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Preschool Storytime: Bears

Opening Song: Hello, Friends (from JBrary) Song: ABC Song (traditional) When it fits well, I try to introduce a letter that corresponds with the theme. This week, I did “B” for “bears.” I started off by telling the children I had a mystery bag full of interesting things. They all started with the letter “B.” […]

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Preschool Storytime: Dinosaurs!

Opening Song: Hello, Friends (from JBrary) Song: ABC song (traditional) I printed out the entire alphabet and hung it on my flannel board. We sang the ABC song once through slowly while I pointed to each letter. Then we sang it faster the second time. Activity: I printed out a large Letter D flashcard. We […]

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Preschool Storytime: Eat Your Veggies!

Opening Song: Hello, Friends (from JBrary) Song: Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes I wanted to start with a familiar song because I had several new songs planned for this Storytime session. We’ve done this several times in the past and it’s always good for getting wiggles out! We start by singing it slow the first […]

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Preschool StoryTime: Cats

Every week I share what I did for my preschool storytime. I hope this helpful and enjoyable for you! Books These are the books I had on hand for the storytime. I usually have a range of ages from 1 year-5 years old, so I’m always prepared with way more books than I actually need. […]

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Collection Development

4 Reasons Every Christian School Library Needs a Collection Development Policy

Creating a collection development policy for your Christian school library may seem like a daunting task.  However, it is one of the most important documents a school library needs.  Taking the time to create a thorough collection development policy now will save you a lot of time and stress later. Reason 1: It provides clarity […]

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Collection Development

4 Things to Include in a Christian School Library Collection Development Policy

A collection development policy is arguably the most important document a Christian school library needs.  The policies and procedures outlined in a collection development policy guide the school and the librarian in making decisions regarding purchasing, challenged materials, and deselection of materials.  A thorough collection development policy can also ease the confusion and fear that […]