On Wednesday, December 18th Headquarters hosted a Toddlers and Twos Santa Storytime. During the program we read Santa stories, sang winter songs and played with sleigh bells. Following the readings we put on a reindeer marionette show and made a Santa craft.
On Monday, December 16th Headquarters hosted a Holiday Storytime for children ages 4 to 6. During the program we read gingerbread man stories, sang winter songs, and played a snowman game toss. Following the program attendees were treated to a gingerbread treat and craft.
With winter break approaching, it may be difficult to keep students on task in the classroom. Many educator websites offer suggestions for keeping students interested in learning throughout this exciting time of year. Check out the following sites for ideas!
As Thanksgiving approaches, you may be looking for books on the holiday. The following websites provide recommended reads for children of varying ages. These books would be great in the classroom or for reading at home.
November marks the beginning of Native American Heritage Month. What started as a day of recognition in 1916 turned into a month long observation in 1990. Throughout the month the contributions, sacrifices and achievements of American Indian and Alaska Natives are honored.
November marks the beginning of Picture Book Month. This annual initiative celebrates the printed picture book within the digital era.
October 13th marks the beginning of Teen Read Week. This week long celebration encourages teens to become regular readers.
Headquarters recently hosted a Learning Adventure program on forest animals. During the program children were read non-fiction and informative picture books.