Story Hour Resources
Theme based crafts, songs,
to Z Teacher Stuff - Created by teachers for easy access to thematic
units, lesson plans, printable worksheets and much more.
Activities - Bright Ring Publishing brings you free art activities
from author MaryAnn Kohl.
Ideas - Search ideas by grade, subject, theme, and/or Crayola
Printable Crafts - Printable crafts and coloring pages, listed by
County Library (Birth to 6: Book Lists, Early Literacy, Spanish,
Site - Free downloads and lesson plan ideas from Hummingbird Educational
Idea Box - Activities, crafts, recipes for crafts and for kids,
games and songs
- Includes a craft finder, recipes and online games.
- Listen to the melody of your favorite kids or print lyrics and sheet
- You can print everything on this site (PDF) and be ready to go. The
Flashcard section even includes an MP3 file for letters and words.
Express - An extensive site developed by author Jean Warren. Geared
toward Toddlers and Preschoolers.
Icon - Wiki by James Thomas
to Conduct Story Hours
Special Needs Story Hours
Storytimes - Wiki of storytime ideas, listed by theme.
Sparks - from Library Palooza
Crafts - Listed by theme
County Public Library Storytime Plans - Infant, Toddler, Preschool,
School-age and Bilingual
ACL Storytime Ideas - Website from Association of Children's Librarians
of Northern California. Listed by theme.
Window - Wilmette Librarians (Illinois) Blog, shares suggestions
for age-appropriate books, rhymes, songs, and crafts.
Snapshot - Storytime plans/resources for Toddler and K+.
Source Page - Includes books, songs and flannel kits for Toddler,
Preschool and Kindergarten.
Reader - ABC storytimes: books and rhymes for each letter.
Tips for Library Fun - Blog about Youth Services programs and services.
with Miss Brianna - Storytime plans for Birth and Pre-K. Includes
a songs and rhymes Index page.
Desk - Includes Youth Services programs and services; storytime
plans for Birth; early literacy; Weekly Storytime Songs page; and My
Baby Storytimes page.
Mary Liberry - Book reviews and stories about Pre-K storytime, early
Kids - Book and media reviews; Youth Services programs and services;
storytime plans for Toddler, Pre-K; early literacy; Storytime Songs;
Fingerplays and Activities page.
Share - From Saroj Ghoting, author of Early Literacy Storytimes.
Includes early literacy books and extensions linked with early literacy
Passionate Librarian - Book reviews; Youth Services programs and
services; early literacy; rhymes and fingerplays podcast page. Much
- Program for children in which, local therapy dogs are brought to the
library and children read to them, one on one.
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