This week in Story Time, we read Shark vs Train by Chris Barton and Tom Lichtenfield, and we did this cute shark craft inspired by I Heart Craft Things: Supplies are easy: Blue, white and black construction paper Googly eyes Newspaper Head over to I heart Crafty Things for the step by step instructions! I… Continue reading Newspaper Shark Craft for Kids!
So I freelance on the side for a book review magazine, and I have *tried* to get hired on as a freelancer in other capacities to other websites. Here is an Listicle that I shopped around to a few different websites that publish that sort of thing, and it wasn’t picked up. So after waiting… Continue reading 7 Things I’ve learned working with children
This week at Story Time we are reading Little Owl Lost by Chris Haughton, which means we need to do an owl craft! Here’s a tutorial of a quick and easy (and affordable) craft for pre-school aged children. Here’s what you’ll need: Construction paper (for background) Cotton balls (3 per child) Popsicle sticks (I used… Continue reading Cotton Ball Owl Craft for Kids!
One of the best party of my job as a Children’s Programmer (among many other things) at the Public Library in my home town is that I get to plan fun parties for kids! While July was a slow month for me (mostly because I was on vacation for a lot of it), I held… Continue reading Spy party at the Library!