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By Kathy MacMillan

Kid's programming made effortless. so easy. What librarian does not dream of providing extra and higher kid's courses with much less attempt? in the end, those are typically the most well-liked and sought-after courses within the library. yet also they are the main tough: any librarian who has installed the sweat and time required to drag jointly a unmarried caliber application will recoil on the prospect of placing jointly eighteen courses a week! In Maryland's Carroll County, tale packing containers have made this very unlikely dream come precise for two decades. Now MacMillan, author, storyteller, and previous kid's librarian, outlines the confirmed tale field approach for sharing an array of winning courses. tale packing containers provide an easy technique for shooting rules, expertise, creativity, and assets on hand on your library. together with step by step directions from idea via implementation and supplemented by way of programming tips, A field packed with stories solutions all of your questions:

# what's a narrative box?
# What is going right into a tale box?
# How is one placed together?
# Who can contribute?
# How do you get buy-in from others to percentage this resource?

In addition, locate certain plans for 50 nice tale containers together with prompt books, fingerplays, songs, props, crafts, and signal language. From ah-choo! to antlers, from monkey company to zoo escapes, A field packed with stories is a simple option to provide successful, enjoyable library courses for kids with out the complications and the hassles. you can also make the very unlikely take place if you happen to percentage assets with tale packing containers!

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41 42 Bubbles Props *Flannelboard Story Clifford Counts Bubbles by Norman Bridwell. New York: Scholastic, 1992. Pieces needed: Little Clifford, 10 bubbles, cat, rabbit, bee, butterfly, 5 brown mice *Flannelboard Poem “Trouble Bubble Bath” by Douglas Florian. From The Fish Is Me: Bathtime Rhymes selected by Neil Philip. New York: Clarion, 2002. Pieces needed: shark, bathtub. Hide the shark behind the bathtub piece, then lift the bathtub away to reveal the shark at the end of the poem. *Flannelboard Story Dog’s Colorful Day by Emma Dodd.

New York: Crown, 1985. Uses for Mooses and Other Popular Pets by Mike Thaler. Mahwah, NJ: Troll, 1994. *What Use Is a Moose? by Martin Waddell. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick, 1996. Uncles and Antlers by Lisa Wheeler. New York: Atheneum, 2004. *Moose Tracks! by Karma Wilson. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2006. 24 Antlered Antics Recorded Music “Doin’ the Moose” from If You Give a Moose a Muffin/Doin’ the Moose/The Muffin Game by Laura Numeroff (audiobook). New York: HarperCollins, 1997. Fingerplays/Songs “If I Were a Moose” If I were a moose, I’d have antlers.

4 royal tarts, so beautiful to see, The knight ate one, and then there were 3. 3 royal tarts for the king, it’s true, The maid ate one, and then there were 2. 2 royal tarts, oh, isn’t it fun, The queen ate one, and then there was 1. 1 royal tart, and we are almost done, The king ate that one, and then there were none. Yum! *Mask Story: “The Royal Pumpkin Pie” Pieces needed: simple masks for the characters of the king, queen, prince, princess, wizard, jester, cat, dog, mouse, dragon. For each mask, cut a basic masquerade mask shape out of black posterboard and cut out holes for the eyes.

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