Books and games — a winning combination. With minimal cost and prep time, you can create literary challenges that are not only fun, but that reinforce kids' perceptions of themselves as readers. Here are four easy-to-plan, easy-to-implement, low-cost ideas.
Birthdays are a big deal for just about every kid in America — anticipating the day, hoping for presents, making a wish and blowing out the candles. Why not prolong the excitement of the special day by inviting your students or patrons to celebrate a birthday with the library?
As soon as the library doors swung open at 8 a.m., 10-year-old Olivia entered the library. She didn’t walk quietly across the room; instead, she stomped her feet as she walked toward me, calling out, “I get so mad at the characters!”