Notes from Story Time Category: Singing

We’re in the Band

toca bandSinging can help your child with learning to read. You can do this by saying rhymes, singing songs, reading books, and by interacting together with apps.  Try making a band together using the free app Toca Band at home on your Apple device or at the Library on the iPads.

–Tip by Laura Bos, Youth Technology Librarian

Let’s Sing


stinky cakeSinging
is a great way to slow down the words in a song so children can hear the parts blended together.  Check out some of the great CDs in the Youth Department.

–Tip by Carol Capra, Elementary School Liaison

Singalong Stories

monstersSinging helps children learn to follow directions. It is also a good way to learn new vocabulary because singing slows down the words, which makes them easier for your child to understand.  Try singing along to this fun, monster themed story If You’re a Monster and You Know It by Rebecca Emberley.

–Tip by Mary Smith, Head of Youth Services