Booksharing: 101 programs to use with preschoolers

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Library Professional Publications, 1988 - Family & Relationships - 236 pages
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Suggests programs for preschoolers featuring books about science, the seasons, holidays, the imagination, travel, art, and music

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I loved this book! It's full of themed ideas for reading and learning opportunities for preschoolers. The ideas were developed as individual library/storyteller programs, but I used them one-on-one ... Read full review

Contents

About These Programs
1
Music Time
6
Science Beginnings
13
The Field
15
The Tree
16
The Garden
17
The Sea
20
The Pbnd
21
Celebrations
87
Valentines Day 43 Be My Friend
89
Mailman Mailman Bring Me a Letter
90
St Patricks Day 45 St Patricks Day Parade
92
April Fools Day 46 Feeling Foolish
93
Easter
95
Its Spring Feathered Babies Spring Hats
96
Feeling Glad
117

A Bugs Eye View of the World
23
A Seed Grows
25
Meet a Worm
26
A Mushroom is Growing
28
Lots of Rot
29
How Things Work 11 But Will It Fly? Aerodynamics
30
Wind Power
32
Tools Work For Us
33
Wheels and Gears
35
Young Scientists 15 Classifying Chairs
36
Take a Closer Look
38
Geological Wonders 17 Dinosaurs
39
Your Own Special Rock
40
Volcanoes Erupt
41
Exploring Our Senses 20 Hear It
42
Taste It
45
Touch It
46
See It
48
Smell It
50
Basic Concepts 25 Number Rhumba
52
Color Me Red
54
Is It Fast? Is It Slow?
56
What Then? A Sequencing Storytime
57
Seasons
61
Halloween 29 All Falling Down
63
Apple Day
64
Harvest Moon
66
Owls in the Night
67
Black Cats
69
Thanksgiving Hanukkah Christmas 34 The Snowy Day
72
Snow Bears
73
Easter Wind Power 36 Its Spring
75
Feathered Babies
76
Spring Kittens
78
Spring Hats
80
The Rainy Day
81
Sun
83
Shadow Play
84
Just Me
123
Adventuring
139
On the High Seas
142
Music Time Frog Songs Spring Kittens Black Cats Owls in the Night Snow Bears Feathered Babies 72 Happy Lions
143
Elephants Babies and Elephant Babies
145
Crocodiles and Alligators
147
Mice Are Nice
149
Portly Pigs
150
Problem Pups
151
Dreams and Nonsense 78 Freaky Food
153
Foolish Furniture
155
Dream Time
157
Teddy Bears Go Dancing
158
Copy Cats
159
Rhyme Rhyme Rhyme
160
Wonderful Words
162
Monster Bash
163
A Visit to the King and Queen
164
Blueberry Strawberry Jamberry
165
St Patricks Day Parade
167
Highland Fling
169
Russian Winter
170
Voici Paris
172
Art Concepts Series
175
Focus on Art 91 Print It
177
Looking at a Line
179
Paste a Collage
181
Mold It
183
A Little Schubert
189
Barnyard Dance
191
Chicken Soup
192
Drummer Hoff
193
May Day
194
Bibliography
197
Index of Films
235
Musical Notations for Songs
237
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About the author (1988)

Margaret Read MacDonald is a storyteller, author, folklorist, and children's librarian, whom "School Library Journal" has called "a grand dame of storytelling." Ms. MacDonald is the author of numerous books, including pickin' peas, illustrated by Pat Cummings, and the award-winning book "The Parents' Guide to Storytelling". She lives in Kirkland, Washington.