Anyone else tired on the first day of school? I am! Here's something new I tried out this year to help with the lineups at the desk for back to school reading materials. I inserted these bookmarks into my favourite books in YA and JUV fiction. Just ask the kids or parents to browse the … Continue reading Free Printable: Back to School Bookmarks
My favourite program to run at a library! Scribble Party! Low budget library programming. All you need is mural paper and markers. Leave it out on table - and the kids can colour all day.
Third week of the Junior Writers program and it's starting to kick off. This week, we discussed imagination and mood. Warm Up When you're writing a dialogue with characters, you want to be expressive and descriptive. You want your reader to imagine what your character is doing. One way of doing that is trying to … Continue reading Junior Writers: Imagination and Mood
Second week of Junior Writers and we're talking about setting. Warm Up Setting has three different components: place, time, and environment. I brought out the easel again and we brainstormed examples of place, time, and environment. Some examples include: Place: castle, city, town, province, country, farm, coffee shop Time: Afternoon, evening, daylight, nighttime, past, colonial … Continue reading Junior Writers: Imagination and Setting
New additions to my storytime songs for Fall! The Leaves on the Trees (The Wheels on the Bus) The Leaves on the trees are yellow and brown, Yellow and brown, yellow and brown. The leaves on the trees are yellow and brown, All through the town. The leaves on the trees are falling down, Falling … Continue reading Storytime – Fall