Literacy Craft: DIY Play Dough (LIBRARY MAKE)

Let’s head to the kitchen! Cooking with your child can have LOTS of developmental benefits; improving fine motor skills, vocabulary, listening skills, counting, use of the five senses – the list goes on and on!  Like cooking, playing with clay or play dough is a great sensory activity with plenty of benefits for kids, and […]

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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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App Time: Monsters

Toca Kitchen Monsters Developed by: Toca Boca Price: Free Available in the Apple App Store   Developer’s Description: Ever wanted to play with your food? Now you can! In this Monster edition of the super-hit Toca Kitchen you can cook and play with food for two hungry monsters. Pick any ingredient and prepare it in […]

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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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