All about Pockets: Storytime Activities for Early Childhood

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Storytime Ink International, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 127 pages
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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Contents

All About Pockets
7
Twominute Pocket Stories
37
Silly Songs For Pocket
53
Learning and Laughing With Pocket Games
64
Pocket Tricks That Simply Amaze
75
Activities About Animals With Natural Pockets
83
Pocket Patterns
115
Index for content and educational skills
124
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