Stinky Feet - The BEST Review Game You've Never Heard Of!
Stinky Feet is a test prep game with a funny name, but it provides a serious review that will leave your students begging for more. Check out this game's simple set up that can be used with any content for any subject area over and over again.
Amazing Race: Library Edition
Amazing Race: Library Edition is a program that I've ran twice before. It always brings out a huge crowd - and for those of us who have a small budget - it's a great program to run! For those of you who are not familiar with the show, teams race around the world completing challenges.…
Book Order Scavenger Hunt
I just want to share an activity I did with my class this week: Book Order Scavenger Hunt. I got the idea from Instagram and I wish I could remember who posted the idea. Here is the gist: When you are about to put out a new book order, create a scavenger hunt like this one: Click HERE to get your free download of this resource! I made sure to use vocabulary and ideas from work my fourth graders have been doing in their reading and math workshops. I placed the book orders and scavenger hunts…
Organization of the Library - Call Number Sort
"Be a Librarian" game requires students to make a spine label using the information provided on a title page. Working as a group, students must take their spine labels and correctly organize the books on the shelf in correct ABC order. This activity comes with 30 title pages and a spine label repr...
Library Activities for All Ages – Shelving Books
Library shelving has always been slightly magical to me. When I was in Year 9, I was given the honour of being a ‘library helper’ in my school library, and among other things, I was all…
First Week of Lessons (3rd-5th) - Lessons by Sandy
Have I told you how much I love the first week of library lessons?!! I know it’s always crazy, but I love seeing the big kids walk into the library with smiles on their faces, and surprisingly even hugs! Right away, they started talking to me about the changes that they saw (they... Read more
Nonfiction Library Scavenger Hunt Cards with QR Codes Printable and Digital
Help your students find non-fiction books in your school library with a fun scavenger hunt! Learning is engaging with a competitive game that lets students search and find informational books. Click for more info!
Assessment OF Learning in the Library - Lessons by Sandy
Our district has spent a lot of training and inservice on different ways to assess student learning. The areas that we focused on the most were Assessment FOR learning and Assessment OF Learning. I felt comfortable doing this in the classroom, but it became challenging for me to find ways... Read more
Free ABC Order Activities - Elementary Librarian
Check out these free ABC Order activities for the school library! Kindergarten and 1st Grade Activities ABC Order Cards from Havefunteaching.com Thanksgiving ABC Order Card Game ABC Order Letter Cards ABC Order Sight Word Cards ABC Order Smartboard Activities ABC Order Online Game from LearningPlanet.com Sight Word ABC Order Online Game from RoytheZebra.com Paw Park Online
Summer Reading Activities - Planning Playtime
Library Scavenger Hunt and other Summer Reading Activities
Huey and Louie Meet Dewey
Students exercise their library shelving skills. A work sheet (provided) invites them to come to the aid of two rambunctious students who have made a mess in the school library.