Thursday, October 11, 2018

Storytime Programs - Fall I, 2018: Week Six

Welcome to the final week of Fall I storytime programs.  In addition to our weekly storytimes, there are numerous special events happening so be sure to check our Event Calendar, give us a call, or stop by the desk in the Early Learning Center if you would like more information. We hope that you'll be joining us.  Remember, we have storytimes at all three locations!  Below you will find some of the books, rhymes, and fingerplays we are presenting this week.


Baby Rhyme Time (For babies 0-11 months and a caregiver)

Books 
Moo, Moo! by Sebastien Braun Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Who Says Boo? by Highlights for Children Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Old MacDonald (presented with puppets)
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
And on  his farm he had a cow
E-I-E-I-O
With a moo moo here
And a moo moo there
Here a moo, there a moo
Everywhere a moo moo
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
(Repeat with other animals)



Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden’s top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Health 3: Active Physical Play
Child engages in physical activities with increasing endurance and intensity.

Wonderful Ones (For babies 12-23 months and a caregiver)

Books 
Mommy Hugs by Karen Katz Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Daddy Cuddle by Kate Mayes Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Clap Our Hands for Mama
Let’s clap our hands for Mama
For Mama, for Mama
Let’s clap our hands for Mama
Let’s clap them this way
Clap up high and down low
Clap up high and down low
Let’s clap our hands for Mama
Let’s clap them this way




Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Physical Development 2: Gross Locomotor Movement Skills
Child shows increasing proficiency in fundamental locomotor skills (e.g., rolling, crawling, cruising, walking, running, jumping, galloping.)

Terrific Twos (For toddlers 2-3 years and a caregiver)

Books 
Busy Boats by Tony Mitton Click here to find the book in the catalog.
We All Go Travelling by Sheena Roberts Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Little Boat
Little boat, little boat , go so slow (row slowly)
Little boat, little boat, go so fast! (row fast)
Little boat, little boat, step on the gas!



Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:


Physical Development 4: Fine Motor Manipulative Skills 
Child demonstrates increasing precision, strength, coordination, and efficiency when using muscles of the hand for play and functional tasks.

1, 2, 3, Go!  (For children 1-3 years and a caregiver)

Books 
Pouch! by David Ezra Stein Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? by Eric Carle Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: The Brown Kangaroo
The brown kangaroo is very funny
She leaps and runs and hops like a bunny (hop)
On her stomach is a pocket so wide (put hand on tummy)
Her baby can jump in and go for a ride


Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Language & Literacy Development 5: Interest in Literacy 
Child shows interest in books, songs, rhymes, stories, and other literacy activities in increasingly complex ways. 

StoryMix For 3 to 6 (For children 3-6 years without caregiver)

Books
Kangaroo and Cricket by Lorianne Siomades Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Kangaroo Kisses by Nandana Dev Sen Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Katy No-Pocket by Emmy Payne (presented with puppets)  Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme:  Mary Had a Little Lamb (presented with puppets)
Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb
Mary had a little lamb whose fleece was white a snow
(Big giraffe - whose neck was very long
Rhinoceros - whose horn was very sharp
Kangaroo - whose pouch was very warm)



Parents & Caregivers
Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Language & Literacy Development 5: Interest in Literacy 
Child shows interest in books, songs, rhymes, stories, and other literacy activities in increasingly complex ways.




Saturday, October 6, 2018

Storytime Programs - Fall 1, 2018: Week Five

Welcome to the fifth week of Fall I storytime programs.  In addition to our weekly storytimes, there are numerous special events happening so be sure to check our Event Calendar, give us a call, or stop by the desk in the Early Learning Center if you would like more information. We hope that you'll be joining us.  Remember, we have storytimes at all three locations!  Below you will find some of the books, rhymes, and fingerplays we are presenting this week.


Baby Rhyme Time (For babies 0-11 months and a caregiver)

Books 
Show Me Happy by Kathryn Madeline Allen Click here to find the book in the catalog. 

