Starting Oct. 1, 2011
Saturdays are for Students at Kidz Rock Inc.
Parents, my friends over at Kidz Rock Inc. have a great opportunity for your kids to showcase their talents.
Are you, or do you know a budding artist, actor, movie maker, musician, singer, photographer, writer, or dancer? Then, you’ll want to go and check out Kidz Rock Inc. to see what they have to offer with their program, Saturdays are for Students.
Kidz Rock Inc. is inviting students in preschool through graduate school to send in news articles, stories, videos, photos, drawings, audio recordings and the like to be published on its news site and sent out via the social media on Student Saturdays.
Get all the details and learn how you can take part in this great opportunity for kids. Go to:
Saturdays are for Students – Kidz Rock Inc.
Kidz Rock Inc. is a not-for-profit whose mission is to use music and the popular culture to help make higher education, good community citizenship, and physical fitness cool for kids.
How Do You Like to Be Creative?
I’m going to keep this post short and sweet. I know everyone is really busy getting everything ready for this years Summer Library Program.
Let the kids color as they gear up for the summer library reading program Be Creative @ Your Library with a free coloring page from Billy Gorilly. “How Do You Like to be Creative?” The file also contains a template for two different bookmarks
Be Creative @ Your Library Free resource coloring page
Listen to Billy Gorilly’s Podcast episode 16. The first segment features Billy Gorilly and Mrs. Flicker Fireflybrarian promoting the summer reading program. They want to get the kids excited about going to the library. There are 3 other sections of the podcast where kids will learn how to count backwards, listen to the story of the “Oxen and The Lion” told Billy Gorilly style, and the song Do You Know What Time it is? This podcast is perfect for children 3-6.
Listen to Billy Gorilly Podcast for Kids episode 16 click here
Posted in 2009 Library Summer Reading Program, Best Children's Music, coloring pages, Early Education, Family, Homeschool, homeschooling, Kids Music, Kids Podcast, literacy, teachers, Uncategorized
Tagged children, kids, librarians, library programs, Music and Activities for Kids, podcast, reading, story time resource, summer, teachers
No Kids at the library?
If you don’t want kids under 12 banned from the library you might want to read this blog at Twittermoms.com . There is a new law about childrens products and lead. This law would make it so the libraries would have to remove all the kids books or not let kids under 12 in the library.
This is the title of the press release from the ALA (american library association)
For Immediate Release
January 26, 2009
ALA Files Comments, Urges CPSC To
Exempt Libraries from Regulation Under
Consumer Product Safety Act
Here is the link to the press release click here
I for one love the libraries and feel they are so valuable to our community. This can’t happen. I know that the government is trying to keep kids safe, but is this to much?
Spread the word so this does not happen.
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Tagged children, kids, librarians, library programs, parents, story time resource
Billy Gorilly says “If You Want To Be A Leader, First You’ve Got To Be A Reader”
This quote comes from the lyrics in Billy Gorilly’s “Catch The Reading Bug” theme song. It is also the subject of the Newsletter I just finished for my company, Flying Kitten Music (billygorilly.com). We feel it is so important that children learn to read that we have been promoting and encouraging parents to keep their children reading over the summer by signing up for the summer reading program at your local library. This year the theme for most U.S., libraries is you guessed it, Catch The Reading bug. If you have children and you want a great way to help them learn and love to read I urge you to take them to the library over the summer vacation. In most cases there is no cost to you. Just sign up and feel good about helping your child learn
Catchy tunes for Catch the Reading Bug is the title of a post on the New York Statewide Summer Reading Blog. They have posted a link to Billy Gorilly’s song under a catchy little mp3. They stated, Billy Gorilla instead of Gorilly. Thats ok as long as they think we have a catchy little tune. They also have other helpful information on the reading program so you you should check them out.
If you would like to check out the most Recent Billy Gorilly Family newsletter go here. It includes links to some really cool stuff (if I do say so myself). There are free downloadable templates for bookmarks, reading logs, and bug word search. We offer a free downloadable MP3 version of Billy’s Catch The Reading Bug song. The full version is offered as a bonus song on Billy Gorilly:Happy Birthday Gertie CD. We also put the link to Billy Gorilly’s Podcast for Kids and a couple of very simple recipes. If you would like to become a Family member and get future Billy Gorilly’s Family Newsletters delivered to your email subscribe here.
If you want to go straight to Billy’s Free version of Catch The Reading Bug song click here.
If you would like to check out samples of all of the Billy Gorilly and the Candy Appletree Family music you can listen or buy at CDBaby. Or to see what we are all about you can go to our website billygorilly.com and see all the different things we have to offer.
Keep Smiling, Singing, and Learning
and you can make everyday
Ladybugs are cute, is the title of the newletter I just finished writing. It always feels good when you have finished with a task on your your to do list. Now I wait for it to be delivered and hope I don’t find any big mistakes after the fact. If you have young children or are in charge of young kids, lets say a teacher, librarian, or homeschooling parent. Then you might want to check out what I am doing at billygorilly.com. We offer free coloring pages, puzzles, podcast, and a story time resource kit. We do sell kids music that we hope you will buy and enjoy, but you can get many things for free. We offer some items only to our newsletter subscribers. If you would like to subscribe and check out our newsletter subscribe here. I promise I don’t bombard you with numerous useless emails. My goal is to make sure you don’t think any of them are useless. If you would like to offer any newsletter suggestions send me a comment. Good or bad I can take it.
I had so much fun making this recipe. I took the picture of the finished apples in my backyard, it had the best lighting. These would make a great after school snack for the kids.
Posted in Family, Kids Music, Recipes
Tagged children, healthy kids recipes, kids, ladybug apple recipe, librarians, Music and Activities for Kids, newletter, parents, snacks, story time resource, teachers