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Mission Viejo Hands-On New Media Storytime Training

Carisa Kluver of and I are at the Mission Viejo Library  helping their staff get comfortable with being at the front of the room holding an iPad in storytime. We’ve been playing with a bunch of apps (below) and two particularly gregarious children’s librarians, Allison Tran and Daytha Howell, made an adorable video with the Sock Puppets app. We’ll post slides and additional resources from the trainings soon.

Mission Viejo Apps List

3 Little Pigs
Animal Sounds
The Artist Mortimer
Book of Holes
Boynton 4-pack
Byron Barton Collection 1
The Chicken and the Egg
Endless ABC
Felt Board App
Fierce Grey Mouse
First Words Deluxe
Flip Flap Farm
Go Away, Big Green Monster
Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy (w/American Sign Language)
Hickory Dickory Dock
Keynote App
Kid in Story Book Maker
Kid in Story Reader
Kindoma Storytime
Little Bird’s Internet Safety Adventure App
Little Bird’s Safety Adventure eBook
Little Digits
Mother Goose on the Loose App
Parker Penguin
Reading Raven
Sago Mini Sound Box
Sock puppets
Songs for Kids
Stella and Sam Story pack
Toca Cars
Toca Monsters Kitchen
Very Cranky Bear
Wee Sing ABC
Professor Garfield – 4 free apps about media, cyberbullying, safety, and determining online authority:,,,

Kindle Books

Brown Bear
Pete the Cat
Sitting in my Box
Hand hand fingers thumb


My Book of Colors (free)
Toy Story: Woody’s Aqua Adventure (free)
The Seed Story (free)
Edwin The Super Duper Otter (free)
Yellow Submarine (free)
The Speaking Piano (free)