Tagged with " Science"

2015: A Few Favorites

2015: A Few Favorites

It’s always difficult to choose the best children’s books of any year, for, I must confess, I love them all!  I have […]

Jan 27, 2016     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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Habits of Mind: Create, Imagine and Innovate!

Habits of Mind: Create, Imagine and Innovate!

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” ~Mark Twain “What is now proved was […]

Jul 27, 2015     No Comments
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In the Meadow

In the Meadow

Summertime often gives families time to wander and walk in the meadows and forests.  For the record, and to help you introduce […]

Jun 1, 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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Habits of Mind: Clear and Precise Language

Habits of Mind: Clear and Precise Language

Can you really expect clear and precise language from preschoolers? Like most things, the answer is “It depends.” Some children start using […]

Nov 13, 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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Habits of Mind: Questioning and Posing Problems

Habits of Mind: Questioning and Posing Problems

  Asking questions seems like a normal part of childhood.  What parent hasn’t spent a few moments wishing their child had fewer […]

May 8, 2014     No Comments
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The Kitchen as a Learning Zone: Toddlers

The Kitchen as a Learning Zone: Toddlers

Now that cold weather is here for a few months, you will need to find clever ways to entertain your toddler […]

Jan 20, 2014     No Comments
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Yoo-hoo, Ladybug!

Yoo-hoo, Ladybug!

Ladybugs, ladybugs, ladybugs! I don’t know if they are bad near you, but they are absolutely all over Nashville right […]

Nov 28, 2013     No Comments
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