Accucut LibGuide: https://guides.rcls.org/accucuts
Paper Bag Jellyfish
Book paring: Peanut Butter Jellyfish by Jarett J. Krosoczka
Paper Plate Butterflies
Book paring:Senorita Mariposa by Mister G
Egg carton whale
Book Paring: Any of the Pigeon books by Mo Willems
Playdough Bug Fossils
Book paring: Dinosaur Feathers by Dennis Nolan
Sensory Bottles for Babies
Note: this website is for a product you must purchase. However, the sensory bottles are easy enough to replicate with materials found in most craft closets.
Hand #1 (424)
Large: 3 15/16"W x 5 3/16"H
Unicorn #2 (651)
Mermaid Tail (423)
Large 2 3/4"W x 4 1/2"H
Storywalk ® Resources
The StoryWalk® Project was originally created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT, and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.
Kellog-Hubbard Library: https://www.kellogghubbard.org/storywalk
Boston Children's Museum: https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/storywalk
The Empire Pass is your key to all-season enjoyment at New York State Parks. It provides unlimited day-use vehicle entry to most facilities operated by New York State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. Learn where the Empire Pass is Accepted.
All Trails: (from the website) Our goal is simple - build the largest collection of hand-curated trail guides, so you can explore the outdoors with confidence. Mobile App is available.
NYS Parks: A comprehensive list of state parks, national parks, historical sites, monuments, and more.
This website has songs, rhymes, and more that you can use in your virtual programs. Make sure you share this resource with caregivers. They will be able to enjoy TWO free books with their child every day! This resource is also available in Spanish at daybydaynysp.org.
Ready to Ready at NY Libraries: www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/earlylit/index.html
"Designed to improve and expand the availability of high quality public library early learning services in local communities across the State, this new statewide program will provide library staff, families and caregivers with the knowledge they need to prepare young children for their school years."
Every Child Ready to Read: everychildreadytoread.org
Teaching parents and other caregivers how to support the early literacy development of their children is the basis of Every Child Ready to Read® @ your library®.
ALSC Archived Webinars: www.ala.org/alsc/elearning/webinararchive
The Association for Library Services to Children has a wealth of webinars about early literacy. Free to ALSC members.