A Box Full of Tales by Kathy MacMillan

By Kathy MacMillan

Kid's programming made effortless. so easy. What librarian does not dream of supplying extra and higher kid's courses with much less attempt? in the end, those are typically the preferred and sought-after courses within the library. yet also they are the main hard: any librarian who has installed the sweat and time required to drag jointly a unmarried caliber application will cringe on the prospect of placing jointly eighteen courses a week! In Maryland's Carroll County, tale containers have made this very unlikely dream come precise for 20 years. Now MacMillan, author, storyteller, and previous kid's librarian, outlines the confirmed tale field process for sharing an array of winning courses. tale containers supply an easy approach for taking pictures principles, expertise, creativity, and assets to be had on your library. together with step by step directions from suggestion via implementation and supplemented via programming assistance, A field filled with stories solutions all of your questions:

# what's a narrative box?
# What is going right into a tale box?
# How is one placed together?
# Who can contribute?
# How do you get buy-in from others to percentage this resource?

In addition, locate targeted plans for 50 nice tale containers together with prompt books, fingerplays, songs, props, crafts, and signal language. From ah-choo! to antlers, from monkey company to zoo escapes, A field choked with stories is a straightforward solution to provide profitable, relaxing library courses for kids with no the complications and the hassles. you can also make the very unlikely occur if you proportion assets with tale packing containers!

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San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 1998. *Mama Cat Has Three Kittens by Denise Fleming. New York: Henry Holt, 1998. *Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes. New York: Greenwillow, 2004. I Like Cats by Patricia Hubbell. New York: North-South, 2003. Cleo on the Move by Caroline Mockford. Cambridge, MA: Barefoot Books, 2002. Cleo’s Counting Book by Caroline Mockford. Cambridge, MA: Barefoot Books, 2006. Black Cat by Christopher Myers. New York: Scholastic, 1999. Who Said Meow? by Maria Polushkin. New York: Bradbury Press, 1988.

Charlie Cook’s Favorite Book by Julia Donaldson. New York: Dial, 2005. Stella Louella’s Runaway Book by Lisa Campbell Ernst. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998. Miss Smith’s Incredible Storybook by Michael Garland. New York: Dutton, 2003. *Book! by Kristine O’Connell George. New York: Clarion, 2001. Walter’s Magic Wand by Eric Houghton. New York: Orchard, 1989. I Love My Little Storybook by Anita Jeram. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick, 2002. *I Took My Frog to the Library by Eric A. Kimmel. New York: Puffin, 1990.

Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young. New York: Philomel, 1989. 52 Chinese Stories Recorded Music Chinese Lullabies by Beijing Angelic Choir. Wind Records, 1996. “In the People’s Republic of China” and “A Train Ride to the Great Wall” from I Know the Colors in the Rainbow by Ella Jenkins. , 1994. *“China (Show Ha Mo)” from Multicultural Rhythm Stick Fun by Georgiana Stewart. Kimbo Educational, 2006. *“Chinese New Year: Dancing Dragon” from A World of Parachute Play by Georgiana Stewart.

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