Tafuri (TJ 2019)
Preschool and Kindergarten (*nonfiction)
  • Boom! Boom! Boom! by Jamie Swenson (TJ 2019)
  • Mushroom in the rain by Mirra Ginsburg (TJ 2019)
  • Blue on blue by White (J 2019)
  • Duck and Hippo in the rainstorm by London (TJ 2019)
Long stories (*nonfiction)
  • *When rain falls by Melissa Stewart (TJ 2019)
  • Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld (TJ 2019)
  • When the rain comes by Alma Fullerton (J 2019)
Movement and Music
Early Literacy Skills/Vocabulary/Concepts: Repetition, animal habits in rain, counting

  • Elephant bookmarks (they have a cut-out ear). Tell the kids they had good elephant ears for listening (even if they hadn't listened...positive reinforcement!)

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