A free program in which the library delivers books to your Child Care Center! Every 6 weeks, containers filled with developmentally appropriate books are delivered to your center along with information about the library and an Early Learning Newsletter.
A free program in which every month the library delivers a bag of 22 books to the library nearest you. The bags contain a variety of books and music for all ages as well as information about the library and an Early Learning Newsletter.
STARS is Washington’s State Training And Registry System for child care providers. The Library System offers many different training workshops for STARS credit. Many of these trainings can be done at your site.
Flannel Board Fun: How to Make and Use Flannel Boards
Do you enjoy sharing songs, telling stories, and playing games in your circle times? Did you know that you can do all these fun activities using flannel board pieces that you create yourself? In this class, you will learn a method for creating your own beautiful and durable flannel board pieces to practice early literacy and early math skills (and so much more!) in your circle times with children.
STARS credit is available to all teachers of young children in Pierce County!
To view the seven videos in this class, go to the library’s YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/piercecountylibrary1
Look for the title “Flannel Board Fun” towards the bottom of the page.
Once you begin watching the videos, you can contact Alison Pascone – email@example.com for a short quiz to fill out and send back for STARS credit.
A newsletter packed with ideas for books to read, rhymes to chant, poems to share and activities that promote the 6 skills of Early Literacy. Don't forget to visit the Early Learning Newsletter archives page!
Elementary Learning Fun for the Entire Learning Family!
Your Early Literacy Station dispenses a special child-safe browser that can be installed on any internet-connected Windows PC.
Click here for more information on the ELF™ Child-Safe Browser.
For more information about Child Care resources, please contact:
Susan Anderson-Newham, Early Learning Supervising Librarian
Alison Pascone, Early Learning Librarian
Tel: 253-548-3300 Fax: 253-537-4600 Washington Relay TTY: 711
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