All about Pockets: Storytime Activities for Early Childhood
This acclaimed author of FOLDING STORIES: STORYTELLING & ORIGAMI TOGETHER AS ONE (School Library Journal, June 1991), professional storyteller & educator has now written the ultimate guide for how to captivate young children with today's most popular & practical storytelling prop: POCKETS! Includes 75 humorous poems, rhymes, riddles & fingerplays; 18 silly pocket songs; 6 original two-minute pocket stories; 12 cooperative learning games for all group sizes; 7 simple pocket tricks that anyone can perform; 28 pages of fun activities featuring animals with natural pockets (hamsters, pelicans, marsupials); complete illustrated instructions for pocket crafts & patterns; hundreds of ideas for extended educational applications; AND 85 different pocket resources reviewed, indexed, & cross-referenced. A perfect companion for storytelling aprons & a MUST for all preschool-K story programs! Organized in an easy-to-use format for busy teachers & librarians who have pockets in their clothing, work with children ages 3-6, & understand the value of combining learning with laughter. It's all about pockets, all about pocket play, & all about fun. Available from Baker & Taylor, 501 S. Gladiolus St., Momence, IL 60954-2444; 815-472-2444.
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