Tag Archives: STEAM

The Shape of Things to Come: building early math literacy skills

What can you make with a Perfect Square? Wonderworks STEAM storytime at Westerville Public Library Advertisements

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How do penguins stay warm in winter?

It’s all about the feathers … I began by showing the children a globe and asking if they knew what it was. The verbal response was “the earth!” and I supplied the word “globe.” I asked where they lived and … Continue reading

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Going Batty @ the Library

You can warm up your audience (depending on their age!) with a few batty riddles: What bat do you find at the circus? An acro-bat! Why did the little bat want to get a job? He was tired of just … Continue reading

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Ready for Pumpkin Science

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I opened storytime with Peggy Christiansen’s poetic If You Find a Rock,  in which she describes all kinds of rocks a child might find: skipping rocks, climbing rocks, worry stones, splashing rocks,… Exploring Rocks

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Butterflies in the library!

historyhobbit: A tiny patron decided that our butterflies need a book display and a sign encouraging people to check them out.

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From Caterpillar to Chrysalis

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and so it begins … . caterpillars … now chrysalis’

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Gravity

Don’t miss Jason Chin’s latest nonfiction picture book, Gravity! Definitely going to use this for Wonderworks storytime!http://jasonchin.net/?book=gravity

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Mystery Box Science

historyhobbit: @bkmuse7’s science station… with lab coats!

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I have a Jane Goodall minifigure on my desk … will be happy to add to the collections! LEGO To Release Female Scientist Figurines | Mental Floss

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