Librarian Resources

Planning a train-themed story time for your library?

Here are some resources to make it spec-track-ular:

Activities, crafts, and other fun inspired by Old Tracks, New Tricks.

Track-tastic Train Activities
Quite possibly the largest collection of train activity ideas all in one place.

Play Trains!
For even more train activities and inspiration, visit this blog run by the author and illustrator of Old Tracks, New Tricks. You’ll find hundreds of ideas for playing, learning, and reading with kids who love trains, .

In her review of Old Tracks, New Tricks, children’s librarian Rosemary Kiladitis shares some great train-themed ideas for using the book during story time, saying, “This is one of those books that will be a great resource for preschoolers and school-age kids alike; you can discuss ideas like teamwork, bullying, and welcoming a new friend.”

Full Steam Ahead for the Library Poster

Click here for the FREE printable poster for library or classroom use.

Full Steam Ahead for the Library Bookmarks

Click here for the FREE printable bookmarks for library or classroom use.