Category Archives: education

Stuffed Animal Sleepover in the Library

UW-Whitewater students, staff, faculty and Children’s Center families, accompanied by a child 6(ish) years of age or younger, are invited to Andersen Library on the Whitewater Campus for the 9th Stuffed Animal Sleepover in the Library on Friday, April 5th. … Continue reading

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover in the Library: Beach Party!

(Post author: Madison Pingel, Elementary Education Major) Did you recently notice a few extra little children and stuffed animals in the Library? Did a giant octopus catch your eye when you were trying to study? It’s no surprise! Fifteen children from ages … Continue reading

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Stuffed Animal Beach Party & Sleepout at the Library

It’s time for the return of the… Stuffed Animal Sleepover Event! UW-Whitewater students, staff, faculty and Children’s Center families, accompanied by a child 6(ish) years of age or younger, are invited to join Andersen Library for the 8th Stuffed Animal … Continue reading

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Mini-Money Smart: Financial Literacy Starts Early (Update!)

Andersen Library is hosting virtual Mini-Money Smart Storytimes! Watch this blog for updates, or sign up Here and we’ll send you a link to the videos when they premiere: Episode 1, Bunnies and Money, premieres on Friday, April 16th at … Continue reading

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When Children Can’t Go to the Library: E-books for Children, Their Teachers, and Their Caregivers

(Blog post co-authored by Library Student Staff Member, LaDae’ McDowell.) Kids at home? Going quarantine stir crazy? Can’t seem to get the nieces and nephews to understand why physical distancing is important? Do you miss your students and wish to … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Education has always been a lifelong pursuit for me.  I always knew that education was an access opportunity and with it came … Continue reading

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Postponed: The 8th Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Due to current circumstances, we will postpone the 8th annual… Stuffed Animal friends will have a drama-filled evening Stuffed Animal Sleepover in the Library. Watch for the event later in the year! Here’s what will be in store: UW-Whitewater students, … Continue reading

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Valentine Story Time for Friends

Opening Songs and Movement: Our February Story Time for our 4K friends the UW-W Children’s Center opened with our standard “We clap and sing hello” action song. To mix things up a bit, we tried out a new movement rhyme … Continue reading

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Do You Want To Build a Snowman?

Before winter break, our little friends at the Children’s Center had SNOW-much fun at storytime. The theme for this one was winter activities, specifically building snowmen. This topic was a great one to end on before break because the kids … Continue reading

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Story Time: Time To Sleep, Little Bears.

The theme for November’s story time was Hibernation. Since it is getting very cold and snowy, it was the perfect time to discuss where animals spend their winter break! To greet our friends, we had a visit from our puppet … Continue reading

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