Thrive After Three

Engaging programs to keep kids coming back to the library

Today is Monday Felt Story & Song

  I love this classic story and song. I use it with all kinds of themes: food, Thanksgiving, animals, family, days of the week. Greg & Steve’s song is a … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mixed-Up Chameleon

Eric Carle’s The Mixed-Up Chameleon is a nice book to explore different mediums with. Here are some ideas: Here’s a¬†Mixed Up Chameleon Lizard you can photocopy for each child. If … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

House for Hermit Crab

I recently acquired glitter paint to play with Eric Carle’s A House for Hermit Crab. I love putting out art supplies and letting the kids explore. You can do the … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Draw Me a Star

I always wanted to explore using aluminum foil in arts and crafts, and have decided to use Eric Carle’s Draw Me a Star to introduce children to it. I did … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Eric Carle Club

After attending the best professional workshop I’ve ever been to at the Eric Carle Picture Book Museum, I am inspired to plan an Eric Carle Club for the spring. After … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 4 Comments

After School Clubs for Kids

Flannel Friday

Participate each Friday!