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New Haven mayor seeks children's books

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)- Mayor Toni Harp is asking residents to donate children’s books to the New Haven Reads program’s book drive.

It’s the third annual book drive. 52 more words


Exploring by Alain Grée

As a teacher I’ve always found the majority of my ideas for lessons and activities from books, usually picture story books. Sharing a story together then engaging in an activity is a great way to set the context for learning. 173 more words

Books And Activities

Not All Slides Are Good!

There’s one slide, in particular that you’ll probably want your children to avoid over the coming weeks – the dreaded summer slide! In case the term is new to you, here’s the explanation found on… 243 more words

Therapy Dogs

Further Storytelling Adventures with the Sainted Librarians of NSW

Some people like to go to Keith Urban concerts, others like to go to flower shows. Me? I’m thrilled to spend six hours in the company of Children’s Librarians eager to extend their storytelling and oral literature repertoire. 155 more words


Independent Booksellers Week 2014 Competition Time!

How would you like to win a bundle of this year’s shortlisted children’s books?  Well, dream no more, we are thrilled to launch our brand new competition where you can do just that! 271 more words

Mumsnet Leicestershire

Comics and Graphic Novels Workshops

A popular workshop with the aim of teaching art skills and character development and benefitting reluctant readers. Available in and around London.


Age Groups

The workshops are suitable for 7-10, 8-11 and 12+ and I would be happy to create sessions for alternative ages. 532 more words

Children's Literacy

Assessing Your Community Needs

by Loren Polk

“Community needs are “the gap between what a situation is and what it should be…. Examining needs helps us discover what is lacking, and points us in the direction of future improvement.”(Heaven, 2010) 442 more words