As an on-call librarian, I do many babytimes throughout Vancouver to groups of many different sizes. Since July I’ve had the opportunity of providing the baby storytime to one particular branch each week, allowing me to cultivate relationships, grow the attendance, and try new things. On average, I get about 20-30 caregivers + babies per… Continue reading Revamping Baby Storytime: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the ‘Chute
We are happy to report that we’ve come out of it now, but Lindsey and I went through a mean shaker phase back in December. We appreciated your support and kind words and because we lived to tell our tale we’d love to share a few things we learned along the way! A few quick… Continue reading Give Your Storytime a Shake!
This is the last post in my Toddler Storytime series. Did you miss any? Here’s a recap: How I Plan Favourite Read Alouds Favourite Read Alouds, Part 2 Favourite Songs and Rhymes Favourite Songs and Rhymes, Part 2 Songs To Get the Wiggles Out Songs to Get the Wiggles Out, Part 2 How I Incorporate… Continue reading Toddler Storytime: Favourite Felt Stories
We celebrated Family Literacy Day here in Canada last week and one thing I like to tell the families that come to storytime is that it’s possible to sing the whole day through. So I have accepted my own challenge and put together a collection of songs and rhymes that will truly have you singing… Continue reading Storytiming the Whole Day Through