Sally and Erika's Storytelling Programs for Young Children

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September Blog Post 2019

September Blog Post 2019

By on Sep 1, 2019 | 0 comments

Recently I found this video from December 2017. My granddaughter Harlow was exactly one and a half years old!  Harlow is playing a wonderful finger play created many years ago by my neighbour, Marina Pyo, when her own children were babies and attended our story time, Lullabies & LapRhymes. When our heads are full of rhymes and songs, they can offer us...

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The 40th Toronto Storytelling Festival March 2019 Observations

The 40th Toronto Storytelling Festival March 2019 Observations

By on Mar 29, 2019 | 0 comments

What I noticed on Sunday, March 24, as I listened to stories at The Toronto Reference Library, was the gift of “seeing” so much of the stories!  The Storytellers were painting with words! I think it was Laura Simms who said, “The law of the storyteller is to see with their inner eye everything of which they speak!”Here’s what I saw on...

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The TD StoryJam Family Storytelling Day

The TD StoryJam Family Storytelling Day

By on Mar 20, 2019 | 0 comments

photo credit: Carol Ashton The TD StoryJam Family Storytelling Day starts with Mariella, Carol and me! Join us on Sunday, March 24, at The Toronto Reference Library, for The Teddy Bear Picnic 11:00 – 12:00!  Don’t forget to bring your Bears! Here’s the schedule:...

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40 years of Toronto Storytelling Festival  February  2019

40 years of Toronto Storytelling Festival February 2019

By on Feb 26, 2019 | 0 comments

From the very first Toronto Festival of Storytelling on April 1, 1979, I was hooked on storytelling.  It was April Fools’ Day.  David and I attended the very first festival at a church on Avenue Rd. with our 2 year old daughter, Anna.  Erika was there, too, but had an insider’s perspective, being born the following July. It might be my favorite...

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Why did the hummingbird hum?

Why did the hummingbird hum?

By on Sep 17, 2018 | 0 comments

Why did the Hummingbird hum? Because he didn’t know the words! Don’t be like the Hummingbird, you can learn the words!  Join us for the fall session of parent/caregiver baby and toddler storytime programs and you will learn all the words you need to know to soothe or engage your little ones, day or night, at home or on the go!  Lullababies Storytime, Mr....

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