Check out the archive of our virtual children’s story time. You can view videos you missed, click on coloring pages, crafts and other cool links. In the chart below, click on a link to jump down to each weekly theme.

May – 2021October – 2020
May 26 – June 2: Bikes & Memorial DayOct 28 – Nov 3: Halloween
May 19 – May 25: Rain and PrecipitationOct 21 – Oct 27: Leaves & Foliage
May 12 – May 18: Ducks & Zoo AnimalsOct 14 – Oct 20: Pumpkins
May 5 – May 11: Mother’s DayOct 7 – Oct 13: Firemen
Sept 30 – Oct 6: Squirrel’s
April – 2021
Apr 28 – May 4: Arbor DaySeptember – 2020
Apr 21 – Apr 27: Earth DaySept 23 – Sept 29: Johnny Appleseed
Apr 14 – Apr 20: Robins & Other BirdsSept 16 – Sept 22: Apples
Apr 7 – Apr 13: Native Americans & Water CycleSept 9 – Sept 15: All Are Welcome
Mar 31 – Apr 6: EasterSept 2 – Sept 8: Riding the School Bus
Aug 26 – Sept 1: Ice Cream
March – 2021
Mar 24 – Mar 30: First Day of SpringAugust – 2020
Mar 17 – Mar 23: Bears/HibernationAug 19 – Aug 25: Ocean Friends
Mar 10 – Mar 16: St. Patrick’s DayAug 5 – Aug 11: Whales & Squid
Mar 3 – Mar 9: Dr. Seuss DayAug 12 – Aug 18: Butterflies
Aug 5 – Aug 11: Whales & Squid
February – 2021July 29 – Aug 4: Day Trips
Feb 24 – Mar 2: African American History Month
Feb 17 – Feb 23: Chinese (Lunar) New YearJuly – 2020
Feb 10 – Feb 16: Valentine’s DayJuly 22 – July 28: Sharks
Feb 3 – Feb 9: Snow & SnowplowsJuly 15 – July 21: Hot Dogs
July 8 – July 14: Trash & Recycling
December/January – 2020/21July 1 – July 7: Independence Day
Jan 27 – Feb 2: Let’s Build A Snowman
Dec 23 – Dec 29: Christmas & AnimalsJune – 2020
Dec 16 – Dec 22: Christmas & GingerbreadJune 24 – June 30: Monkeys
Dec 9 – Dec 15: Festival of Lights – HanukkahJune 17 – June 23: Bicycles
Dec 2 – Dec 8: Countdown to Christmas
November – 2020
Nov 25 – Dec 1: Thanksgiving & Giving Thanks
Nov 18 – Nov 24: Thanksgiving & Harvest
Nov 11 – Nov 17: Dogs
Nov 4 – Nov 10: Elections & Voting

Weekly Theme for May 27 through June 2 – Bikes & Memorial Day

Weekly Book – Off We Go! by Will Hillenbrand

For today’s second Children’s Virtual Story Time video, Miss Marcia shows us the ASL symbols for “Bicycle” and “Flag” while also highlighting our new STEM Activity Kits for children and families.

For today’s Children’s and Young Adult Book Talk, Miss Marcia highlights the New York Times bestselling book, “Amari and the Night Brothers” by B.B. Alston. This book is for readers in fifth through eighth grades.

Memorial Day Themed Coloring Pages
Jan Brett Memorial Day Coloring Page (PDF)
Color Guard Presenting American Flag Coloring Page (PDF)
Veteran Presenting Flag Coloring Page (PDF)
Marine Playing Taps Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link – South Coast Bikeway Maps (Local Bike Trails)
Link – Bicycle Safety for Kids
(From AAA) 
Link – About the Tour de France for Kids (From Cycle Sprog)
Link – The Meaning of Memorial Day (From Time for Kids)

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Weekly Theme for May 19 through May 26 – Rain & Precipitation

Weekly Book – A Good Day For Ducks by Jane Whittingham and illustrated by Noel Tuazon

Weekly Craft Activity For Kids
Paper Umbrella Coloring Craft Template (PDF) | See instructions for making Paper Umbrella Coloring Craft mark in second video above at 1:02 second mark or click here.

