More Story Time Online
Date posted: April 23, 2020
Today is World Book and Copyright Day!
More than ever, at a time where most of the schools around the world are closed and people are having to limit their time spent outside, the power of books should be leveraged to combat isolation, reinforce ties between people, expand our horizons, while stimulating our minds and creativity. – UNESCO
Reading aloud to children is a wonderful way to share books. It’s a favourite activity at home. When read alouds are outside of home, they introduce new books, new voices, new ideas and new activities to children. With schools and public libraries closed, online storytime can help fill the gap.
We blogged about online storytimes earlier this month. As we continue to stay at home, here are five more virtual storytimes you might like to try:
Storytime from Space – Astronauts reading from the International Space Station
Storyline Online – a project of the Screen Actors Guild
Virtual Storytime – Vancouver Public Library (Check your public library to see if they have something similar.)