A Box Full of Tales by Kathy MacMillan

By Kathy MacMillan

Kid's programming made effortless. so easy. What librarian does not dream of supplying extra and higher kid's courses with much less attempt? finally, those tend to be the preferred and sought-after courses within the library. yet also they are the main not easy: any librarian who has installed the sweat and time required to tug jointly a unmarried caliber software will cringe on the prospect of placing jointly eighteen courses every week! In Maryland's Carroll County, tale packing containers have made this most unlikely dream come real for 20 years. Now MacMillan, author, storyteller, and previous kid's librarian, outlines the confirmed tale field process for sharing an array of winning courses. tale containers provide an easy approach for taking pictures principles, expertise, creativity, and assets on hand on your library. together with step by step directions from idea via implementation and supplemented by means of programming tips, A field jam-packed 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 particular plans for 50 nice tale bins together with advised books, fingerplays, songs, props, crafts, and signal language. From ah-choo! to antlers, from monkey enterprise to zoo escapes, A field choked with stories is a straightforward method to provide successful, relaxing library courses for kids with out the complications and the hassles. you may make the very unlikely take place if you happen to percentage assets with tale packing containers!

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Selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins. New York: HarperCollins, 1990. Crafts Magic Folder From The Magic Book by Jane Bull (New York: DK, 2002). Decorate your bookmark with stickers, crayons, etc. Punch a hole on the top, about ½ inch from the edge. Fold the ribbon in half, and push the folded end through the hole. Push the loose ends through the loop formed by the folded end, and pull them tight. Brothers and Sisters Sign: brother Sign: sister Books It’s All about Me! by Nancy Cote. New York: G. P.

Now jump up and down. Wait! The King/Queen did not command! Repeat with other actions. Old King Cole was a merry old soul, A merry old soul was he. He called for his pipe, and he called for his bowl, And he called for his fiddlers three. Old King Cole was a merry old soul, A merry old soul was he. He DANCED for his pipe, and he DANCED for his bowl, And he DANCED for his fiddlers three. Repeat with CLAPPED, JUMPED, and TURNED. Props *Flannelboard Rhyme “Five Little Dragons” Pieces needed: 5 dragons, knight 1 little dragon feeling kind of blue, Another dragon comes along, and now there are 2.

Wincanton, England: Ragged Bears Publishing, 2001. *Book! Book! Book! by Deborah Bruss. New York: Scholastic, 2001. *B Is for Books! by Annie Cobb. New York: Random House, 1996. The Library Dragon by Carmen Agra Deedy. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree, 1994. Charlie Cook’s Favorite Book by Julia Donaldson. New York: Dial, 2005. Stella Louella’s Runaway Book by Lisa Campbell Ernst. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998. Miss Smith’s Incredible Storybook by Michael Garland. New York: Dutton, 2003. *Book! by Kristine O’Connell George.

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