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Story Time 2.0: Extra Yarn

Today, third graders from Skiles Test visited the Curve and read the story Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, about a girl named Annabelle who finds a box with colorful yarn that never seems to run out–and one very determined archduke … Continue reading

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Brazilian Dance

This afternoon, we had a special guest visit the Curve: Miss Camila from Brazil taught us all about the Brazilian Carnaval tradition, and we had our own mini carnival in the library! We decorated masks, and then learned some dance moves … Continue reading

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Story Time: Giddy Up, Cowpokes!

Yee-haw! Today’s story time was all about cowboys and cowgirls! We read stories about the wild west and the life of a cowboy/girl, and sang some rootin’-tootin’ songs and rhymes. We also designed our own cowboy/cowgirl boots, and played some … Continue reading

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May at the Learning Curve!

Check out what’s happening this month at the Curve! [Click the image to enlarge]

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Story Time: We Love Trees!

We love trees! Today we read books and sang songs celebrating trees and all the good things they give. We colored tree pictures and glued pieces of tissue paper onto the branches for the leaves, apples, and flowers! Use the … Continue reading

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Story Time: Bunnies!

With the Easter holiday just around the corner, and spring in full swing, we thought this might be a good time to have a story time all about bunnies! We talked about what rabbits do, where they live, and how … Continue reading

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Story Time: Spring Time!

Today’s story time welcomed spring with stories, songs, and seeds to plant, take home, and watch grow!

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Story Time: Rainy Day!

Today’s springtime story time was all about rain! We sang rainy day songs and read stories about clouds and raindrops, animals and umbrellas, and jumping in puddles! For our craft, we made rain cloud mobiles with paper clouds, cotton balls, … Continue reading

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March at the Learning Curve!

Check out what’s happening this month at the Curve! (Click on the image for full size).

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Story Time Podcast

This afternoon in the Curve, we read some stories (including Big is Big (and Little, Little); A House for Hermit Crab; and the first chapter of The Invention of Hugo Cabret), and then we recorded our favorite parts and predictions in … Continue reading

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