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Theme — Food

Books

Poems/Fingerplays

Theme — Farm

Poems/Fingerplays

Songs

Activities

Try one of the farm art pr

Theme — Family

Poems/Fingerplays

Songs

Activities

  • Craft: Create a Family Mobile.

Theme — Autumn

Books

Theme — Dinosaurs

Books

For Toddlers (age 18 months-3 years)

For Preschoolers (age 4-5 years)

Theme — Colors

Books

Theme — Bugs

Books

Poems/Fingerplays

Songs

Theme — Bedtime

Books

For Infants (birth-17 months)

Theme — Bears

Books

Poems/Fingerplays

Songs

  • "The Bear

Valentine's Day

Thanksgiving

  • The First Thanksgiving This site from Scholastic tells what life was like for both the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag around the Plymouth Colony of 1621.
  • The History of Thanksgiving This site from the History Channel tells the origins of our Thanksgiving rituals.

St. Patrick's Day

Fourth of July - Independence Day

Halloween

Halloween Books

Earth Day

Classic Books for Older Readers

LocationAuthorTitle
J 398.238 AES Aesop's Fables
J Fiction ALCOTTAlcott, L.M.Little Women
J Fiction ALEXANDERAlexander, L.The Black Cauldron
YA Paperback AAndersen, H.C.Andersen's Fairy Tales
J 398.235 PHI The Arabian Nights
J Fiction ATWATERAtwater, RichardMr.

Finding Good Websites

Start with a site you trust

where someone has selected the links especially for kids:
  1. Canton Public Library Kids Pages
  2. Internet Public Library

Ask yourself the following questions

Who
  1. Can you tell who the author is?
  2. Can you find out more about the organization/author?
  3. Does the site tell you how to contact the author?
  4. Does the site have any official approval?
What
  1. Are there any errors on the page?
  2. Does the author give their information sources?
  3. Is the page well organized and complete? (Not "under construction")
  4. Is the topic fully covered?
Why
  1. Does this person/group have something to gain by making you believe one way about an issue?
  2. Is this person/group trying to sell you something?

Meeting Minutes -- August 21, 2008

August 21, 2008
7:30 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, James Gillig, at 7:30 p.m.
Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, C. Van Auken, N. Williams, G. Snow, C. Young
Absent:
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny, Eric Hess

CALL TO AUDIENCE

No comments. (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, C. McLaughlin, Don Turner, Michael Siegrist)

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

The agenda was approved as presented.

Adventure Stories

AuthorTitle

For 2nd-4th graders

Kawai, RitsukoThe Adventures of Hamtaro
Wise, WilliamChristopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler

For 4th-6th graders

Allende, IsabelKingdom of the Golden Dragon
Alton, SteveThe Malifex
Ashby, JohnSea Gift
Bledsoe, Lucy JaneThe Antarctic Scoop
Bredsdorff, Bodil