Archive | DIY Storytimes

DIY Storytime – Spooky

Enjoy this DO-IT-YOURSELF STORYTIME on the theme of SPOOKY! whenever you like! BOOKS Creepy Carrots • Written by Aaron Reynolds • Illustrated by Peter Brown • Published by Simons & Schuster Books for Young Readers • Presented by Weston Woods Jasper Rabbit loves to eat the carrots of Crackenhopper Field, until they start to follow […]

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DIY Storytime – Apples

DO-IT-YOUSELF STORYTIME on APPLES Enjoy this storytime whenever you like! BOOKS: How do Apples Grow? • Written & illustrated by Jill McDonald • Published by Doubleday Books for Young Readers • Presented by Stories for Kids This nonfiction books shows how apples grow from seeds to fruit-bearing trees. https://safeYouTube.net/w/27Mib Print the pages for My Apple […]

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DIY Storytime – Trains

Enjoy this DO-IT-YOURSELF STORYTIME on TRAINS any time you like! BOOKS: Freight Train • Written and illustrated by Donald Crews • Published by Greenwillow Books • Presented by Mrs. Clark’s Reading Corner Kids can learn about the different cars of a freight train as it travels along the track. https://safeYouTube.net/w/OnVfb Use recycled tissue boxes for […]

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DIY Storytime – Octopus

October 8 is National Octopus Day – celebrate with this DIY Storytime anytime that you like! DIY STORYTIME OCTOPUSES  BOOKS:  Inky the Octopus Written by Erin Guendelsberger Illustrated by David Leonard Published by Sourcebooks Wonderland Presented by This Little Piggy A story based on the real-life escape of an octopus from the National Aquarium of […]

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DIY Storytime – Princesses

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on Princesses whenever you like! BOOKS: The Princess and the Pea • Retold and illustrated by Rachel Isadora • Published by Putnam Publishing Group • Presented by Stories with Starr Beautiful art enhances this African-inspired retelling of the story of a young woman who must prove she’s a real princess. Download […]

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DIY Storytime – Pirates

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on the theme of …  Pirates!  Books: How I Became a Pirate • Written by Melinda Long • Illustrated by Davis Shannon • Published by Houghton Mifflin • Presented by Storytime with Miss Jeannie A boy meets a pirate on the beach and joins the crew. https://safeYouTube.net/w/0dwW Here are several ideas […]

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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 – Food

Do-It-Yourself Storytime: Food Books: Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party • Written by and James and Kimberly Dean • Published by HarperCollins • Presented by STEMHEX Pete and his friends add some crazy toppings to their pizza. https://safeYouTube.net/w/OhdV Fun food crafts you can do with your kids from Forkly: https://www.forkly.com/food/edible-crafts-for-kids-20-fun-filled-recipe-activities-with-food/ The Very Hungry […]

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DIY Storytime – School

Do-It-Yourself Storytime: School Books: If You Take a Mouse to School • Written by Laura Numeroff • Illustrated by Felicia Bond • Published by HarperCollins • Presented by Reading Pioneers Academy You never know what will happen next when you take a mouse to school! https://safeYouTube.net/w/EAaS Clark the Shark • Written by Bruce Hale • […]

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DIY Storytime – Party

Do-It-Yourself Storytime Party Time! Books: I Am Invited to a Party! • Written & illustrated by Mo Willems • Published by • Presented by Ms. Audrey’s Read-alouds Gerald gives Piggie some advice on how to dress for a party. https://safeYouTube.net/w/VlhP Best Kids’ Party Ideas for All Occasions by DIY Projects: https://diyprojects.com/kids-party-ideas/ Xander’s Panda Party • […]

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