Dog & Friends Opposites by Emma Dodd Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Now We Fly Up 
Now we fly up, up, up
Now we fly down, down, down
Now we fly up, up, up
Now we fly round-and-round




Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden’s top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Language and Literacy Development 2: Responsiveness to Language

Child communicates or acts in response to language and responds to increasingly complex language.

Wonderful Ones (For babies 12-23 months and a caregiver)

Books 
On My Street by Eve Merriam Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Wake Up, City by Susan Verlander Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Tickle the Clouds
Tickle the clouds, tickle your toes
Turn around and tickle your nose
Reach down low, reach up high
Turn around and sit right down





Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Social and Emotional Development - SED 1: Identity of Self in Relation to Others 
Child shows increasing awareness of self as distinct from and also related to others.

Terrific Twos (For toddlers 2-3 years and a caregiver)

Books 
Traffic Pups by Michelle Meadows Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Marvelous Motorcycles by Tony Mitton Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Here Is Sam's Motorcyle
Here is Sam's motorcycle
Here is Sam's truck
Here are Sam's books
And here is Sam's duck
Let's help him pick up his toys
And put them on the shelf
So next time Sam wants them
He can find them himself


Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

HSS 1: Sense of Time Definition
Child increasingly communicates or demonstrates awareness about past and future events and relates them to present activity.

1, 2, 3, Go!  (For children 1-3 years and a caregiver)

Books 
Sam Who Never Forgets by Eve Rice Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Bears! Bears! Bears! by Bob Barner Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: My Bear
My bear is looking all around
My bear is sniffing at the ground
My bear can kiss me on the nose
My bear is tickling my toes
My bear can whisper in my ear
What's he saying?  Can you hear?
My little bear can hide behind me
But wherever I go, my bear can find me!


Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Language & Literacy Development 5: Interest in Literacy 
Child shows interest in books, songs, rhymes, stories, and other literacy activities in increasingly complex ways. 

StoryMix For 3 to 6 (For children 3-6 years without caregiver)

Books
Wiggling Pockets by Pat Mora Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Cat Knit by Jacob Grant Click here to find the book in the catalog. 
Peek in My Pocket by David A. Carter (not available for check out)

Action Rhyme:  This Kitty
This kitty said, “I smell a mouse.”
This kitty said, “Let’s hunt through the house.”
This kitty said, “Let’s go creep, creep, creep.”
This kitty said, “Is the mouse asleep?”
This kitty said, “Meow, meow,
I saw it go through a hole just now.”




Parents & Caregivers
Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Language & Literacy Development 5: Interest in Literacy 
Child shows interest in books, songs, rhymes, stories, and other literacy activities in increasingly complex ways.





Thursday, September 27, 2018

Storytime Programs - Fall I, 2018: Week Four

Welcome to the fourth week of Fall I storytime programs.  In addition to our weekly storytimes, there are numerous special events happening so be sure to check our Event Calendar, give us a call, or stop by the desk in the Early Learning Center if you would like more information. We hope that you'll be joining us.  Remember, we have storytimes at all three locations!  Below you will find some of the books, rhymes, and fingerplays we are presenting this week.


Baby Rhyme Time (For babies 0-11 months and a caregiver)

Books 
In the Middle of Fall by Kevin Henkes Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Wind by Carol Thompson Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Leaves Are Dancing
Leaves are dancing, leaves are dancing (make hands dance in the air)
All around, all around
All the leaves are dancing, all the leaves are dancing
On the ground, on the ground (touch the ground)



Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden’s top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:


Cognition: Science 2: Inquiry Through Observation and Investigation

Child observes and investigates objects (living and nonliving things) and events in the environment and becomes increasingly sophisticated in pursuing knowledge about them.

Wonderful Ones (For babies 12-23 months and a caregiver)

Books 
Where is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Sheep Asleep by Gloria Rothstein Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Little Sheep, Little Sheep
Little sheep, little sheep, turn around 
Little sheep, little sheep, touch the ground 
Little sheep, little sheep, jump up high 
Little sheep, little sheep, reach the sky 
Little sheep, little sheep, sit right down 
Little sheep, little sheep, get ready to listen now
 







Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Social and Emotional Development - SED 1: Identity of Self in Relation to Others 
Child shows increasing awareness of self as distinct from and also related to others.


