As part of a very generous and sharing-centric profession, I love to share! But did I always? Like when I was a toddler or preschooler? Hell to the no. Nowadays, caregivers, educators, and experts are seeking to reframe the concept of "sharing" beyond a begrudging act of giving up a beloved toy. Instead, the focus… Continue reading Virtual Sunshine Squad: Let’s Share
Kindness always starts with something small: a smile, a pause to listen, a laugh, or a helping hand. Like a seed planted in the ground, that kindness can grow into something spectacular. This storytime for ages 0-6 has particular emphasis on the effect of something small on the happiness of another. Check out the other… Continue reading Virtual Sunshine Squad: Grow a Seed of Kindness
As someone who scours the internet for storytime content for slightly niche themes, it's finally time I jumped back in the saddle and gave back. Two years later, and what a wild and completely normal time it has been. As with most librarians who had the ability and resources to do so, I shifted all… Continue reading Virtual Sunshine Squad: Managing Your Grouchies
Due to the rave reviews of my colleagues, I decided to follow the massive librarian/parent following behind Drive-In Movies at the library--for the littlest hands. You can find other examples bathing the internet in a sort of brownish, boxy glow here, here, here, here, and here, and probably here. Sweet corrugated biscuits, let's get down… Continue reading Boxes at the ready, get set, GO!