Island of Misfit Books display - for those books that don't get checked out very often.
Came across this idea recently and decided to try it out on the library storytime kids as a “Build-A-Poem” activity during National Poetry Month. I labeled bunches and bunches of legos and left them out after Sunday’s storytime last weekend. It turned out to be more of a Build-A-Verse than the Build-A-Poem activity I had intended it to be, but even so it was all good fun.
Wordplay : Sturdy for Common Things
elementarylibraryroutines - Library Centers Procedure
Book Fortune Teller (Crystal Light container plus popsicle sticks) Kids pull a stick which tells them a call number range and the subject, like "a book about dogs." They learn basic Dewey and enamored with the "fortune telling" aspect
Library book recommendation bulletin board. The children created book recommendation book marks for other children.
How to Start a Book Club for Elementary or Grade School Children
First Grade Read Aloud Book Suggestions by This Lunch Rox // The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, The Adventures of Vin Fiz, Shiloh, The Saturdays, The Chocolate Touch, The Borrowers, Stone Fox, Mr. Popper's Penguins, A Bear Called Paddington, The Moffats, Socks, Martin's Mice, Home Price, Charlotte's Web, The Wind in the Willows, Stuart Little, and The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle.
First Grade Read Aloud Book Suggestions by This Lunch Rox
Top 10 places library books hide...great to show at the end of year when trying to collect all books before summer.
Would be awesome to make so kids could have their picture taken that day.
Best Thing Ever!! Type in a book you love..get a list of books you might also like.
A book jar! For all of us who struggle with what to read next!