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De-Stress and Build Early Literacy

 

 

 

Encouraging Literacy Skills AND Healthy Habits!

 

Concept Story Time

ABCs, 123s, opposites, sizes, colors and shapes are all concepts, making "concept" story time one of the most versatile for all ages - here is a little sample of what a "concept" story time might look like.

Welcome - Try a creating a routine by repeating the same song, rhyme or finger play each time you meet!

Story 1 - LMNO Peas

Action Rhyme - This is Big (a rhyme about opposites)

This is big big big (spread arms wider apart each time you say "big")

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Nighty-Night, Cooper by Laura Numeroff


Nighty-Night, Cooper by Laura Numeroff has been nominated for the CLEL Bell category SING

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Warning: Do Not Open This Book! narrated by Adam Lehrhaupt & illustrated by Matthew Forsythe


Warning: Do Not Open This Book! narrated by Adam Lehrhaupt & illustrated by Matthew Forsythe has been nominated for READ and TALK

CLEL Conference Preview

As you probably already know our annual conference is this Friday, September 13 in Englewood, CO. Friday the 13th has an infamous reputation but we hope to change that with this year's fantastic programs!

Each year the CLEL annual meeting has continued to grow and this year is no exception, branching from beyond a one room meeting into a multi-room and multi-workshop annual conference. We hope you are excited about these changes as we are.

2013 CLEL Conference Registration NOW OPEN!

It is officially time to register for the 2013 CLEL Conference!  It is bigger than ever this year.  Get ready for an awesome day of collaborating, learning, and networking. We will have great workshops, a keynote speaker, committee updates and of course, raffle prizes.  

Follow the link to get signed up.  Please contact Lisa Cole lcole@denverlibrary.org if you need a fee waiver or scholarship.  

We can't wait to see you all there!  

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Sing by Joe Raposo and Tom Lichtenheld

Sing by Joe Raposo and Tom Lichtenheld has been nominated for a CLEL Bell award in the category Sing.

Here is what the nominator had to say about this book:

"The first few pages are wordless and subsequent pages contain minimal text. As a child and adult read together, the adult can encourage the child to tell the story of the little purple bird who can't sing."

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: That is Not a Good Idea! by Mo Willems

That is Not a Good Idea by Mo Willems has been nominated for a CLEL Bell award for the category Talking.

Here is what the nominator had to say about this book:

Emily Gravett's new book Again! has been nominated for a CLEL Bell award.

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