Category Archives: Books

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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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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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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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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Story Time: Hedgehugs!

Happy Valentine’s Day! In this morning’s story time, we read books about some prickly friends–hedgehogs & porcupines–who have to be creative in order to give their valentine a hug! We also did some Valentine rhymes and songs, and then made … Continue reading

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Story Time: Hibernators

Story time this morning was all about animals who hibernate! We read stories, sang lullabies to our animal friends, then made some cozy dens and tucked them in for a long winter’s sleep!

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Story Time: Staying Warm!

With a week filled with snow days, staying cozy inside, and bundling up to go out into the winter wonderland, today’s story time was all about ways for people and animals to stay warm in the wintertime. Check out our … Continue reading

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