It’s bonus time! In addition to the regular issue of Children’s Programming Monthly, subscribers can download a free issue, put together especially for those of you getting ready for summer reading programs. Here’s a peek at what you get:
Issue number 6, “My Clothes,” is chockablock with storytime ideas. Share a song or choose a read-aloud from more than thirty book suggestions. Plan a program around making goofy hats or ties. Or have kids help you dress a flannelboard baby. Patterns and instructions are right in the issue.
In the “World Wise” bonus you’ll find seven ready-made programs that take children across the world.
- Chinese Stories” (activities and books galore)
- The Foolish Merchant and the Greedy Camel (an easy, one-person puppet play)
- African Tales: Action (rhymes, fingerplays, and book suggestions)
- All around the World (songs, books and fun facts to share)
- The Magic Fox (a folktale to tell aloud)
- Festivals and Fiestas/Los festivales y las fiestas: (games, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and English)
- Sing the World (songs and activities that celebrate one world)
Both issues are ready to download now.
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