We can look at books as WINDOWS and MIRRORS (and even more)… meaning when you look through a window, you are looking at something that you are NOT experiencing, something from someone else’s life or about a place you have never been to. But when you look at a mirror, you are looking at something… Read More A WINDOW looking forward to New Experiences and New Books in the New Year!!
This time of year is always so beautiful with the lights of the holiday season, and the gentle snow falling from the sky, and the beauty of the Rockefeller Center Tree in New York City! No matter what holiday you celebrate, it is always beautiful to see! The tradition of the Rockefeller Tree began about… Read More There are SNOW Stories Like These!
Is it TRUE that Halloween is on October 31st? Are witches REAL? Are scarecrows really scary – or is that FICTION? Do you like to read about TOPICS that are REAL or a STORY with CHARACTERS? Let’s talk about NONFICTION and FICTION and what is the difference! If you want to hear Ms. Zatarga explain… Read More Library: It’s a FACT that Halloween is Coming!!
For our youngest learners, we have so many ways to give our children the chance to learn about ways to choose friendship, to choose kindness, to choose fairness, to choose love through incredible literature, special books and spending time together. Kids, TOGETHER WE CAN! Click on a book title or video below to listen, watch,… Read More Together We Can!
There is no better time than NOW to show kindness towards others! Everybody has a story, so as always – treat everyone the way you want to be treated! Putting a smile on someone else’s face may be something small but that small act can make a big difference in that person’s world! So let’s… Read More Good Vibes Week: Throw Kindness Around Like Confetti!
This week is Earth Week! All throughout this week, we can do fun projects to celebrate the Earth! Read alouds to learn about the Earth, to learn how to make your footprint smaller, to make a craft out of recycled materials, to go for a Nature Walk, to make a Kindness Rock. So much fun… Read More Earth Week! Earth Day Every 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 …
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso This week you get to pick your journey – taking a closer look at Art: from learning about types of art, to famous artists – or getting a glimpse at The History of Sound or making an… Read More Art History Week! Celebrate World Art Day on Wednesday April 15th!