Coloring Pages
Umbrella Coloring Page (PDF)
Another Umbrella Coloring Page (PDF)
Fun Rainy Day Coloring Page (PDF) – Courtesy of Coloring4Free
Rainy Day Duck Coloring Page (PDF) – Courtesy of Samantha Bell

This week for kids
Link – All About Rain (From Easy Geography For Kids) 
Link – 
More about Rain, Precipitation with Experiments (From Weather WizKids) 
Link – Weather Science Content for Kids and Teens (From the National Weather Service)
Link – Learn About Meteorology (With Activity Links) (From Blocks Rock!)
Link – 31 Rain Inspired Crafts (From A Crafty Life)

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Weekly Theme for May 12 through May 18 – Mother’s Day

Weekly Book – Ducks Away by Mem Fox and illustrated by Judy Horacek

In today’s second Children’s Virtual Story Time segment, Miss Marcia shows us how to sign, ”Duck,” and gives step-by-step instructions on how to make cupcake liner paper duck craft.

For today’s Children’s and Young Adult Book Talk, Miss Marcia highlights FunJungle, a seven-book series for third through seventh graders, and Mysteries on Zoo Lane, another chapter book series for younger elementary school students.

Weekly Craft Activity For Kids
See instructions for making Cupcake Liner Paper Duck craft mark in second video above at 1:10 second mark or click here

Coloring Pages
Baby With Mother Duck Coloring Page (PDF)
Duckling Hatching Coloring Page (PDF)
Mallard Duck Coloring Page (PDF)
Pigeon & Duckling Coloring Page(PDF)

Local Zoo Links –  Buttonwood Park/Zoo (New Bedford) | Buttonwood Zoo Library Pass Info | Roger Williams Park Zoo (Providence) | Capron Park/Zoo (Attleboro) | Franklin Park Zoo (Boston)

This week for kids
Link – About Mallard Ducks (From National Geographic)
Link – 
About Ducks, Geese & Other Waterfowl (From Ducks Unlimited)
Link – Living Legends – Interactive Zoo Learning Game (From the San Diego Zoo)
Link – Information for kids about Zoo Animals (From Animal Facts for Kids)
Link – Interviews with Zookeepers About Their Jobs (From the San Antonio Zoo)

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Weekly Theme for May 5 through May 11 – Mother’s Day

Weekly Book – A Special Day For Mommy by Dan Andreasen

In today’s second Children’s Virtual Story Time segment, Miss Marcia shows us how to sign, “I love you mom,” and gives step-by-step instructions on how to make a hand print paper bag flower craft for Mother’s Day.

For today’s Children’s and Young Adult Book Talk, Miss Marcia highlights, “Show Me A Sign,” a historical-fiction novel about the deaf community in the early 1800s on Martha’s Vineyard. This novel is recommended for fourth through seventh graders.

Weekly Craft Activity For Kids
See instructions for making Flower Pot Paper Bag craft mark in second video above at 55 second mark or click here

Coloring Pages
Mother’s Day Duck with Duckling Coloring Page (PDF)
Superhero Mom Mother’s Day Coloring Page (PDF)
May Flowers Mother’s Day Coloring Page (PDF)
Hugging Sloth’s Mother’s Day Coloring Page(PDF)
Elephant with Heart Mother’s Day Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link – 58 Easy Mothers Day Craft Ideas (From Country Living)
Link – 25+ Mothers Day Easy Crafts – Includes hand print Mother’s Day card ideas (From Easy, Peasy and Fun)
Link – Picture Books Celebrating Motherly Love (From the Scholastic)
Link – History of Mother’s Day (From the History Channel)

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Weekly Theme for April 28 through May 4 – Arbor Day

Weekly Book – Tap The Magic Tree by Christie Matheson

In today’s second Children’s Virtual Story Time video, Miss Marcia shows us the ASL symbol for tree and gives step-by-step instructions on how to make a spring tree craft.

