Christine Turner's blog

Learning Skills for School

In partnership with the Children’s Museum of Houston, we are proud to present Para Los Niños. Come join the fun as we share books and activities that encourage early literacy skills.

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Wishes for the Future

We recently had a Wishing Tree in the Children's Department to celebrate Lunar New Year.  As promised, I am sharing the results.  Although, most of the wishes were made by children, adults also participated.

 

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Family Storytime & Craft 2/15/2010

 Stringing "Beads"

Fine Motor Skills

Hand-Eye Coordination.  

Early Math Skills.

Stringing beads (or in this case fruite flavored cereal) is a fun craft activity that encourages early literacy skills.  

 

Below are a few books that will extend your storytime experience. 

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Happy Presidents' Day

 

Visit the Atascocita branch Library to check out my current display on President Lincoln.  In the near future, I will be sharing some of my favorite books on President Washington. As you can imagine, this has been a hot topic.

 The Emancipation Proclamation: Would You Do What Lincoln Did? by Elaine Landua

Examines the events leading up to President Abraham Lincoln's decision to write the Emancipation Proclamation ending slavery, including the beginning of the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

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