What a week of showing gratitude towards nature and all it has to offer! Earth Week! Earth Day! And today is National Arbor Day! An arbor is a garden structure on which plants and vines can grow. … In other words, the word arbor means “tree”. For National Arbor Day, Carly’s Kids Corner has so many great… Read More What a TREE-Mendous Week! Happy National Arbor Day!
We ALL miss our lives at WOS! I miss all of your faces so so much!! Ya know what I really don’t miss – THE COMPUTER SCREEN! It is easy to spend SO much time on the computer doing “online learning”, reading, face-timing with friends, but we all need a break from the screens sometimes. … Read More Happy School Library Month of 2020!! A Different Kind of School Library Month …
Faces of the Moon written by Bob Crelin, illustrated by Leslie Evans Why does the Moon seem to change shape from night to night?When we look into the sky the moon does not always look the same. The revolution of the Moon around the Earth makes the Moon appear as if it is changing shape… Read More Throwback from Ms. Eyer’s Library Critical Thinking Challenges: Why Does the Moon Change?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in space… maybe on Mars? It is fascinating out there! Did you know that there is a robot that has been built to actually drive on Mars? NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover took its first drive back in December and NASA is planning on sending… Read More Want to explore Mars? NASA’s Red Rover can show us the way!
Read Across America is celebrated today, March 2! Schools celebrate this holiday to acknowledge Dr. Seuss, a childhood favorite! So instead of reading our familiar favorites that we love – let’s try something different, we are going to celebrate diversity, all of our cultures and lifestyles, in America!! This map was made by @TheBookWrangler –… Read More Read Across America = A Celebration of Cultures!
This Author Study is all about E.B. White. E.B. White wrote Stuart Little and Charlotte’s Web and many other books. Throughout this week, we will read this children’s biography – A Boy, A Mouse, and a Spider – about E.B. White’s life, where E.B. White lived and more importantly, how he thought of the ideas… Read More A Boy, A Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White
Let’s have some fun exploring a bunch of the holidays together! What will you learn about Diwali? Or Kwanzaa? Or have you ever seen the similarities between Christmas and St. Nicholas Day? Or how about how Hanukkah, St. Lucia Day, Chinese New Year, and all the others are really about the Festival of Lights and… Read More Festival of Lights of all the Winter Holidays
As part of a fundraiser, the SOCES PTA asked for “Precious Moment” teacher donations to be raffled at “Ladies Night Out”. I donated stories about libraries for six friends. This week, Tuesday, June 11, 2019, I will meet with James and friends to share the book titled, Biblioburro: a true story from Columbia. Although not… Read More How Books are Brought to Children Around the World