To tie in with Halloween this week, create your own haunted house out of paper, complete with a cute ghost! We’ve also got suggestions for a few of our favourite haunted house stories.
Month: October 2020
A simple, easy to do early literacy activity that promotes the development of reading skills is to teach children the parts of a book.
The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library has an extensive collection of DVDs to choose from. Here is a quick library search tip to help you find the most recent DVDs in our catalog and reserve your copy.
It’s Friday, which means it’s time for Storytime & Craft! This week we have a super cool topic and a super cool craft: Nocturnal Animal Silhouettes!
An important part of child development and early literacy is the encouragement and nurturing of a child’s imagination. This activity will encourage children to think about key ideas in a story through the use of “who, what, where, when, and why” questions, while stimulating their creative and imaginative side.
We’re going back to the roots of Beyond Storytime and returning to Storytime & Craft every Friday morning. Each week we’ll bring you a new craft activity tied into the weekly theme of our Friday Virtual Storytime. This week we’re kicking things off with a journey to the Moon!
From birth to potty-training, parents and caregivers will change a LOT of diapers, and a LOT of outfits, both of which can be unpleasant tasks with young children. Many children simply do not want to stop having fun. However, change tables can be a great place to incorporate some of the practices that support early literacy learning, such as talking, singing, and playing.
Are you excited for the new lineup of Red Cedar nominees? We are! The program officially launches in November, but you can get a head start on your reading. We have copies of all of these titles in our collection and you can find them in our catalogue.