For today’s Children’s and Young Adult Book Talk, Miss Marcia highlights, “Can You Hear The Trees Talking?” by New York Times bestselling author Peter Wohlleben. This well-written, non-fiction novel is recommended for fourth through eighth graders.

Activities For Kids
Spring Tree Craft Template (PDF) – See instructions for craft mark in second video above at 42 second mark or click here
Arbor Day – Planting A Tree Coloring Page (PDF)
Arbor Day – Tree Coloring Page (PDF)
Woods With A Tree Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link – Carly’s Kids Corner – Information, Games, Activity Sheets (From the Arbor Day Foundation)
Link – All About Trees – Tree Identification, Planting & Care, Benefits (From the Arbor Day Foundation) 
Link Arbor Day History/Activities (From the Old Farmers Almanac)
Link Arbor Day Activities/Crafts (From ChildFun)
Link10 Things to Know About Arbor Day in Massachusetts (From MassLive)

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Weekly Theme for April 21 through April 27 – Earth Day

Weekly Book – One Earth written by Eileen Spinelli and illustrated by Rogerio Coelho

In today’s second Children’s Virtual Story Time video, Miss Marcia shows us the ASL symbol for recycle, sings “Open Them, Shut Them,” and tells us about several Earth Day themed activities.

Miss Marcia highlights an environmental themed book for Earth Day called “Fuzzy Mud,” by Newbery Medal winning author Louis Sachar. This novel is recommended for fourth through sixth graders.

Activities For Kids
Earth Day Coloring Page (PDF)
Hugging Earth Day Coloring Page (PDF)
Recycling Earth Day Activity Sheet (PDF)

This week for kids
Link About Earth Day (From National Geographic)
Link Recycling/Earth Day Activities for Kids (From Recycling Partnership – Scroll to middle of page)
Link 7 Cool Ways to Commemorate Earth Day for Kids (From the Today Show)
Link 50 Earth Day Activities for Kids (From Tinker Lab)

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Weekly Theme for April 14 through April 20 – Robins and Other Birds

Weekly Book – Fly by Mark Teague

In today’s second Children’s Virtual Story Time video, Miss Marcia sings several robin-themed songs, and she explains how to make a floating robin craft.

Miss Marcia pays tribute to Beverly Cleary as she highlights, “Beezus and Ramona” for her weekly Children’s/YA Book Talk. This novel is part of an eight book series and is recommended for students from second through fifth grade.

Activities For Kids
(See instructions for floating robin craft 2:25 mark in second video above or click here)
Floating Robin Craft Template – Page 1 (PDF) | Page 2 (PDF)
Robin and Chick Coloring Page (PDF) Courtesy of Best Coloring Pages for Kids
Robin Coloring Page (PDF) – Courtesy of SuperColoring
Backyard Birds Coloring Page (PDF) – Courtesy of Mr. Nussbaum
Baby Chicks In Nest Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Online Audubon Guide To North American Birds – Includes bird calls
Link for Tips About Birding For Kids (From The Audubon Society)
Link for Identifying Bird Calls (From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
Link About Birds Nests (From Discovery Kids)
Link for Easy to Make Bird Feeders (From Homeschool Scientist)

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Weekly Theme for April 7 through April 13 – Easter

Weekly Book – We Are Water Protectors written by Carole Lindstrom and illustrated by Michaela Goade

In today’s second Children’s Virtual Story Time video, Miss Marcia sings a few rain themed songs, shows us how to make a Native American rain stick, and a neat totem pole craft.

Watch Miss Marcia as she talks about, “Ancestor Approved,” a book of short stories highlighting the experience of a Native American pow wow in Ann Arbor, Michigan, for students between fourth and eighth grades.

