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School Library Activities

Learning and Reading activities for the elementary school library

The Day the Crayons Quit activity printable on PeaceLoveLearning blog

LOVE this! Hide Common Core questions under their seat and announce 'hot seat' sometime during the day. Whoever has a question under their seat has to answer it :) Perfect way to review/have fun!

Award winner template-best books of the year! Caldecott project template

Use this idea for National Library Week in your classroom library or in the school's library!

Kindergarten blog containing unit on rocks and soil - could also be used in earth and space science topic for kindergarten. Activities, book suggestions, and small lesson on being a scientist. @Sara Eriksson Eriksson Eriksson Eriksson Singer THIS IS PERFECT!!!

Setup a Hot Chocolate Bar in the Library Office or Teacher Workroom as a "thank you" from the library staff. | Kevin & Amanda

My Pet Cloud - an adorable craft to go with The Cloud Book.

Whole Brain Teaching: 10-Finger Woo! Alternatives. You can cheer for classes who return all their books or accomplish other goals.

Spark Student Motivation: Flashlight Friday! Students read independently in the dark using flashlights! Very motivating and exciting for kids to look forward to each week.

FREE Fact Swap Review Game for Any Subject. To begin, each student writes three facts about the subject in the top three boxes. Then students walk around the classroom swapping facts. A student must give a fact in order to get one. At the end, each student should have 9 different facts! Great for non-fiction!

10 Interesting Ways to Use Instagram for Your Library

Every day we hide the gingerbread man in a new spot in the media center & give clues to his whereabouts. When students check out a book & tell us where he is, they get a treat. Too cool middle schoolers LOVE this. Seriously. It's nuts.

Risking Failure: Half-Sleepover Family Literacy Event Have to try this-looks like so much fun!

BFTP: Your library's back-to-school letter - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog...GREAT way to start the year!

Librarydoor: 12 Things Im doing when you think all is Shhhhhh!

StoryWalk: Joint project for libraries and parks WOW!

I Spy Readers activity. Go on a search for readers in the school.

Library Activity I hide this flower in a book and see if it returns. I wanted to see if the students are actually opening up the books they are checking out. It has been a fun activity.

Up-cycle torn picture books into story magnets!

Corkboard Connections: Easter Egg Showdown Fun - Freebie! Great cooperative learning activity that is easily adaptable to different content areas and grade levels

The seed library is a partnership between the Basalt Public Library and the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute. Seed packets encourage gardeners to write their names and take credit for their harvested seeds.