Storytime Spotlight: Sand & Sea (Toddler Time)

We had our first snow this week, but I'm still dreaming of fun summer storytimes! Here's the last installment of our fun in the sun:     Welcome & Set Expectations *Sing: Hands are Clapping Prop Talk: UnPack a Beach Bag I reached inside my bag for our first book and pulled out... sunglasses! "What… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Sand & Sea (Toddler Time)


Storytime Spotlight: The Big Blue Sea (Family Time)

Still playing catch up with my favorite fun summer storytimes! Led my first ever beach-themed storytimes in July and they were a BLAST. Here's a plan that worked really well with my mixed-age Family Crowd. I had a lot of preschoolers this time, so my activities skewed slightly higher:   Welcome & Set Expectations *Sing:… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: The Big Blue Sea (Family Time)

Storytime Spotlight: Ocean (Baby Time)

After an embarrassingly long hiatus, here's the storytime plan I used with my last Flannel Friday ocean post... in July... yikes! This was such a fun day and one of my first times using the parachute with babies. They loved it!   *Sing: Good Morning to You Welcome & Set Expectations *Rhyme: This is Big,… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Ocean (Baby Time)

Flannel Friday: A Big Blue Sea

Looking for a new, simple flannel for babies and toddlers? Look no more! This fun ocean themed song is great for summer storytimes. It's been a big hit with my families so far! This song is set to the tune of "A Ram Sam Sam." I completely forgot about how much my preschoolers loved this… Continue reading Flannel Friday: A Big Blue Sea