Terrific Twos (For toddlers 2-3 years and a caregiver)

Books 
Down By the Station by Will Hillenbrand Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Jiggle Joggle Jee! by Laura E. Richards Click here to find the book in the catalog. 

Action Rhyme: 
This is a choo-choo train (bend elbows by side & move them back & forth)
Puffing down the track (bend elbows by side & move them back & forth, while walking forward)
Now it’s going forward (walk forward)
Now it’s going back (walk backward)
Now the bell is ringing (use finger & pretend to ring bell)
Now the whistle blows (put hand to mouth and pretend to blow a whistle)
What a lot of noise it makes everywhere it goes (place hands over ears)

Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:


Cognition: Science 1: Cause and Effect Definition
Child’s communication develops from nonverbal communication to using language with increasingly complex words and sentences.

1, 2, 3, Go!  (For children 1-3 years and a caregiver)

Books 
Little Gorilla by Ruth Bornstein Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Spunky Little Monkey by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Video: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
Click on the image below to enjoy the video again!



Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Language & Literacy Development: Interest in Literacy 
Child shows interest in books, songs, rhymes, stories, and other literacy activities in increasingly complex ways. 

StoryMix For 3 to 6 (For children 3-6 years without caregiver)

Books
I'm A Unicorn! by Michaela Schuett Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Ohmygosh, My Pocket! by Janet Perry Marshall (not available for check out)

Action Rhyme: Five Green Frogs 
One green frog went hop, hop, hop
Hop, hop, hop
Hop, hop, hop
One green frog went hop, hop, hop
Hopping in my pocket   (2 green frogs, 3, 4, 5)

Mother frog said stop, stop, stop
Stop, stop, stop
Stop, stop, stop
Mother frog said stop, stop, stop

It’s time to take a nap.

Parents & Caregivers
Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Language & Literacy Development 5: Interest in Literacy 
Child shows interest in books, songs, rhymes, stories, and other literacy activities in increasingly complex ways.

Spanish Family Storytime/Cuentos para la Familia (For the whole family)

Books/Libros 
Los Tres Chivitos Gruff by Paul Galdone Click here to find the book in the catalog./Haga clic aquí para encontrar el libro en el catálogo.

In Spanish Family Storytime we read the book The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Paul Galdone.  We also did activities where we had the opportunity to problem solve.  We thought of a plan, created it and shared how the ideas helped the characters.
You can also do this with your child reading a book.  While you are reading the book with your child you can stop and ask him/her questions of what is happening on the page and how would they think the story is going to continue.

En el programa leímos el libro Los Tres Chivitos Gruff por Paul Galdone. También hicimos actividades donde tuvimos que resolver problemas.  Pensamos en un plan, creamos una solución y compartimos nuestras ideas para llegar a esa solución.

Usted también puede hacer eso leyendo un libro con su niño(a).  Mientras están leyendo el libro puedes detenerte y hacerle preguntas de cómo el cuento va a continuar o cómo va a terminar.








Thursday, September 20, 2018

Storytime Programs - Fall I, 2018: Week Three

Welcome to the third week of Fall I storytime programs.  In addition to our weekly storytimes, there are numerous special events happening so be sure to check our Event Calendar, give us a call, or stop by the desk in the Early Learning Center if you would like more information. We hope that you'll be joining us.  Remember, we have storytimes at all three locations!  Below you will find some of the books, rhymes, and fingerplays we are presenting this week.


Baby Rhyme Time (For babies 0-11 months and a caregiver)

Books 
Naptime with Theo & Beau by Jessica Shyba Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Bedtime, Ted! by Sophy Henn Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Rock-a-Bye-Baby
Rock-a-bye baby
In the treetop
When the wind blows
The cradle will rock
When the bough breaks
The cradle will fall
And down will come baby
Cradle and all



Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden’s top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:


Language and Literacy Development 7: Concepts About Print
Child shows an increasing understanding of the conventions and physical organization of print material and that print carries meaning. 

