Outreach Storytime: 5/13

This was a preschool outreach program. The facility let me choose the theme, so I went themeless.

The Plan

Books

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Butterfly, Butterfly by Petr Horacek*
From Head to Toe by Eric Carle*
If You’re Happy and You Know It by Jane Cabrera*
I’m Not Cute! by Jonathan Allen*
Press Here by Herve Tullet

Extension Activities

Flannelboard: Dear Zoo*

Flannelboard: Little Mouse, Little Mouse*

Flannelboard: Lots of Cars

Puppets: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed*

How It Went

I still have to admit that going themeless has made my storytime planning life much easier for these outreach visits. I also like having the variety of book choices to go to because I don’t know how a group will respond whereas at the library, I know and recognize the majority of the participants ahead of time.

This visit was pretty remarkably fantastic though. And I was SO HAPPY when the director took pictures and then emailed me a copy. I finally know what my storytime faces look like! I’m very expressive. I think my favorite moment was two children who were perfect imitators of my Baby Owl voice as they shouted, “I’m not cute!!” with me.

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