Story (Screen)Time: Under the Moon & Stars
Welcome to the seventh week of the Fall 2020 storytime season! This week's theme is Under the Moon & Stars. Access the official handout for additional activities and book recommendations. Supplies for this week's craft and hands-on activity 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, October 13
Join Miss Lindsay, Mr Justin, Miss Emma, and Miss Kayla for fingerplays, a story about a stellar quest, and a space wreath craft.
Featured book = There Was a Bold Lady Who Wanted a Star by Charise Mericle Harper
Stories in Motion - Wednesday, October 14
Join Miss Alyssa and Miss Christine for a story about an astronaut hopeful and a starry song featuring sign language.
Featured book = Astro Girl by Ken Wilson-Max (audiobook available on Overdrive & Hoopla)
Featured song = Sea of Stars by Dan Zanes (from Night Train 57 album)
Curious University - Thursday, October 15
Join Miss Traci and Miss Katie Jane for out-of-this-world facts, a constellation story, and two hands-on activities -- star tangrams and lunar meteorite strikes.
Featured book = Henry's Stars by David Elliott
Featured activity = https://www.tangram-channel.com/crafts-activities/tangrams-to-cut-out/reversible-tangram-free-template/
RECOMMENDED TITLES ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DOWNLOADABLE
A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin (ebook on Overdrive, movie on Hoopla)
Curious George Discovers the Stars (ebook on Hoopla)
Imani’s Moon by JaNay Brown-Wood (ebook on Hoopla)
Looking Up!: The Science of Stargazing by Joe Rao (ebook on Overdrive)
The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons (ebook on Overdrive, movie on Hoopla)
Moon: Earth’s Best Friend by Stacey McAnulty (audiobook on Hoopla)
Moon's First Friends: One Giant Leap for Friendship by Susanna Leonard Hill (audiobook on Hoopla)
There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon by Lucille Colandro (ebook on Overdrive, audiobook on Hoopla)
To the Moon! by Jodie Shepherd (audiobook on Overdrive, ebook & audiobook on Hoopla)
You Should Meet: Katherine Johnson by Thea Feldman (ebook on Overdrive)
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