Wonderful Ones (For babies 12-23 months and a caregiver)

Books
Me and You by Janet Holmes Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Bathtime with Theo & Beau by Jessica Shyba Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Bath Time
After a bath, I try, try, try
To rub myself dry, dry, dry
Hands to dry, fingers and toes
Two wet legs and a shiny nose
Just think how much less time it would take
If I were a dog and could
Shake, shake, shake!





Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Approaches to Learning - Self-Regulation 1: Curiosity and Initiative in Learning 
Child explores the environment in increasingly focused ways to learn about people, things, materials, and events.


Terrific Twos (For toddlers 2-3 years and a caregiver)

Books 
Roadwork by Sally Sutton Click here to find the book in the catalog.
A Truck Goes Rattley-Bumpa by Jonathan London Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme:  I'll Drive...
I'll drive a dump truck, dump truck, dump truck
I'll drive a dump truck all day long
(Loader/fire truck/digger/tall crane)

Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:


Language and Literacy Development 3: Communication and Use of Language
Child’s communication develops from nonverbal communication to using language with increasingly complex words and sentences.

1, 2, 3, Go!  (For children 1-3 years and a caregiver)

Books 
Two at the Zoo by Danna Smith Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Watch Us Play by Miela Ford Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Lion
Deep in the jungle
What did I hear?
Five ferocious lions
Roaring loud and clear
"Roar!" said the lions
"Scat!" said I
And one ferocious lion
Ran away...Goodybye!
(Repeat with 4, 3, 2, 1)


Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Math 2: Number Sense of Quantity 
Child shows developing understanding of number and quantity.

StoryMix For 3 to 6 (For children 3-6 years without caregiver)

Books
That Pup! by Lisa Barrett George Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Dog's Day by Jane Cabrera Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Dogs by Emily Gravett Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Ten Little Puppies
(Tune: Wheels on the Bus)
The paws on the dog go pat, pat, pat
Pat, pat, pat, pat, pat, pat
The paws on the dog go pat, pat, pat.
All through the house

The ears on the dog go flap, flap, flap...
The nose on the dog goes sniff, sniff, sniff...
The tongue on the dog goes lick, lick, lick...
The bark on the dog goes woof, woof, woof...
The tail on the dog goes wag, wag, wag...



Parents & Caregivers
Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Language & Literacy Development 5: Interest in Literacy 
Child shows interest in books, songs, rhymes, stories, and other literacy activities in increasingly complex ways.

Spanish Family Storytime/Cuentos para la Familia (For the whole family)

Books/Libros 
Unplugged by Steve Antony Click here to find the book in the catalog,/Haga clic aquí para encontrar el libro en el catálogo. 
¿Jugamos? by IIan Brenman Click here to find the book in the catalog./Haga clic aquí para encontrar el libro en el catálogo.
Lola va a la biblioteca by Anna McQuinn Click here to find the book in the catalog./Haga clic aquí para encontrar el libro en el catálogo. 


In our Spanish Family Storytime we used the TumbleBooks program from our website.  This program lets us promote technology as a learning tool.  The books on TumbleBooks are also part of our Library collection.  You can choose to listen and see stories on your device or hold a book and pass the pages.  It’s great when we have different ways to enjoy books!

En nuestro programa Cuentos para la Familia usamos el programa “TumbleBooks” de nuestro sitio.  Este programa nos permite a promocionar la tecnología como una herramienta de aprendizaje. Los libros en “Tumble Books” también son parte de nuestra colección en la Biblioteca.  Puedes optar por escuchar y mirar los cuentos en su dispositivo o aguantar libros en sus manos y pasar las páginas. 

¡Que bueno que tenemos diferentes maneras de disfrutar de los libros!








Thursday, September 13, 2018

Storytime Programs - Fall I, 2018: Week Two

Welcome to the second week of Fall I storytime programs.  In addition to our weekly storytimes, there are numerous special events happening so be sure to check our Event Calendar, give us a call, or stop by the desk in the Early Learning Center if you would like more information. We hope that you'll be joining us.  Remember, we have storytimes at all three locations!  Below you will find some of the books, rhymes, and fingerplays we are presenting this week.


