Tagged with " preschoolers"

What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

A recent book reached out and grabbed me at the bookstore.  I don’t read every education book that comes across the […]

May 2, 2016     No Comments
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Circle of Support for Pre-K Teachers

Circle of Support for Pre-K Teachers

Do you have a child who will be going to pre-k or kindergarten next fall? Do you teach preschool or […]

Mar 7, 2016     No Comments
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Onomato-what-a? Books That Utilize Onomatopoeia

Onomato-what-a? Books That Utilize Onomatopoeia

The Sounds of Poetry This post is brought to you by your friendly neighborhood literary device, onomatopoeia. Onomato-what-a, you ask? […]

Feb 15, 2016     No Comments
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Writing During the Holidays

Writing During the Holidays

              Need to keep the kids busy during the holidays…and promote literacy at the same […]

Dec 21, 2015     No Comments
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Author and Illustrator Focus: Elly MacKay

Author and Illustrator Focus: Elly MacKay

I have been making little paper worlds since I was a child. I used ink to make small drawings that […]

Nov 16, 2015     No Comments
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A Shiver of Ghosties

A Shiver of Ghosties

For All Hallows Read (a scary book-sharing holiday created by author Neil Gaiman in 2010) try some of these  age-appropriate ghost […]

Oct 18, 2015     No Comments
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A Walk on an Autumn Day

A Walk on an Autumn Day

Two newly released picture books take place in that special territory of a casual walk on a beautiful fall day.  Each […]

Oct 4, 2015     No Comments
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Makerspaces for Kids

Makerspaces for Kids

At the Nashville Public Library, we are investing in great makerspaces for teens through Studio NPL.  As August is National Inventor’s Month, we encourage […]

Aug 3, 2015     No Comments
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Road Trip!  Views from the Back Seat

Road Trip! Views from the Back Seat

Summertime invariably ends up with a family road trip, and that means something is needed to keep the children busy […]

Jul 13, 2015     No Comments
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Read What You Want This Summer

Read What You Want This Summer

Summer is in full swing, and many children are relishing not having to go to school or complete assignments. Others, […]

Jul 6, 2015     No Comments
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