Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Rockin' New Year's Eve!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Let's ring in the New Year at storytime with these calendar books:

A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle
A hermit crab who has outgrown his old shell moves into a new one, which he decorates with the various sea creatures he meets in his travels.

Twelve Hats for Lena by Karen Katz
Lena Katz creates hats appropriate for each month of the year.

Get your party hat ready for our New Year's Eve celebration!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Let it Snow!

 Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Thank you, Miss Tiffany, for visiting us at the 10:30am session!  We enjoyed learning about the transformation from caterpillar to butterfly!

In the remaining sessions, we read...

No Two Alike by Keith Baker
Follow a pair of red birds on a snowflake-filled journey through a winter landscape, where everything -- from branches and leaves to forests full of trees -- is unique!

Mouse's First Snow by Lauren Thompson
Mouse tries sledding, making snow angels and ice skating when he and his father go out to play in the snow!

How do you enjoy snow in Texas?
By making your own snowflakes at Craft Time!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Orange Crush

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Red and yellow make...  Let's look at books about things that are ORANGE!

Brontorina by James Howe
Despite her size, a determined dinosaur pursues her dream of becoming a ballerina.

Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert
Join us on a journey from egg to caterpillar to cocoon to Monarch Butterly!

Craft Time:  Orange Collage!  One color to go...

Wednesday, December 3, 2014


Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Our 10:30AM group got to meet...  Santa Claus!  He read us...

Who Will Guide My Sleigh Tonight? by Jerry Pallotta
Santa Claus has a big job to do on Christmas Eve, and he needs a team to help with the sleigh.  Many different kinds of animals try out, including tigers, mice and even dolphins!

Then Miss Dinah read another Santa-themed book:

"I'm Not Santa!" by Jonathan Allen
When Baby Hare mistakes Baby Owl for Santa Claus, it takes a visit from St. Nick himself to straighten things out.

Our 11:30AM and 3:30PM groups enjoyed a snowperson-themed storytime:

Snowmen All Year by Caralyn Buehner
A child imagines what it would be like if a snowman, made of magical snow, could be a companion throughout the year!

Snowballs by Lois Ehlert
Put on your mittens, and let's head outside to make a snow family! What will happen when the sun comes out?

Paint Chip Snowmen!