Tag Archives: Recommendations

LibraryReads– Book Recommendations from Librarians

Librarians from across the country have chosen their top titles for April. You can read their reviews on the LibraryReads website, then click on any of the covers below to place a hold.                          

LibraryReads– Book Recommendations from Librarians

  Librarians from across the country have chosen their top titles for March. You can read their reviews on the LibraryReads website, then click on any of the covers below to place a hold.                              

Early Literacy App of the Week

 Mother Goose on the                 Loose “Mother Goose on the Loose” is an award-winning early literacy program that is used in libraries around the country. The use of books, songs, nursery rhymes, art, play, and puppets helps parents strengthen early literacy development and school readiness in their children. […]

LibraryReads– Book Recommendations from Librarians

Librarians from across the country have chosen their top titles for February. You can read their reviews on the LibraryReads website, then click on any of the covers below to place a hold.                           

Early Literacy App of the Week

  Abby Monkey Musical Puzzle This app features six puzzles. Each is themed around a different musical instrument. Once a puzzle is assembled, children can watch and listen as the instrument plays familiar tunes. They can also compose and record their own music While not designed to teach music theory or even note reading, this […]

LibraryReads– Book Recommendations from Librarians

Librarians from across the country have chosen their top titles for January. You can read their reviews on the LibraryReads website, then click on any of the covers below to place a hold.

Early Literacy App of the Week

  Build It Up Build it Up is a deceptively simple app that allows toddlers and preschoolers the chance to work on their visual perception and fine motor skills by constructing towers, figures, and buildings from the ground up. Math concepts such as size, top/bottom, and before/after are also emphasized in this app. Children will […]

LibraryReads– Book Recommendations from Librarians

  Librarians from across the country have chosen their top titles for December. You can read their reviews on the LibraryReads website, then click on any of the covers below to place a hold.  

Early Literacy App of the Week

Don’t Let the Pigeon Run This App Mo Willems, Caldecott winning author, brings his popular pigeon to the digital world with this interactive book for kids of all ages. Younger children will like the read-along option with its age-appropriate opportunities for interactivity. Older children can answer questions posed by the bus driver, shake the pigeon […]

Early Literacy App of the Week

     Colortoons (iPad, iPhone, iTouch, iOS 3+, $0.99) Animals of all shapes and colors come to life in this coloring app that provides a big, creative outlet for even the smallest children. Choose a dinosaur or an animal from the farm, woodland or safari. To fill in areas simply tap, or use a paintbrush […]