Ninja Night!

Summer Reading Program 2015 For our family night this summer we decided on ninja night! It was SO FUN! BOOKS TO SHARE Ninja! by Arree Chung Ninja Boy Goes to School by N.D. Wilson My Grandma’s a Ninja by Todd Tarpley Ninja Bunny by Jennifer Olson DRESS LIKE A NINJA! Headbands: Using scraps of superhero…

Hero Day- Police

Summer Reading Program 2015 For grades K-5 we host Hero Days twice a week. We do fun activities and have a special guest from the community come and visit. This week was police! Here are a few activities… Finger Prints This was SO simple but the kids enjoyed it and thought it was super cool.…

Rainy Day Storytime

Spring has finally arrived and so have the April showers! The kids really had fun with this one! BOOKS: BOOM! Big, Big Thunder and One Small Dog by Mary Lyn Ray Peep and Ducky Rainy Day by David Martin Boom! Boom! Boom! by Jamie SwensonSplit! Splat! by Amy Gibson FINGERPLAY: Rain is Falling Down The…

FROZEN Family Night

What better way to bring in the cold winter than by having a Frozen Family Night!? This was one of the most popular family programs we’ve had! This would be a great summer program too,  “Beat the heat with a Frozen Night!”. A MUST to try at your library! FOOD Blue Cake Bars I knew…

Merry Grinchmas!

Our library hosted a Grinch themed family night in December and it was a hit! We had so much fun and had a great turnout. FOOD Whoville Cookies My awesome co-worker made this since I am not the best baker 🙂 Below is the recipe she used from Midget Mamma Ingredients: (Recipe makes 4 dozen cookies)…

Pumpkins

Back at the end of October, we did a Pumpkin theme Homeschool Morning to celebrate Halloween! Be sure to bookmark these activities for next fall 🙂 ACTIVITY Life Cycle of a Pumpkin First we started out reading the book Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie by Jill Esbaum. Next, we listened to the Life Cycle of a…

Fall

It was the first day of fall on our first day of Homeschool Mornings- how perfect!? We experimented with apples, made fall crafts, and practiced math skills using candy corn! CRAFTS 1. Q-Tip Trees This is such a fun project for all ages! It’s easier using a Q-Tip and less messy 🙂 I used tempera…

In the City

OPENING SONG:   Walking, Walking OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Black Birds Open, Shut Them BOOKS: All Through My Town by Jean Reidy City Animals by Simms Taback Subway by Anastasia Suen FINGERPLAYS/ACTION RHYMES: The Seals on the Bus The seals on the bus go arp, arp, arp arp, arp, arp, arp, arp, arp The seals on…

Horses

Everyone LOVED this storytime about horses! OPENING SONG:   Walking, Walking OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Black Birds Open, Shut Them BOOKS: Clip Clop by Nicola Smee Are You a Horse? by Andy Rash When the Leaf Blew In by Steve Metzger FINGERPLAY: 10 Galloping Horses Ten galloping horses, (hold up ten fingers) Came through town. (slap…