Category: Kansas Reads to Preschoolers

National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month: “a month set aside to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections.” To learn more about NFCM, visit the USA Child Welfare website. Since it’s difficult …

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Kansas Reads to Preschoolers 2015

The Kansas State Library has updated the Kansas Reads to Preschoolers page with activities and curriculum tie-ins for Is Your Mama a Llama?  On the website, there is a link to the Is Your Mama a Llama Pinterest board which has loads of craft ideas! And, a link to register your own Kansas Reads to …

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Jan Thomas Kicks Off Kansas Reads to Preschoolers 2014

NCKLS was SOOOO Excited to Host Jan Thomas!   NCKLS was very lucky to get multiple venues with Jan Thomas as she toured Kansas to promote Kansas Reads to Preschoolers.   First she spoke at Kansas State University to their Children’s Literature track students. During this  intimate session, Jan described how she came to write her first book, What …

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Is Everyone Ready for Fun?

The Kansas Reads to Preschoolers committee is pleased to announce that the 2014 title is Is Everyone Ready for Fun? by Jan Thomas. This humorous title will appeal to babies and toddlers, as well as the traditional 3- to 5-year-old preschoolers. Is Everyone Ready for Fun? has simple text and bold illustrations that feature three …

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2011 Kansas Reads to Preschoolers

I hope everyone is enjoying Kansas Reads to Preschoolers week!   Chicka Chicka Boom Boom is such a creative work that lends itself to lots of different activities.  Manhattan used their new magnetic board for a self-directed play activity for children and parents. 

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