Food Around the World

OPENING SONG – Can’t Wait to Celebrate from Jim Gill’s Irrational Anthem album BOOK 1 –  How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman “Making an apple pie is really very easy.  First, get all of the ingredients at the market. . . ”  But what happens if the market…

One World Many Animals

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME OPENING SONG – Can’t Wait to Celebrate from Jim Gill’s Irrational Anthem album FLANNEL STORY –   Uwungelema: A South African Tale If you do an internet search for Uwungelema, you’ll find many different variations on this folktale.  I’ve posted the version that I used below. Uwungemela: A South African Tale Uwungemela Flannel Board…

China

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM Here are some of the ideas we used for our school-age program this week.   Today we learned about CHINA! BOOKS TO READ: Great Big Scary Dog by Libby Gleeson White Tiger, Blue Serpent by Grace Tseng Daisy Comes Home by Jan Brett Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story From China by Ai-Ling Louie…

México

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM ¡Hola mis amigos!  This week we took a trip to México during our library program for school-aged children. INTRODUCTION – Our program began with a short introduction to México.  We asked the children:  to find Mexico on a big world map what language they speak in Mexico if they knew any words…