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Dec
21
2013

Puppets: A Fresh Approach to Storytelling

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                                                                                                                                    PUPPETS! Puppets can be a great way to encourage children to invent stories. You can purchase them or make sock or paper bag puppets at home. Your local library should have some interesting craft books on a variety of puppets that kids can create. Use a large box to make and decorate a puppet theater, or …Related Posts:What Makes Kindergarten Teachers Crazy?The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners Paint Me a Poem: Poems Inspired [...]

Dec
31
2011

Paint Me a Poem: Poems Inspired by Masterpieces of Art by Justine Rowden

Guest Post by Dawn Little Paint Me a Poem: Poems Inspired by Masterpieces of Art is one of my favorite books to read with my children because I like the premise of the book.  As the author walked through the National Gallery of Art one day, she was inspired by the paintings she saw, and in …Related Posts:Puppets: A Fresh Approach to Storytelling Three Reasons to Memorize a PoemWonderstruck by Brian SelznickBook Review: Heist SocietyBook [...]

Dec
26
2011

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

  Wonderstruck Author: Brian Selznick Book review written by StorySnoops.com   This is the story of Ben and Rose.  Fifty years apart in time, they are each struggling at home and face further challenges because they are deaf. In 1927, Rose longs for a mother who just can’t be there for her. In 1977, Ben longs for a mother who recently died and a father he has never …Related Posts:Book Review: City Dog, Country FrogPuppets: A Fresh [...]

Aug
13
2011

Book Review: Heist Society

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Heist Society Author: Ally Carter  By StorySnoops.com The StorySnoops are back with another fantastic book recommendation. If you are familiar with The Gallagher Girls series, this is by the same author. Here is the story: For as long as she can remember, fifteen-year-old Katarina Bishop’s family has been in the art business – the business of stealing art, that is! …Related Posts:Someday by Allison McGheePuppets: A Fresh Approach to Storytelling Classroom Talk Summer Reading 2013!The [...]

Jun
8
2011

Book Review: City Dog, Country Frog

City Dog. Country Frog

City Dog, Country Frog By: Mo Willems & Jon J. Muth City Dog, Country Frog by Mo Willems and Jon J. Muth is a summer read as sweet and pleasant as a field of wildflowers.  Young children ages three to seven will love this story of friendship between a dog and a frog.  The book is a …Related Posts:Wonderstruck by Brian SelznickPuppets: A Fresh Approach to Storytelling Okay for Now By Gary D. SchmidtPaint Me [...]

Mar
1
2011

Someday by Allison McGhee

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Classroomtalk Book Reviews There are so many great children’s books out there to be discovered that I’d like to invite my readers to share your favorite children’s books on this page.  If you’d like to submit a review to share with other Classroomtalk readers, append your submission in a Word or Word Perfect format as an …Related Posts:The Apothecary by Maile MeloyBook Review: Heist SocietyMaking and Choosing the Right BooksHelping Your Child Transition from Easy [...]

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