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Talking About Numbers at Home

Talking About Numbers at Home

Children who hear talk about counting and numbers at home start school with much more extensive mathematical knowledge, report researchers […]

May 21, 2015     No Comments
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Screen-Free Week Challenge

Screen-Free Week Challenge

According to the Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood: Screen-Free Week is an annual celebration in which millions of people across […]

May 7, 2015     No Comments
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“Puss in Boots” at NPL

“Puss in Boots” at NPL

May brings the premiere performance of a new version of the French fairy tale, Puss In Boots, adapted by Mary Tanner […]

May 4, 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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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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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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Mindfulness with Young Children

Mindfulness with Young Children

Mindfulness is noticing our thoughts, what our body feels like, what our ears are hearing, and anything else that is […]

Mar 19, 2015     No Comments
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Things to do with a Book:  Make a Map

Things to do with a Book: Make a Map

“I am told there are people who do not care for maps, but I find it hard to believe.” ~ […]

Mar 12, 2015     No Comments
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Habits of Mind: Gathering Data Through All the Senses

Habits of Mind: Gathering Data Through All the Senses

“If you will look carefully, Listen carefully, You will find a lot of things carefully. Look … and listen.” -Mr. […]

Feb 23, 2015     No Comments
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