KidLit Tool: Game

Escargot: Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Game, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Science & STEM, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 6 comments

ESCARGOT: Story Hour Kit Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Educators, Early Childhood Educators Best Audience: Children Grades 00-03 ABOUT THE GUIDE Bonjour!  Use this trés magnifique kit in an early childhood or elementary classroom, library, or bookstore or at a child’s party or play date. Best for ages 3-8. In this interactive picture book, a charming French snail talks directly to the reader. Escargot endearingly asks readers to declare that the “snail” is their favorite animal. After reviewing his many fabulous features, Escargot races the reader to the end of the book where a...

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Deadly Flowers: Ninja Game

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Game, KidLit Tool: Library Tour, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: Book Clubs, Theme: Diversity, Identity & Cross-Group, Theme: Fantasy, Theme: Kinetic Literacy, Theme: Mythology, Theme: Supernatural, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

DEADLY FLOWERS Ninja Game for Libraries, Book Clubs & Bookstores   Best Users: Librarians, Book Clubs, Bookstores Best Audience: Children Grades 05-10 ABOUT THE ACTIVITY Librarians, booksellers, and book clubs can use this game not only to engage readers with Kata’s ninja adventures in Deadly Flowers and Deadly Wish (Boyds Mill Press), but also to engage them in using the library or bookstore as a resource. School librarians may find the kit to be a great way to introduce readers to the layout and search tools of the library at the beginning of the term. In the game, three teams...

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Lion, Lion: Picture Book Board Game

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, KidLit Tool: Game, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, Theme: African American, Theme: Diversity, Identity & Cross-Group, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 2 comments

Lion, Lion BOARD GAME Best Users: Early Childhood & Elementary Educators, Librarians, Booksellers, Families Best Audience: Children Grades 00-02 About the Game: In the book Lion, Lion by Miriam Busch and illustrated by Larry Day (Blazer + Bray), a young boy seeks a kitten named Lion while a real lion is looking for “lunch.”  A team of animals help the boy conclude that both he and the lion are after the same thing.  Can the clever boy and his friends rescue Lion the kitten? The book lends itself to a simple board game race to get to the kitten before the hungry lion does. ...

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