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Favorite Picture Books I Read in 2023

Here are the top 7 pictures books I read in 2023. I chose them based on how much I personally enjoyed them and how much the kids I read to (during my preschool-aged public library story time, and during my volunteer reading to my kids’ kindergarten and 2nd grade class). These books weren’t necessarily published […]

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Preschool Storytime: Farm Animals

Farm animals story time is a theme that you can use year-round, but I like to do it during the fall. Many children are visiting apple farms or pumpkin farms during the fall so they’re familiar with the idea of farms. It’s also a nice theme to use if you want an alternative to Halloween […]

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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.” […]