Baby Rhyme Time (For babies 0-11 months and a caregiver)

Books 
Baby See, Baby Do by Robie Rogge Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Book! by George Smith Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Bouncing Song
Bounce and bounce and bounce and stop
Bounce and bounce and bounce and stop
Bounce and bounce and bounce and stop
Now bounce that baby right up to the top!




Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden’s top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Language and Literacy Development 5: Interest in Literacy 
Child shows interest in books, songs, rhymes, stories, and other literacy activities in increasingly complex ways.

Wonderful Ones (For babies 12-23 months and a caregiver)

Books
Two at the Zoo by Danna Smith Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Peek-A-Boo Zoo! by Jane Cabrera Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Peek-a-Boo
Peek-a-boo, peek-a-boo
I see you! I see you!
I see your button nose.
I see your tiny toes.
I see you! Peek-a-boo!








Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Language and Literacy Development 7: Concepts About Print
Child shows an increasing understanding of the conventions and physical organization of print material and that print carries meaning.

Terrific Twos (For toddlers 2-3 years and a caregiver)

Books 
Pilot Pups by Michelle Meadows Click here to find the book in the catalog.
A Plane Goes Ka-Zoom! by Jonathan London Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: The Airplane 
The airplane has great big wings
(arms outstretched)                                       
Its propeller spins around and sings (spin one arm)   
The airplane goes up (raise arms)    
The airplane goes down (lower arms)                      
The airplane flies high (arms outstretched and spin) over the town! (fly around) 

Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:


Cognition: Math 2: Number Sense of Quantity Definition
Child shows developing understanding of number and quantity.

1, 2, 3, Go!  (For children 1-3 years and a caregiver)

Books 
I Am An Elephant by Aaron Carr Click here to find the book in the catalog.
Splash! by Flora McDonnell Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Action Rhyme: Here Comes the Elephant (follow actions)
Here comes the elephant
He moves so slow
He swings his long trunk
To and fro
He is SO big
He can't even jump
He sits down with a
Great big THUMP!


Parents & Caregivers

Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Physical Development 2: Gross Locomotor Movement
Child shows increasing proficiency in fundamental locomotor skills. (e.g. rolling, crawling, jumping)

StoryMix For 3 to 6 (For children 3-6 years without caregiver)

Books
Llama Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney Click here to find the book in the catalog.
A Couch For Llama by Leah Gilbert Click here to find the book in the catalog.

Song
I Know a Chicken by The Laurie Berkner Band Click here to find the CD in the catalog.
OR, click on the link below to watch the song performed on YouTube.






Parents & Caregivers
Kindergarten Readiness is one of Gail Borden's top priorities for your preschoolers.  Today in storytime, your child will practice the following KIDS standard:

Language & Literacy Development 5: Interest in Literacy 
Child shows interest in books, songs, rhymes, stories, and other literacy activities in increasingly complex ways.

Spanish Family Storytime/Cuentos para la Familia (For the whole family)

Books/Libros 
¿La merienda del León? by Fiona Tierney  Click here to find the book in the catalog./Haga clic aquí para encontrar el libro en el catálogo.
Find a Face by Francois Robert Click here to find the book in the catalog./Haga clic aquí para encontrar el libro en el catálogo.
Lunchtime for a Purple Snake by Harriet Ziefert Click here to find the book in the catalog./Haga clic aquí para encontrar el libro en el catálogo.

En el programa Cuentos para la Familia leímos el libro ¿La merienda del León? por Fiona Tierney.  El león pudo comprender a través del dibujo que la niña hizo de él, es que él siempre andaba enojado.  El León decidió no parecer más así. Él determinó ser un león más cortés y bueno con los demás.  Al fin la niña pudo dibujar un león feliz.  Los niños a través del arte pueden dibujar como se siente y que ellos observan.  El Arte nos ayuda expresarnos.