Sally and Erika's Storytelling Programs for Young Children

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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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September Blog Post

September Blog Post

By on Sep 14, 2018 | 0 comments

Registration has begun for fall sessions of baby and toddler classes! Lullababies Storytime, for infants – 18 months and Mr. Bear Says Hello 18 months – 4 years, with Anna, my older daughter, carrying on the family storytelling tradition!  8 week sessions at Mabel’s Fables Children’s Bookstore, 662 Mt. Pleasant Rd. and Evymama, 1345 St. Clair Ave. W....

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Where do poems and rhymes and songs come from?

Where do poems and rhymes and songs come from?

By on Aug 8, 2018 | 0 comments

Tigers Running Thru the Trees was inspired by the blow drying instructions from my hairdresser – about 20 years ago! The first line of this poem has been running thru and literally over my head for all that time! I’ve tried lots of lines to follow that first line and finally, I think it’s almost there! Tigers running thru the trees! Tigers stop to smell the...

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