The Excellent Letter E

The Excellent Letter E

At a recent preschool library group, we shared the excellent letter “e” through songs and stories. Here are some of the songs we shared. As is our practice, we started with a hello song and scarf letter writing. Next, I introduced an envelope and this song...
The Lovely Letter “L”

The Lovely Letter “L”

Here are some ideas just for subscribers of Bright Ideas. This post shares part of the letter series for preschoolers. Here are ideas for the letter “L”. (Update 10/2014: I decided this session plan was too much fun to lock away. It is now open access.)...
Let’s hear it for the letter “h”

Let’s hear it for the letter “h”

Give me a “s”. Give me a “m”. Give me an “h”! Today’s post is another in our recognizing letters series for preschoolers. With a month filled with heart health and Valentine’s Day, we hear “h” sounds all...
M-m-m Good Preschool Learning

M-m-m Good Preschool Learning

Recognizing letters is a part of my library sessions.  A recent preschool session focused on “M-m Good” words. (Thanks Campbell’s soup ads for inspiring my thoughts for a title.) As I did in the “S” Powered Music session, the preschoolers...
Earth Science Songs

Earth Science Songs

Earth Science Week is October 13-19. Given the challenges we are facing with climate changes , resources, natural disasters, and increasing populations, this week provides a time to focus on these topics. Whether it is to educate or to elicit a conversation, there is...