Thrive After Three

Engaging programs to keep kids coming back to the library

Book vs. Movie: Ant Bully

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one: Read the picture book The Ant Bully to the children. That way there is no requirement … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: Epic

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one: Read the picture book Leaf Men to the children. That way there is no requirement … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: Meet the Robinsons

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one: Read the picture book A Day with Wilbur Robinson to the children. That way there is … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: Babar

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one: Read the picture book Babar to the children. That way there is no requirement to watch … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one: Read the picture book Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to the children. That way there … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Toy Stories: Traction Man Action Figure

The picture book series following Traction Man and his trusty sidekick, Scrubbing Brush, is filled with adventure and rescue missions. Here’s a craft that requires a little prep work, but … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mo Willems’ We Are in a Play: Library Style

I wrote a play based on Mo Willems’ books featuring his famous characters Elephant and Piggie. I blended elements of a few stories together: My Friend is Sad, Are You Ready to … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Storytime University Thrive Thursday Badge!

Storytime University has a free, go-at-your-own-pace professional development program. It has amazing ideas and really made me expand my horizons by pushing my comfort level on so many things. I’m still … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

One-Year Anniversary Thrive Thursday Roundup! (11/6/14)

We have an exciting roundup for this month’s school age blog hop! To celebrate the one-year anniversary, I’ve compiled some stats to share with you: We have 250 members on our … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Thrive Thursday November 2014 Placeholder (1 yr. anniversary!)

Here’s your chance to participate in this month’s school age programming blog hop! If you have an amazing program to share please post a link in the comments section below … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · 10 Comments

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