Literacy Craft: Mini Puppet Stage (LIBRARY MAKE)

Of the five early literacy practices recommended to parents – talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing – playing is one of our favorites.  Through creative play, your child can explore the world in a safe space, and by playing pretend, your child can practice telling stories.  The ability to tell a story, AKA narrative skills, […]

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Literacy Game: Letter Monster (LIBRARY MAKE)

Are you hungry for a craft?  Improve letter recognition and more in this episode of Library Make! You know that learning the alphabet is important for your child’s pre-literacy abilities, but being truly comfortable with all 26 letters takes more practice than just singing the “ABC’s”.  This letter monster game is a great way to […]

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Literacy Craft: Grumpy Bird Feelings Puppet (LIBRARY MAKE)

A storytime-approved book with a matching craft?  It must be time for Library Make! This episode’s craft can help develop multiple skills in your child!  First up:  reading comprehension.  Talking about books you read with your child can be just as important as actually reading them.  Discussing what happened and why, what your child liked, […]

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DIY Literacy Crafts: LIBRARY MAKE’s 25th Episode!

It’s a three-for-one crafting special! Threading crafts are a fantastic way to improve fine motor skills, an important pre-writing skill for kids. Little hands need lots of practice, but don’t worry!  We’ve created three activities help your child increase their dexterity:  a yarn threading grid, some yarn-wrapped decorations, and a threaded yarn bag to hold it all. Watch […]

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