Friday, June 30, 2017

Teen Anime Club - Silhouettes Game

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Drawing inspiration from an online Anime Silhouette Quiz; I created a paper version you can print.  This nine page printable features 15 silhouettes of popular anime and manga characters, an answer key with character names and their corresponding series and a page of quiz sheets.  To test your teens knowledge at your next Anime Club just print the first eight sheets.  Cut the sheets in half and post the 15 images around the space you use for club meetings.  Stash the answer key somewhere handy.  Next determine how many copies of the quiz you need and print those pages.  Provide your teens with pencils and a time limit to make their guesses.  If you want to up the fun you can offer a prize to the teen or team of teens with the most correct answers. You can also be tricky and arrange images in a random order.  You wouldnt think that would be an issue for some reason it bamboozled my participants.  This activity took my teens about ten minutes and most got about half correct.  No one got all the answers correct.  You can find a downloadable PDF file or a Publisher file.  If you think your teens will have enough of a challenge with the silhouettes provided you can just print the file and use it as is, or you can download the publisher file and add images that could be more popular with your group.



Laura

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Park Outreach Storytime - Turtles

Turtle Fun
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Opening
Stand Up Sit Down Song by Rick Goldin
Everybody stand up
Everybody sit down
now stand up again, and turn around
you can keep standing up, but not for long
cause this is the stand up, sit down, 

stand up, sit down song

stand up if you're ___ years old
and sit back down again

stand up if you're ___ years old

and sit back down with your friends
(repeat until I get everyone)


Books
Foolish Tortise by Eric Carle
Scoot by Cathryn Fallwell
Around the Pond: Who's Been Here by Lindsay Barrett George  
Turtle Splash by Cathryn Fallwell




Friday, June 23, 2017

Flannel Friday Roundup for 6/23/17

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Goat Yoga may not catch on but the Goat Props from Wendy at Flannel Board Fun are just classic. 
This felt board is Totes My Goats!

Do you need a felt board and rhyme for a tiger or zoo theme? Look no further than Amy at One Little Librarian and her flannel friday: tigers in the jungle creation.  For your viewing pleasure, not one or two but five tiger kittehs. 




Let's have some birthday fun with Kate at Felt Board Magic who brings us  Four Birthday Presents Felt Board Set and Today I have a Birthday Felt Board Set.



Here are two felt boards from my blog, One for the Books.  You can find my Lego Counting board and my Trash Trucks board at Preschool Storytime - Lego/Construction.


Join us in two weeks for the July 7 Round Up at Felt Board Fun.

Can’t wait for a great idea? Check out the Flannel Friday Blog, Facebook, and Pinterest  pages!

Laura
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Monday, June 19, 2017

June 23, 2017 Flannel Friday Placeholder

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Welcome to the June 23 Flannel Friday placeholder! Can't wait to see what you've got this week. Leave a link to your submission in the comments, and I will add posts to the round-up throughout the day Friday and Saturday (if I'm being pokey). 

For more on Flannel Friday, check out the blog.


Laura
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Thursday, June 8, 2017

School Library Journal Teen Librarian Tool Box Article

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As part of the #SJYALit Discussion I've written a post for the School Library Journal's website, Teen Librarian Toolbox, introducing myself as Asexual and what that means.  
Just yesterday I was informed that being Asexual makes me a non-entity, with no place in the LGBTIA+ spectrum. I encourage you to read more about #SJYALit (2017)
The Social Justice in YA Lit Project/Discussion, using YA literature to discuss a variety of social justice issues including own voices, representation, discrimination, education, poverty and more.
 Introducing Asexuality, a guest post by Laura Perenic

Laura
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Monday, June 5, 2017

Quick Pic - Block Head

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I really have no explanation for this. The best I can do is saying that Lego Club is this week and I had just come back to work from outreach storytime. So basically I was in a very silly mood. 



Laura
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Saturday, June 3, 2017

Quick Pic - Bookmobile

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Today I rode the Bookmobile to Lincoln Elementary's Spring Fling where we shared our summer reading program and encouraged lots of new patrons to join us this season. 



Laura
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