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DIY Storytime – Pumpkins

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of Pumpkins whenever is convenient for your family. DIY Storytime PUMPKINS BOOKS Pumpkins • Written by Chelsea Donaldson • Published by Scholastic • Presented by Amazing Read Alouds for Kids This nonfiction book explains how pumpkins grow. https://video.link/w/TI7Ac Early Learning Ideas has several Pumpkin Life Cycle Activities for […]

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DIY Storytime – Elephants

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of Elephants whenever is convenient for your family. Do-It-Yourself Storytime ELEPHANTS BOOKS Elmer, the Patchwork Elephant • Written and illustrated by David McKee • Published by HarperCollins • Presented by Bianca Cebotari All the elephants of the jungle were gray except Elmer, who was a patchwork of brilliant […]

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DIY Storytime – Fire Safety

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of Fire Safety whenever is convenient for your family. Do-It-Yourself Storytime FIRE SAFETY BOOKS Stop, Drop, and Roll • Written by Margery Cuyler • Illustrated by Arthur Howard • Published by Simon & Schuster’s for Young Readers • Presented by Stories for Kids During Fire Prevention Week at […]

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Science Sunday – Creepy Crawlies

Science Sunday: Creepy Crawlies Although they may look strange to humans, creepy crawlies such as insects, millipedes, spiders, snails and slugs do a great deal to help the environment. They: Pollinate many fruits, flowers, and vegetables. Produce honey, beeswax, silk, and other products used by people. Prey on and reduce pest populations of other insects […]

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DIY Storytime – Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), enjoy this Do-it-Yourself Storytime on the theme of HISPANIC HERITAGE BOOKS: Dreamers • Written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales • Published by Holiday House • Read in English by Melissa Escobar: https://safeYouTube.net/w/2N9X Soñadores • Read in Spanish by Escuelita Dual https://safeYouTube.net/w/AQ9X Yuyi Morales talks about her book, […]

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DIY Storytime – Libraries

Do-It-Yourself Storytime LIBRARIES In honor of Library card month, enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of libraries, whenever is convenient for your family. BOOKS Lola at the Library • Written by Anna McQuinn • Illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw • Published by Charlesbridge Publishing • Presented by SnuggleBug StoryTime Lola loves visiting the library with […]

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DIY Storytime – Vacation

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of Vacation whenever is convenient for your family. Do-It-Yourself Storytime VACATION BOOKS: The Night Before Summer Vacation • Written by Natasha Wing • Illustrated by Julie Durell • Published by Grosset & Dunlap • Presented by Jennifer Wentworth A family gathers everything they will need for their summer […]

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Science Sunday – Sharks

Read About It Florida Museum at the University of Florida https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/discover-fish/sharks/ Smithsonian Institute https://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/sharks-rays/sharks National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/feature-story/dive-shark-week-2021 10 Facts About Great White Sharks https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/animals/sea-life/great-white-sharks/ Georgia Aquarium: https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/sharks/ Watch, Listen & Learn University of Oregon’s Museum of Natural & Cultural History. Includes a shark storytime read-aloud, instructions for an Ocean Suncatcher craft and […]

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