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Children and Money

Children and Money

Teaching children about money is important, and you can begin in preschool. Special education teacher, Danny Kofke, encourages money awareness [...]

Aug 18, 2014     No Comments
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Free Parent University on Saturday, August 16th

Free Parent University on Saturday, August 16th

                  Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) and Alignment Nashville are teaming up to offer a FREE event for MNPS [...]

Aug 14, 2014     No Comments
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Jon Scieszka at the Nashville Public Library!

Jon Scieszka at the Nashville Public Library!

Jon Scieszka, author of The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, Science Verse, The Time Warp Trio series, and [...]

Aug 11, 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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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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Would you like to come to tea?

Would you like to come to tea?

In my opinion, tea parties are a childhood staple. Why, you ask? It is because the tea party is an [...]

Jun 19, 2014     1 Comment
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NPL’s Summer Challenge!

NPL’s Summer Challenge!

It’s almost summer! You know what that means… The Nashville Public Library is kicking off our Summer Challenge! Children, Teens, [...]

Jun 2, 2014     2 Comments
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A View From the Classroom: Our Story Bag

A View From the Classroom: Our Story Bag

by Julie Miller In a preschool classroom, literacy learning doesn’t always occur at a prescribed time through an organized activity [...]

May 22, 2014     No Comments
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A Stick Is an Excellent Thing

A Stick Is an Excellent Thing

While the trees are still bare, sticks are easy to find in the yard…in the park…on the sidewalk.  Here are a few [...]

Apr 17, 2014     No Comments
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Everybody has a Song

Everybody has a Song

If you need an excuse to read poetry to your child (and who doesn’t?), take this opportunity to share this poem [...]

Apr 10, 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.

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