Literacy Craft: Gingerbread Baby (LIBRARY MAKE)

Ready to craft a creative holiday treat? This Library Make episode features a a book and craft combo sure to bring a smile! Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett is a fabulous book with delightful illustrations sure to spark your little one’s imagination. Aim to practice three early literacy skills with this fun activity: reading, talking, […]

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Literacy Craft: Board Game (LIBRARY MAKE)

Time for a family game night! Does your family play board games together?  Playing together not only strengthens your family, but board games have great lessons for kids, lessons like counting, patience, taking turns, and fair play! Counting happens to be an important pre-literacy skill, so in this tutorial we’ll show you how to make […]

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Literacy Craft: Sensory Learning Cards (LIBRARY MAKE)

As learners, we all react to using our senses differently when discovering new things. Traditional learning usually involves just sight and hearing, but this DIY learning craft uses your little one’s sense of touch to aid in learning shapes and more! In the DIY cards, three senses are exercised to help master shapes, numbers, and […]

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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 Craft: Learning Clock (LIBRARY MAKE)

Are you ready to turn a little bit of time into a lot of learning? It’s time for this episode of Library Make! As your child heads back to school for new year of learning, it is very likely that they will have a clock in their classroom, and their teachers might be starting to […]

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