Tag Archives: Animals

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: Forest Friends!

This morning’s story time was all about forest animals! We read the stories Over in the Forest by Marianne Berkes and Blackberry Banquet by Terry Pierce. We sang songs and rhymes about bears, squirrels, and owls, played with puppets, and … Continue reading

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Imagine West Animal Podcast

¬† Today, 2nd graders from Imagine West read the books Where in the Wild? (all about camouflage!) and Terrific Tongues (fun facts about animal tongues!). Listen to the reports below to hear some of the interesting things we learned about … Continue reading

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City Critter Chats – Parrot & Snake

Today in the Learning Curve at Central Library, Animalia came to talk about animals, and brought along Rocky the Umbrella Cockatoo and Puma the Corn Snake. ¬†Puma slithered around for a bit then decided to take a nap, so Rocky … Continue reading

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Animalia Presents “Watch Out! There Are Animals About!”

Dogs and ferrets and owls, oh my! Today in the Curve, Animalia presented a special program with live animals, including some Dachshund dogs, some cats, ferrets, blue-tongued skinks, and a barn owl! We learned all about these critters and got … Continue reading

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Animalia – City Critters

Today at the Learning Curve Animalia presented their City Critters program which included live Chinchillas and Rats!

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Hedgehugs & Porcupining

Today’s special Valentine’s story time featured cute-but-prickly porcupines and hedgehogs in need of a hug. But how do you hug a porcupine? (Very carefully). Hedgehug: a sharp lesson on love by Benn Sutton How Do You Hug a Porcupine? by … Continue reading

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Under the Sea

This week, first graders from Greenbriar Elementary read stories about dolphins and other sea life, and then created their own Under the Sea pictures in Kid Pix, displayed in the slideshow below. Schools of fish, seaweed and sea creatures–what else … Continue reading

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Our Dolphin Tale

Today, St. Peter’s Head Start preschoolers read a true story about Winter, the dolphin who was rescued after losing her tail, and then learned how to swim with a prosthetic tail made especially for her. The upcoming movie, Dolphin Tale, … Continue reading

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Animal Cinquains!

On Wednesday, June 22nd, kids from the Interfaith Hospitality Network created their own cinquains, that they then recorded and created an accompanying picture. (What’s a cinquain? Click here to find out.) Check out the pictures and audio below!

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