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Welcome! Lil' Country Librarian is a blog devoted to assisting elementary teacher-librarians and early childhood teachers/parents in finding resources quickly and inexpensively. You will find lesson plans, classroom tips, resource links and printables that will make teaching library easier and more meaningful for your students. I hope you enjoy your visit. Please come back soon!

Sunday, August 23, 2020

{FREE Printable} Who Wet My Pants? by Bob Shea

I cannot wait to have my Kindergarten students later this coming week so I can read Who Wet My Pants? by Bob Shea and illustrated by Zachariah Ohora! I feel like the kids will absolutely love it! It's a great way to just take all the embarrassment out of the way right up front with the littles! ;) I needed a quick activity to go with making predictions, so I came up with a free printable (at the bottom of this post) to go along with the book.

I love that Bob Shea has a book trailer and a read-aloud on YouTube for this story, too! With kiddos having to spread out so far in their classrooms for in-person learning right now, this will be perfect for me to project for them to watch. (I will be doing push-in/library on a cart classes for the foreseeable future, like many of you.)

Enjoy! 





Click here or on the picture below to download a free PDF copy of this activity. 

Emoji clip art by Pic n Mix can be found here  

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

25% off my TpT Store for Back to School

Just in time for Back to School, my entire TpT store is on sale for 25% off! My products are already listed at 20% off and when you use the code BTS20, you'll get an additional 5% off! Now is a great time to move the items from your Wish List to your cart for amazing savings! 

Be sure to visit Lil' Country Librarian for lots of decor, activities, task cards, editable resources and digital resources! 

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Friday, May 29, 2020

FREEBIE + New Flamingo Paradise and Vintage Maps Decor Sets

I am loving all the vibrant tropical colors that go along with the flamingo decor for this spring and summer, so I created some editable decor templates for use at home or in the classroom. Click on the picture below to download my freebie Flamingo Paradise Editable Banner Templates! There are 36 editable banner/bunting templates! They would be lots of fun for a summer birthday party, get-together, or pool party! 

If you ever find a digital paper set you love and would like me to make some of these items for you, let me know! If you like them, I am sure others might, too! I tend to try to find digital paper sets with a variety of around 10-14 different papers. What is your classroom or library theme for next year if you are a theme-y person? ;)

Click on the picture for your freebie!




I decided I needed to branch out from some of the cutesy sets I make to a more classic set with the editable Vintage Maps decor sets below. These might even be fun in a boy's bedroom with short quotes or a child's name.







Thursday, April 23, 2020

Simple Storybook STEM: Going on a Picnic


Simple Storybook STEM: Going on a Picnic
Thursday, April 23 is National Picnic Day!

After listening to the story One Hundred Hungry Ants, complete this hundreds chart to reveal a hidden mystery picture.



(This YouTube read aloud video link will be removed from my blog after June 30, 2020, as I do not know who has been granted permission from publishers to read these stories on YouTube during COVID-19 school closures.)


{Click here  or on the picture above to get this free hundreds chart hidden mystery picture from my TpT store.} 


Book used in this activity:
One Hundred Hungry Ants
by Elinor J. Pinczes


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