Choosing and Using Great Books!

Choosing and Using Great Books!

We know how important it is to offer high quality literature for preschoolers, but how can you find the great [...]

Jul 24, 2014     No Comments
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String City: From Magdeburg to Nashville

String City: From Magdeburg to Nashville

Our Wishing Chair puppeteers just returned from a puppetry festival in Magdeburg, Germany – Nashville’s sister city.  They traveled with [...]

Jul 21, 2014     No Comments
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Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

Here it is mid-July and IT’S HOT! City summers are all about finding ways to keep cool. Here are three delightful books [...]

Jul 17, 2014     No Comments
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Author Focus: Ed Young

Author Focus: Ed Young

Ed Young is a two-time Hans Christian Andersen Medal nominee and Caldecott Award winning children’s book illustrator and author. Known [...]

Jul 14, 2014     No Comments
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Summer Memories

Summer Memories

What I remember about summer as a child is sitting outdoors sipping tea, eating corn-on-the-cob and watermelon, followed by hand-cranked ice cream and [...]

Jul 10, 2014     No Comments
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Things To Do With a Book: Act up!

Things To Do With a Book: Act up!

 This is a series of “Things To Do With a Book”. Idea #1  Dramatic Play Read a story and then [...]

Jul 7, 2014     No Comments
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Baseball! Baseball! Baseball!

Baseball! Baseball! Baseball!

While a majority of the world is following the World Cup in Brazil, several of us in Nashville are excited [...]

Jul 3, 2014     No Comments
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Let’s Get Emotional

Let’s Get Emotional

One of the most important gifts we can give to children is the ability to name what they are feeling. Are [...]

Jun 30, 2014     No Comments
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Summer Splash

Summer Splash

It’s summertime…time to be outdoors, beat the heat, visit relatives, splash in the water, or search for seashells on the beach. Let’s start with water.  I’m sharing my [...]

Jun 26, 2014     No Comments
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NPL’s Wild About Soccer!

NPL’s Wild About Soccer!

Soccer fans rejoice! The World Cup has arrived and for the next several weeks, soccer mania will dominate conversations, televisions, [...]

Jun 23, 2014     No Comments
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Bringing Books to Life

Bringing Books to Life helps educators and parents find fun and innovative ways to inspire children to read.

Read about our Preschool Literacy Program

Elizabeth Atack, Program Coordinator
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Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator
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