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Each lesson plan incorporates ideas that are suitable for infant/toddler, preschool and/or school age audiences and each program incorporates activities that promote literacy/early literacy and one or more of the six keys skills recommended by the National Research Council for preparing children to become readers when they enter school. Programs can last from 20 - 45 minutes, depending on what you include and who your audience is.
This post provides a summary of the current posts in the this series:
Start to Finish Story Time: See the Colors
Start to Finish Story Time: A to Z Sign With Me
Start to Finish Story Time: Wear a Silly Hat
Start to Finish Story Time: Opposites Everywhere
Cowgirls Don't Wear Diapers (a Start to Finish Story Time Post that Incorporates ASL into a cowgirl and potty-themed lesson plan)
And, here is a link to my Playlist of Sign Language Story Time Videos.
I will add to this list as more "Start to Finish Story Time" posts are added to the blog.
If you like this series, you might also like the Ideas for Incorporating Alphabet Signs into Your Story Time series, and the Start to Finish Story Time, Expanded series.
And, for your web browsing pleasure, here are some excellent links to others' blog posts about incorporating sign language into story time:
*Using American Sign Language in Storytime (a blog post written by "Jbrary,"a librarian duo, full of sign language story time resources and videos, including songs to sign and links to the Jbrary YouTube Channel).
*American Sign Language (ASL) in Your Library (a great ALSC blog post written by Renee Grassi full of fabulous resource links).