The Handbook for Storytime Programs by Judy Freeman, Caroline Feller Bauer
  

The Handbook for Storytime Programs

Written by Judy Freeman, Caroline Feller Bauer
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The Handbook for Storytime Programs by Judy Freeman, Caroline Feller Bauer

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 2A quicklist of 150 thematic program-starters for children ages 1-7, on popular topics such as animals, the natural world, families, vehicles, and holidaysStory jokes, think stories, convoluted logic puzzlers, scary tales, funny stories, and dozens of other thematic program-starters for tweensMethods for telling stories using pictures, objects, crafts, puppetry, songs, creative drama, and magicMaterials such as story scripts, songs, wordplay, poems, annotated booklists, and non-narrative sources for storytellingGuidance to help story programmers pull together cohesive themed programs and story hoursNo storytelling programmer will want to be without this expansive and instantly useful handbook.

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Format

Paperback
336 pages

Author

Judy Freeman, Caroline Feller Bauer
More books by Judy Freeman, Caroline Feller Bauer

Publisher

ALA Editions an imprint of American Library Association

Publication date

1st March 2015

ISBN

9780838912652


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