KidLit Tool: Play Groups

Lion, Lion: Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: African American, Theme: Diversity, Identity & Cross-Group, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

LION, LION Story Hour Kit Best Users: Early Childhood & Elementary Educators, Librarians, Booksellers, Families Best Audience: Children Grades 00-02 ABOUT THE KIT In the picture book Lion, Lion, a boy is looking for his kitten named Lion. He encounters a large lion who is looking for lunch. The boy and his animal friends start to suspect that the lion might have swallowed the kitten! Do not despair! The boy has a red flashlight and a plan… With the activities in this Story Hour Kit, your readers can make their own trusty red flashlight and go looking for the lost kitten. Where will they...

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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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Mitchell on the Moon: Lightning Wand Activity

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, Theme: Arts & Crafts, Theme: Halloween | 0 comments

Mitchell on the Moon Lightning Wand Activity   Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Families, Play Groups, Early Childhood Classrooms Best Audience: Children Grades 00-02   ABOUT THE ACTIVITY   The siblings in the preschool picture book series by R.W. Alley (Clarion Books) have rather rambunctious imaginations.  In Mitchell on the Moon, when the disappearance of the moon may keep the siblings from trick-or-treating, Mitchell becomes the “Sorcerer of Space” and shoots off to the moon to see what is the matter.  In his hand, his flashlight transforms into a magical...

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Cat’s Colors: Treasure Hunt & Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Library Tour, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt | 4 comments

Cat’s Colors STORY HOUR KIT Best Users: Early Childhood & Elementary Educators, Librarians, Booksellers, Play Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 00-02 About the Kit: In the picture book, Cat’s Colors by Airlie Anderson (Child’s Play-International), Cat collects colors as she explores her world on a gray day. Each new color she encounters appears as a spot on her white fur. You can engage your readers by giving them a kit-provided cut-out of Cat and sending them to find colors.  Prepared displays with picture books with predominant colors and matching crayons will...

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Good Night, Baddies: Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: Classics, Theme: Fairy Tales, Theme: Kinetic Literacy, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 4 comments

Good Night, Baddies STORY HOUR KIT Best Users: Early Childhood & Elementary Educators, Librarians, Booksellers, Play Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 00-03 About the Kit: As the picture book Good Night, Baddies opens, we see “baddies” coming home from a long day of fairy tale villainy. The picture book shows us how the baddies unwind over dinner, conversation, and the universal bedtime routines. The activity in this kit connects Good Night, Baddies to other picture books in your collection.  Do your readers recognize the wolf, the witch, the dragon, and the troll from other stories?...

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Book Ninjas: Event Kit & Ongoing Prizes for Readers & Librarians

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, Giveaway: Librarians, Giveaway: Readers, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Anti-Bullying, Theme: Kinetic Literacy, Theme: Physical Fitness, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

LIBRARIANS! NEED A SUMMER READING THEME EVENT KIT? Building on the movement by national schools, libraries and martial arts studios using these picture books illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat… ….to reinforce reading, practice and simple ninja-themed fun, Curious City, author Corey Rosen Schwartz and a team of martial arts educators have built… BOOK NINJAS Train the Brain.  Read the Lead.   BOOK NINJAS Supports School & Libraries with… – Free downloadable ready-to-use activities (All aligned with SRP’ 16 Theme + SRP Poster!) – Guide to...

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