Archive | DIY Storytimes

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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DIY Storytime – Music

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on Music whenever you like* Books: Drum Dream Girl • Written by Margarita Engle • Illustrated by Rafael López • Published by Houghton Mifflin • Presented by Rebekah Wall https://safeYouTube.net/w/uKtO How to make an oatmeal container tom-tom drum from Howcast: https://safeYouTube.net/w/5KtO Musical Max • Written by Robert Kraus • Illustrated by Jose […]

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DIY Storytime – Art

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on the theme of Art whenever you like!* Books: Story: The Art Lesson • Written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola • Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons • Presented by Storybookreadlaong Little Tomie loves to draw. He can’t wait to go to school and have a real art lesson! https://safeYouTube.net/w/DoVN Fingerprint art activities […]

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DIY Storytime – Dinosaurs

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on Dinosaurs whenever you want!* Books: Story: When Dinosaurs Came with Everything • Written by Elise Broach • Illustrated by David Smalla • Published by • Presented by Auntie Lee Reads A little boy thinks it’s great when all the stores give away dinosaurs, but his mom is not so sure. https://safeYouTube.net/w/tL3N […]

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DIY Storytime – Heroes

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on Heroes & Helpers whenever you like.* Books: Story: Keeping the City Going • Written and illustrated by Brian Floca • Read by Brian Floca A lovely tribute to all the essential workers who are keeping the city going during the current pandemic. https://safeYouTube.net/w/ulbN See the Thank You, Heroes coloring sheet by […]

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DIY Storytime – Building

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on Building whenever you like!* Story: If I Built a House • Written and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen • Published by Dial Books • Presented by MissEmsBookworm Read Aloud A boy with a big imagination dreams up the best house ever. https://safeYouTube.net/w/xibN Instructions to build a cardboard gingerbread playhouse for kids […]

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DIY Storytime – Pets

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on pets whenever you like!* Books: Story: Pet Show • Written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats • Published by Puffin Books • Presented by Kidz Digital How can Archie participate in the neighborhood pet show if his cat ran away? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkBeCS4N8K0 Pet activities & fun Ideas from Childfun: https://www.childfun.com/themes/animals/pets/ Story: […]

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