Virtual Learning & Fun Activities for Early Learners

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Reading Colors Your World

Let reading color your world: Kids summer reading kicks off June 1

By Children’s Librarian Shelley Harris Friends, can you believe summer is almost here? It feels like winter was just last month and also a full year ago! But the calendar ...
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Toddler clapping

Rhythm & rhyme & harmony: Videos & activities to help early learners practice self-regulation

By Children’s Librarian Shelley Harris This week, I shared a video on using breathing to regulate your body when you’re feeling stressed or getting too excited on a fun day ...
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Grumpy baby with book

Sharing books when you don’t feel like reading: Videos & activities for early learners

By Children’s Librarian Shelley Harris What do you think of when you see a book? Are books something stressful? Boring? Magical? Exciting? Something in between? All of those reactions are ...
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Instruments and music notes

Beyond ‘Twinkle Twinkle’: Videos & activities for early learners

By Children’s Librarian Shelley Harris This week, the Fred Rogers Center shared an article from Zero to Three about the power of music for infants and toddlers. It ties music ...
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Letter tiles

Wild, witty, wonderful words: Videos & activities for early learners

By Children’s Librarian Shelley Harris Marvelous! Splendiferous! Sensational! There are so many delightful and fun words that exist. The more words that kids know, the easier it will be for ...
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Child and grownup examining tulips

Spring sensory play: Videos & activities for early learners

By Children’s Librarian Shelley Harris Play is how kids learn. We say this so often because it’s one of the most important things for adults who raise or work with ...
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Music notes on background

Take a music & movement break: Videos & activities for early learners

By Children’s Librarian Shelley Harris Music is a valuable way for kids to learn! Songs can help kids hear how words are made, listen better to instructions, and take important ...
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Snowflakes

Sounds, science & snow: Videos & activities for early learners

By Children's Librarian Shelley Harris What kind of things do you hear during the winter? When there’s a lot of snow on the ground, it can actually be very quiet! ...
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