Early Math Literacy: Describe My World!

Early Math Literacy: Describe My World!

            The amount of talk young children hear about the spatial properties of the physical […]

Apr 23, 2015     No Comments
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The Art of Conversation

The Art of Conversation

The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home.    ~ William Temple Adults can sometimes talk “at” […]

Apr 20, 2015     No Comments
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It’s Artsy Thursday!

It’s Artsy Thursday!

  It’s Springtime, which means that NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child is right around the corner!  Let’s celebrate Artsy […]

Apr 16, 2015     No Comments
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It’s the Week of the Young Child!

It’s the Week of the Young Child!

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (or NAEYC) celebrates the annual week of the young child with […]

Apr 13, 2015     No Comments
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Check Out the Music of Jim Gill

Check Out the Music of Jim Gill

I went to a Read Aloud Delaware conference last month and children’s entertainer, Jim Gill, was the keynote speaker. When I […]

Apr 9, 2015     1 Comment
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Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves

Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves

This month the puppet show at Nashville Public Library Main Branch is Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves. In the puppet […]

Apr 6, 2015     No Comments
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Spring is Time for Eggs

Spring is Time for Eggs

Spring brings us a new crop of egg books that are beautiful, informative and delightful.  Check one out for the egg hunt. […]

Apr 2, 2015     No Comments
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Special Library Event: Children’s Day, Book Day

Special Library Event: Children’s Day, Book Day

Children’s Day, Book Day, or El día de los niños, día de los libros, is an annual celebration of children, […]

Mar 30, 2015     No Comments
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Creative Play and Literacy

Creative Play and Literacy

Here’s a reprint of a story I shared in 2012…   One recent afternoon, I listened to our three-year-old grandson talk through […]

Mar 26, 2015     No Comments
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The Big City

The Big City

Last Stop on Market Street  words by Matt de la Pena, pictures by Christian Robinson Little CJ and his wise […]

Mar 23, 2015     No Comments
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