Hi friends! I just found a new favorite read-aloud! Today I read this great picture book, Maybe a Bear Ate It, to kindergarten and pre-K classes. How have I inventoried this book several times and never read it? This book was a fun story with great (giggle-inducing) illustrations that made the kids laugh, applaud, and exclaim, “read it again!” Not only that, but it’s got a
Hi friends! Are you teaching your students how to take care of their library books? I’ve got a brand new way to talk about book care, and we’re loving it! Meet my book baby! I wrapped up my read-aloud in a baby blanket from the Dollar Tree. I made a poster, a song, and a game. I know we need to teach our students about
Hi friends! Thank you Mrs. B, from 180 Views from the Library Desk, for showing us a super way to use paint stirrers in the library! She told us about it in the comments, but I know that some of you may not have read it down there in the fine print. I want to highlight her super idea. Mrs. B has one shelf marker
Hi friends and campers! I just saw this super cute video while I was cruising Pinterest this morning, and I had to share it with you. It’s a library orientation video, featuring one of our favorite characters, Scaredy Squirrel! This was created by University Elementary School. I will definitely be including this in our back-to-school plans!
Run, Teacher, Run created this cool “I Have, Who Has” game to teach nonfiction conventions. Aren’t the cards cute? There are fourteen cards. Just print and laminate them, and you’ve got a card game to review those non-fiction text features that we want our students to use.Are you on a rotation where you have students each week for an extended time? This library center could
Animals Should NOT Borrow Library Books! BOOK CARE is something that we teach, re-teach, and then re-teach again in the school library. And still we find pages with teeth marks or spilled drinks all over them. Here is a learning center to help your students think about this subject in a different way. The “I Can” sign is a PDF file, and a free download