Picture Book Parties!

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ABC-CLIO, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 128 pages
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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.

  

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Contents

Wild Book Ramble
1
Fairy Tale FreeforAll
5
All Aboard the Book Train
9
Bear Bonanza
13
A Rainbow of Reading Fun
17
Friend Fest
21
Pigeon Party
23
Socks Rock
27
Pirate Party
59
Birthday Extravaganza
63
Family Fun Night
67
Rain Rumpus
69
Big Top Bash
71
Toy Show and Tell
73
Fishing Fun
75
Buggin Out
77

Moonlight Madness
31
Barnyard Blowout
33
Awesome Autumn
37
Winter Whirligig
41
Spring Up a Story
45
Summer Jubilee
47
Garden Gala
51
Back to School Blast
55
DressUp Day
81
Readers and Authors Making a Lasting Connection
83
Party Invitation Templates
87
Center Activity and Game Templates
113
Picture Book Bibliography
119
Index
125
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DOB: 11/24/1973