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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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Little Bird Tale: Shoebox Symphony

Today, a Mom-Me group came to visit the Learning Curve, and first we had story time all about rhythm & beats! We read Tanka Tanka Skunk! by Steve Webb and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. Both of … 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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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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Story Time Theater: More Hugo!

Today, Eastbrook Elementary 2nd graders visited the Curve and put their spin on our Hugo Story Time Theater activity. With Mixcraft and a microphone, students brought illustration sequences from The Invention of Hugo Cabret to life using descriptive sentences, original sound … Continue reading

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