Hi there!
How are you doing this week?
I know it’s a crazy time in the word right now – I imagine that when you start thinking about this coming school year you might be getting filled with stress and tension… (I can relate!)
Whatever your situation – attending school or homeschooling, teaching on site or virtually,
I want to be a source of help and support for you!
So here’s what I’ve got going on for you for the rest of 2020 – and beyond!
My Tuesday videos will keep coming ! Next week will be Part 4, the last video of our circle time series, but I’ve got plenty more planned for you – music and movement for learning that can be used at home or in the classroom.
If you’re looking for some sort of virtual learning or program to do from home,
I will be continuing with Tunes & Tales throughout the school year.
It started as a way to connect and have some structure during the initial shelter-in-place, and it’s turned out to be a great source of joy, fun and community throughout this time.
It’s an inclusive program – we have toddler and preschool children as well as special needs participants ranging in age from 7 to 51 years!
We’d be ecstatic to have you (and your friends?!) join us online for our Monday, Wednesday and Friday program. Feel free to email me for more information or visit https://mymissnina.com/tunes-tales
And we’re continuing on with our Facebook/Youtube Lives on Wednesdays!
It’s always free to join us! This is our summer schedule, and if I update it for the Fall – I will keep you posted.
And now – let’s get to this week’s video –
it’s PART 3 of my Preschool Circle Time Series:
Today we have: two story time transition songs, and we read two stories together – Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus by Mo Willems & Little Owl Lost by Chris Haughton – while I demonstrate my #1 tool for getting and keeping children’s attention during circle time: PARTICIPATION!
By “participation” I mean guided, interactive participation. Getting children to physically participate by doing a movement associated with/in response to the story, or to vocally participate – or both! – gets there attention and keeps them present as they await their next opportunity to participate. And giving them specific guidance on HOW to participate keeps your circle time under control!
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And I look forward to seeing you online tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon!

My Summer Livestreams continue! Join us: 
Wednesdays at 3:30 Central / 4:30 Eastern 
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I hope you enjoy today’s video! I’d love to hear from you in the comments on YouTubeFacebookInstagram or over on my blog to let me know if you’ve been enjoying this series and this format.
Have a wonderful day and week! Hope to see you online tomorrow afternoon too!
Miss NIna

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