Monday Musings…..

I recently had the pleasure of training Head Start teachers on how to use books more effectively in their classrooms through props, storytelling, dialogic reading and music. I got to introduce them to great new readalouds. I was surprised to see that a lot of this was new to them. It was a fun training and the feedback was positive. It made me wonder though how well they could be preparing kids for school when they don’t even know how to readaloud.

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relaxing in between sessions

 

Always around this time of year I find myself in a storytime slump. I can’t find any new books to read, all activities seem lame, I don’t like any of the songs on my storytime playlist. Usually, I power through this slump by doing all new things and seeing how they work out. Does this happen to anyone else? What do you do about it?

I’ve become a fan of subscription boxes lately. It’s a great way to discover new products. LipMonthly is one of my favorites. I’ve been looking for a new box to try and these book-related boxes look pretty good. Has anyone tried one before what are your thoughts?

 

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