First I want to say thanks to everyone who stopped by my TpT store for the Back to School Sale. Hope you found some great deals from others as well. I know I had some fun shopping. =)
This week is orientation week in the Media Center. I usually show a PowerPoint and review the rules and sections of the Media Center as well as the procedures for checking out a book. While planning out my orientations this summer, I came across some cute videos on YouTube that pinned. I thought you might like them, too:
Shelf Marker Song
Sammy the Shelf Marker
This is a super cute video. Again, it has a few parts that are unique to the library it was created for, but it is still usable for demonstration purposes.
How to Use a Shelf Marker in the Library
This video is performed by upper elementary students and is also a demonstration of how to use a shelf marker. I like that the students are acting it out. You can hear a librarian reading a "Little Old Lady Who Swallowed a..." something book in the background, which makes me think, "WOW! Now that's a library! Lots going on at once." I don't think it's too distracting, and again, I like that the kids are the ones demonstrating the proper and incorrect ways to use a shelf marker. I especially like the sword fight scene. LOL
This one has been on Pinterest for awhile. I repinned it from another SLMS. It is short and sweet, so it's perfect for PreK, K and 1st grade classes.
Scaredy Squirrel Goes to the Library
This is another cute video. 2nd-3rd graders might enjoy it.I like that it is narrated by kids.
How to Take Care of Library Books
This is probably my favorite video. It was created by a librarian and even has places built in to stop and discuss each scene. It's perfect for 1st and 2nd grades...maybe even 3rd.
And I have to throw this one in just for fun. Being as it's set in a college library, it's definitely not for elementary, but I found it entertaining, anyway. Hope it makes you smile, too.
The FUNdamentals of Book Care in Five Easy Lessons
Happy back to school!