Category Archives: Books

Little Learners in Bloom

Little Learners story times will continue throughout the school year on Friday mornings at 10:30 in the Learning Curve! Join us for stories, songs, and activities, with a fun new theme each week! Today was all about flowers–check out our … Continue reading

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Story Time & Shoebox Symphony

Our last Little Learner’s story time for the summer was all about music! We sang songs, played musical shakers, read stories with rhythm, made our very own egg shakers, and recorded an original tune with instruments made from recycled objects! … Continue reading

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Books & Beanbags: The Search for WondLa – Sonshine Podcast

Sonshine Campers listened to the first chapter of The Search for WondLa by Toni DiTerlizzi and then recorded their comments and questions about the story so far:

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KinderCare Little Architects!

Today, KinderCare summer campers came to the Curve and had fun with some architecture-inspired activities! First, we did some free build with Legos, and then we read the book Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty. Next, we used a laptop, … Continue reading

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Cardboard Stories Presents

This summer in the Curve, we’re taking a few of our favorite stories and acting them out on stage, using cardboard cutouts as props and iPads to film the action! Do you like to be in the spotlight? Ever see … Continue reading

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Little Learners Spring & Summer Lineup

Coming up for little learners and their families, we’ll continue with select Wednesday morning story times for the month of May. Our Summer Reading Program Kick-Off event will be Saturday, June 1st. Throughout the months of June and July, story … Continue reading

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Hide & Seek

This morning in the Curve, first graders from IPS #49 read books about camouflage and hide & seek, and then made their own movie featuring some clever hiding spots in the library!

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Rainy Day Story Time

This morning was a perfect morning for stories about rain and fun with umbrellas! You can make your own mini umbrella by decorating a coffee filter for the top and using a pipe cleaner for the handle. (Bonus: For a … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts: Inventors, Architects, & Movie-Makers

This weekend in the Curve, Brownie Girl Scouts read and talked about Inventors and Architects, and then worked together to create these stop motion animations using a laptop, Frames software, a webcam, and some blocks to create the effect of … Continue reading

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SENSE Charter School Podcasts

SENSE Charter School visited the Learning Curve today and recorded some podcasts after listening to “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick. ¬†Below you can listen to what the kids had to say about the book!

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