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


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 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.

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336 pages


Judy Freeman, Caroline Feller Bauer
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Publication date

30th April 2015



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