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DIY Storytime – Thanks

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on Thanks at any convenient time with your family. BOOKS: The Thankful Book • Written and illustrated by Todd Parr • Published by • Presented by The Doodley Doos’ Kids Music Channel Kids say what they are thankful for in this colorful book. https://video.link/w/7yprb Here’s a fun game to teach kids […]

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What’s Going On November 19 to 28, 2020

This is the week to ask yourself a very important question – what kind of pie? And another important question we can help you answer – what can our family do to learn, create, and share? – well, here are some upcoming ideas from the Library! Alphabet Parade Grab ‘n’ Go Crafts Ages 4-6. Craft […]

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School Support Tip: Easy Reader Fiction

Easy Reader Fiction Books Easy Reader Fiction books are a wonderful and engaging tool to involve preschool children and beginning readers in literacy development. The Stratford Library Children’s Department has an extensive collection of Easy Reader Fiction books designed to encourage love of reading among young children. The goal in choosing Easy Reader books is […]

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DIY Storytime – Astronauts

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of Astronauts whenever you like! BOOKS: Pete the Cat: Out of This World • Written and illustrated by James Dean • Published by HarperCollins • Presented by Let’s Read Stories Pete the Cat goes to Space Camp in this fun book. https://video.link/w/FAnqb Kids can train like an astronaut […]

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School Support Tip – Easy Nonfiction Books

Easy Nonfiction Books Many preschool children and beginning readers are interested in learning about the world around them. The Stratford Library Children’s Department has a browsing collection of Easy Nonfiction books designed to spark the curiosity of these young explorers. Easy Nonfiction books are organized by subject in these categories and sub-categories: • About Me: […]

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DIY Storytime: Leaves

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on LEAVES whenever your family wishes. BOOKS: I Am A Leaf • Written by Jean Marzollo • Illustrated by Judith Moffatt • Published by Cartwheel Books • Presented by Bookworm Bonnie Learn about the life cycle and functions of a leaf. https://video.link/w/lpMqb Teaching Mama has several activities to do with real […]

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DIY Storytime – Vote!

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the Vote! whenever is convenient. BOOKS: V Is for Voting • Written by Kate Farrell • Illustrated by Caitlin Kuhwald • Published by Henry Holt & Company • Presented by Sankofa Read Aloud An alphabet of terms related to voting. https://video.link/w/rlfqb Here are some printable VOTE badges for kids to […]

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