Story (Screen)Time: The Bear Necessities
Welcome to the twelfth week of the Fall 2020 storytime season! This week's theme is The Bear Necessities. Access the official handout for additional activities and book recommendations. Supplies for this week's craft will be available for pickup at the Kid Zone desk beginning Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. These supplies are on a first come, first served basis. Remember, storytimes will post to our HPL Kids Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. on each of these days.
Off We Grow - Tuesday, November 17
Join Miss Lindsay, Mr Justin, and Miss Emma for fingerplays, a story about an anxious bear, and a "B is for Bear" craft.
Featured book = Don't Worry Bear by Greg Foley
Stories in Motion - Wednesday, November 18
Join Miss Anna Beth, Miss Christine, and Miss Alyssa for a teddy bear song and a classic bear hunt.
Featured book = We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen (movie on Hoopla)
Featured song = "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear" by Jazzy Ash (from Swing Set album)
Curious University - Thursday, November 19
Join Miss Traci and Miss Katie Jane for some bear-y fun facts, a story about a bear and his beloved hat, and bear counter patterns.
Featured book = Harold Loves His Woolly Hat by Vern Kousky
Featured activity = https://www.themeasuredmom.com/free-bear-counter-pattern-strips-for-preschoolers/
RECOMMENDED TITLES ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DOWNLOADABLE
Bunnybear by Andrea J. Loney (ebook on Hoopla)
Explorers of the Wild by Cale Atikinson (ebook on Overdrive)
The New LiBEARian by Alison Donald (audiobook & movie on Hoopla)
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