The Handbook For Storytime Programs

The Handbook For Storytime Programs

  • Publish Date: 2015-09-14
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Judy Freeman Caroline Feller Bauer
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Librarians, teachers, parents, and caregivers can energize storytimes and curricula with this informative and entertaining resource filled with engaging and creative ways to integrate storytelling and story-related materials into programs for children, ages birth-12. Readers will find a treasure trove of tales, books, songs, and poems to share, plus a host of exciting and easily adaptable children s literature-based activities. This handbook provides

-Descriptions of a variety of programs for young children, from lap times for babies to programs for toddlers and nursery school age children, on up to grade 2

-A quicklist of 150 thematic program-starters for children ages 1-7, on popular topics such as animals, the natural world, families, vehicles, and holidays

-Story jokes, think stories, convoluted logic puzzlers, scary tales, funny stories, and dozens of other thematic program-starters for tweens

-Methods for telling stories using pictures, objects, crafts, puppetry, songs, creative drama, and magic

-Materials such as story scripts, songs, wordplay, poems, annotated booklists, and non-narrative sources for storytelling

-Guidance to help story programmers pull together cohesive themed programs and story hours

No storytelling programmer will want to be without this expansive and instantly useful handbook.

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