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Using Props in Storytime: Rhythm Sticks and Parachute

This has been sitting in my draft folder for a year (?!), so I’m publishing now because there’s no time like the present. This is the third post in my series about using props in storytime. The others featured shakers and scarves. Rhythm Sticks These work best with older preschoolers and even early elementary school… Continue reading Using Props in Storytime: Rhythm Sticks and Parachute

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Using Props in Storytime: Scarves

This is my second post on using props in storytime. My first post was on shakers. Scarves are tied with shakers as my favorite prop and I use them a lot. They’re really versatile and once you start using them, you’ll start┬áseeing more opportunities to incorporate them into your programs. I have the Lakeshore Learning… Continue reading Using Props in Storytime: Scarves

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Using Props in Storytime: Shakers

Do you use props in storytime? I went from using none when I started years ago (my library didn’t own any) to using scarves, shakers, rhythm sticks or the parachute in almost every storytime I do. They are a lot of fun and just generally awesome, but if you need more convincing on why to… Continue reading Using Props in Storytime: Shakers