Did you know that studies have shown that learning to play a musical instrument increases a child's memory, mathematical, and reading comprehension skills?
This week Miss Deena's storytime theme is "Gardens". She will be reading books, singing songs, doing fingerplays, and more all about gardens and plants. The highlight is when the children learn how dandelions re-seed themselves and then get to spread their own "dandelion seeds".
Dandelion Seeds Everywhere!
So Many Seeds
Take a look at some fun stuff that happened at our paper airplane STEM workshop last weekend.
Kids in grades 5 through 8 enjoyed an afternoon of activities based on the factions from the hit young adult series and new movie, Divergent.
Reading Level: Ages 3 - 8
The lakes and rivers have dried up and all the thirsty animals agree that whoever digs to water will be their king. When it is gecko's turn to dig all the other animals all laugh at him and call for him to give up, but gecko won't listen.
The American Library Association announced its 2014 youth media award winners today. We didn’t do too badly with our Mock Newbery and Mock Caldecott nominees, although we did not pick either of the winners.