What is my baby trying to tell me??

Babies hear and understand the spoken word before they’re able to talk.  Try communicating in baby sign language, and both you and your baby will benefit! Baby sign language provides simplified signs (distinct from American Sign Language) that can help strengthen communication between baby and parent. Signs such as “milk,” “more,” “book, and “finished” are […]

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The Cat in the Hat Builds That

Featuring the loveable Cat in the Hat, and based on the popular PBS KIDS series “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That,” this exploration app introduces young learners to the basics of scientific inquiries, problem solving, and STEAM concepts through a series of games and challenges. The Cat in the Hat Builds […]

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Thinking Money with Math Kits

We’re Thinking Money this summer at Plano Public Library!  Parents (and other family adults) are a top influence on their children’s financial lives.  Your little one will learn just by watching you shop, save, and borrow.  You don’t need to be a financial expert to help your child build a strong foundation. Our Money STEAM […]

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Literacy Craft: Busy Board (LIBRARY MAKE)

Get ready to get busy! This DIY busy board is ideal to combat travel boredom— and uses materials you probably already have at home! Even though I only list instructions for five learning areas, I encourage you to explore other options for activities that might also work for your child’s interests and skill level. Sensory […]

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Arty Mouse Numbers

Arty Mouse Numbers explores basic number skills with mini-games and animations.  Practice skills like writing numbers, recognizing numbers, and counting through a variety of games designed for preschoolers. Arty Mouse Numbers by Tap Tap Tales, SL Ages:  4+ (designed for ages 3 to 6) Requires:  iOS 8.0 or later or Android 4.0.3 and up Compatibility:  […]

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