The Handbook for Storytime Programs

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Judy Freeman and Caroline Feller Bauer

ISBN-13: 9780838912652

616 pages 
 7 x 10 
 2015

Librarians, teachers, parents, and caregivers can energize storytimes and curricula with this informative and entertaining resource filled with engaging and creative ways to integrate storytelling and story-related materials into programs for children, ages birth–12. Readers will find a treasure trove of tales, books, songs, and poems to share, plus a host of exciting and easily adaptable children’s literature-based activities. This handbook provides

  • Descriptions of a variety of programs for young children, from lap times for babies to programs for toddlers and nursery school age children, on up to grade 2
  • A "quicklist" of 150 thematic program-starters for children ages 1-7, on popular topics such as animals, the natural world, families, vehicles, and holidays
  • Story jokes, think stories, convoluted logic puzzlers, scary tales, funny stories, and dozens of other thematic program-starters for tweens
  • Methods for telling stories using pictures, objects, crafts, puppetry, songs, creative drama, and magic
  • Materials such as story scripts, songs, wordplay, poems, annotated booklists, and non-narrative sources for storytelling
  • Guidance to help story programmers pull together cohesive themed programs and story hours
No storytelling programmer will want to be without this expansive and instantly useful handbook.
Sku: 9780838912652
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