Picture Book Parties
128 pages • 8½ x 11
From the invitations to the suggested books, games, activities, and themed party snacks, this book makes it easy to plan a fun literacy event from start to finish.
What happens when you take a mouse to school? How do you grow vegetable soup? And do pirates take baths? The answers to these fun questions—and a great variety of other subjects that children will enjoy—are contained in the stories suggested in this book, all of which are perfect for picture book parties.
Picture books, storytime readings, and parties are always popular with children because they find them highly entertaining. These activities can also be very educational. When children are engaged and enjoying themselves, the learning process is naturally enhanced.
Picture Book Parties contains 25 fun, storytime party ideas that will help teachers, librarians, parents, and students celebrate popular picture books, supplying all of the ideas and guidance to have great picture book parties in a classroom, school, library, or home setting. Each of the book's chapters is dedicated to a storytime subject and party theme, containing a themed party invitation template, suggested picture books, party games, party center activities, and themed party refreshment ideas and recipes. Picture Book Parties also includes a bonus chapter that offers a multitude of ways for teachers, librarians, and literacy coaches to connect students to their favorite authors.