OINK! Here comes some book, rhyme, song and craft ideas for a Pig Storytime!
Many Australians observe Father’s Day on the first Sunday of September. It is a day for people to show their appreciation for fathers and father figures. In the lead up to their special day, the library runs storytimes featuring books about Dads and a craft the children can give to Dad on Father’s Day. This year I made a card template for the craft activity – also see below for links to other great ideas.
This week I have selected a few of my favourite monster-themed books and songs and have attached a few photos of some suggested craft activities.
Nothing like new displays, redesigning book club logos and dreaming up new and exciting storytime themes to give the imagination a workout! In such a busy, fast-paced world, the importance of cultivating a child’s imagination can sometimes be forgotten.
“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.” ― Albert Einstein
This term I combined the themes dream, wish, imagine and hope you find the attached booklist, songs and craft ideas useful…
Book Week 2012 was Saturday 18 – Friday 24 August, the theme being Champions Read. Quite appropriate in a very sports dominated culture we have in Australia!
I usually make my way through the shortlisted books and place reservations on the titles so that I can show them to my Ripper Readers. I think it’s a great way to introduce the kids (and myself!) to new authors and illustrators.