Story Time Extras on a Budget

This January I got the opportunity to attend a bit of the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. I had so much fun!! In addition to getting a bunch of free pre-publication books, I got to also sit in on a Guerrilla Storytime workshop! Guerrilla Storytime was developed by the amazing folks at the […]

101 Story Time Crafts for ages 1-6

Here are 101 Story Time crafts that are age-appropriate, easily adapted, food-free, washable, easy to prep, non-toxic, non-choking hazard, crafts that are not overly messy and cost very little! I have listed theme and book suggestions as well! Note: Some of these crafts contain googly eyes or small pieces of pipe cleaner, which are a […]

Tips for Playing the Ukulele at Story Time

I am fortunate to be married to an experienced music teacher who is very generous with his musical knowledge. Two years ago, he bought me a ukulele for my birthday, and provided a few lessons, which enabled me to begin playing live music at story time. The ukulele has since become a regular part of […]

7 Ways to Make Story Time More Fun for Everyone

I have a unique perspective of  Story Time behavior.  I run Story Times for my local library and I bring my 3 1/2 year old to my preschool programs. I have to say I haven’t seen a lot of these problems in my own Story Times…except from my own son!  Trust me when I say […]

My Christmas Memory Journal (a Printable Ornament for Kids)

Today The Library Adventure is taking part in a fun project that a group of over 50 bloggers have put together. It is 20 Days of Kid-Made Ornaments! The other two blogs sharing a kid made ornament today are Something 2 Offer and Learn with Play at Home. Mama Miss is our hostess, be sure […]