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By Kathy MacMillan

Kid's programming made effortless. so easy. What librarian does not dream of delivering extra and higher kid's courses with much less attempt? in the end, those tend to be the most well-liked and sought-after courses within the library. yet also they are the main challenging: any librarian who has installed the sweat and time required to drag jointly a unmarried caliber software will cringe on the prospect of placing jointly eighteen courses every week! In Maryland's Carroll County, tale containers have made this very unlikely dream come actual for two decades. Now MacMillan, author, storyteller, and previous kid's librarian, outlines the confirmed tale field approach for sharing an array of winning courses. tale bins supply an easy technique for shooting principles, expertise, creativity, and assets on hand on your library. together with step by step directions from inspiration via implementation and supplemented by way of programming counsel, A field filled with stories solutions your entire questions:

# what's a narrative box?
# What is going right into a tale box?
# How is one placed together?
# Who can contribute?
# How do you get buy-in from others to percentage this resource?

In addition, locate specific plans for 50 nice tale containers together with instructed books, fingerplays, songs, props, crafts, and signal language. From ah-choo! to antlers, from monkey company to zoo escapes, A field jam-packed with stories is a simple technique to supply successful, enjoyable library courses for kids with out the complications and the hassles. you may make the very unlikely take place if you percentage assets with tale containers!

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Show your teeth. . let out a roar. “Dinosaurs Lived Long, Long Ago” Dinosaurs lived long, long ago, Even before mommy and daddy, you know. Some dinosaurs ate plants, And some ate meat, But now you’ll never see a dinosaur walking down the street! ”) Did you ever see a dinosaur, a dinosaur, a dinosaur? Did you ever see a dinosaur go this way and that? Go this way and that way, and that way and this way. Did you ever see a dinosaur go this way and that? 57 58 Dinosaur Daze Props *Flannelboard Song *Flannelboard Rhyme “Five Dinosaurs” “Color Dinosaurs” (to the tune of “One Elephant Went Out to Play”) Pieces needed: 5 dinosaurs 1 dinosaur went out to play, Over the hills and far away.

Unfold the paper. Wrap the shorter edges of the paper around, overlap, and tape them together. Tape the strip of construction paper to the top of the lantern to form a handle. Decorate as desired. Decorate the head and tail pieces as desired. Accordion-fold a strip of construction paper so that it forms a long wavy strip. Tape or glue the dragon’s head to one end of the construction paper, and the tail to the other end. Glue or tape the craft sticks to the head and tail pieces. Hold the dragon puppet by the sticks and make it dance like the dragon in the Chinese New Year parade.

Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman, 1993. *My First Chinese New Year by Karen Katz. New York: Henry Holt, 2004. The Rooster’s Antlers: A Story of the Chinese Zodiac by Eric A. Kimmel. New York: Holiday House, 1999. In the Snow by Huy Voun Lee. New York: Henry Holt, 1995. 1, 2, 3, Go! by Huy Voun Lee. New York: Henry Holt, 2000. Big Jimmy’s Kum Kau Chinese Take Out by Ted Lewin. New York: HarperCollins, 2002. *Dim Sum for Everyone by Grace Lin. New York: Knopf, 2001. *Fortune Cookie Fortunes by Grace Lin.

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