Activities For Kids
See instructions for rain stick and totem pole craft at the 1:45 mark in second video above or click here)
Native American At Harvest Coloring Page (PDF)
Dream Catcher Coloring Page (PDF)
Totem Pole Coloring Page (PDF)
NASA Water Cycle Coloring Page (PDF)
Native American Reading Challenge – Bingo (PDF)

This week for kids
Local Museum’s About Native Americans (with artifacts & history):
Robbins Museum – Middleboro, MA | —Plymouth Pawtuxet Museum (Plymouth, MA)
Mashpee Wampanoag Museum – Mashpee, MA | —Peabody Museum at Harvard (Cambridge, MA)

Link for Information About Native American Tribes (From National Geographic)
Link toAmerican Indian Youth Award Winning Books (From AILA)
Link for Interactive Information About the Water Cycle (US Geological Survey)
Link to Water Cycle, Rain Science STEM Activities (Lessons for Little Ones)

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Weekly Theme for March 31 through April 6 – Easter

Weekly Book – Easter Mice by Bethany Roberts, Illustrated by Doug Cushman

In today’s second Children’s Virtual Story Time video, Miss Marcia shows us the ASL symbols for Easter Bunny, sings a few themed songs, and explains how to do an Easter egg coloring craft.

Watch Miss Marcia as she highlights, “The Smartest Kid In The Universe,” a new release by children’s author Chris Grabenstein.

Activities For Kids
Easter Egg Template (PDF) | Cracked Easter Egg Template (PDF) (For Craft) (See instructions at 3:00 mark in second video above or click here)
Easter Bunny Coloring Page (PDF)
Easter Egg Coloring Page (PDF)
Easter Egg Maze & Coloring Page (PDF) Courtesy of Super Star Worksheets
Easter Basket Coloring Page (PDF)Courtesy of Coloring ToneBook

This week for kids
Link to Easter Symbols & Traditions  History of the Easter Bunny & Easter Eggs (From The History Channel)
Link to25 Easter Crafts For Kids (From Easy Peasy Fun)
Link to 30 Easy Easter Egg Decoration Ideas (Parents Magazine)
Link to 8 Easter Traditions from Around the World (EF Tours)
Link to 12 Easter STEM Activities (Educators Spin on It)

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Weekly Theme for March 24 through March 30 – First Day of Spring

Weekly Book – Spring is Here by Will Hillenbrand

In today’s second Children’s Virtual Story Time video, Miss Marcia shows us the ASL symbol for Spring and she explains how to do a neat pussy willow craft.

This week Miss Marcia discusses the 2021 Newbery Medal, “When You Catch A Tiger” by Tae Keller, for the best book in children’s literature this year.

Activities For Kids
Flower Pot Template (PDF) (For Craft) (See instructions at 1:55 mark in second video above or click here)
Spring Scavenger Hunt (PDF) (Courtesy of Backwoods Mama)
Sunny Spring Day Coloring Page (PDF) (Courtesy of Scribble Fun)
Spring Day Color By Number (PDF) (Courtesy of Best Coloring Pages)
Bears & Tulips Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Signs of Spring – Activities/Books for Kids (From Backwoods Mama)
Link to More About Teaching Kids About Spring (From Active Kids)
Link to Easter Egg STEM Projects (Educators Spin On It)
Link to 150 Spring Craft Ideas (What Moms Love)
Link to 17 Nature Walks In Wareham (Buzzards Bay Coalition)

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Weekly Theme for March 17 through March 23 – Bears & Hibernation

Weekly Book – Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson and illustrated by Jane Chapman

In our second half of today’s Children’s Story Time, Miss Marcia shows us the ASL symbols for the song, “Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Turn Around” and explains how to make a fun hibernation themed craft.

Watch Miss Marcia as she highlights, “Finding Winnie” and “Winnie’s Great War” – books that talk about the real bear that inspired A.A. Milne’s “Winnie the Pooh.”

Activities For Kids
Bear In Cave Hibernating Coloring Template (PDF) (For Craft) (See instructions at 2:30 mark in second video above or click here)
Bear Snores On Animals Coloring Page (PDF)
Friendly Bear Coloring Page (PDF)
Grizzly Bear With Cub Coloring Page (PDF)
Which Animals Hibernate – Activity Sheet (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Learn About the Story of the Teddy Bear (With video) (From the National Park Service: Theodore Roosevelt’s birthplace)
Link to About Grizzly Bears (San Diego Zoo)
Link to About Bears (Britannica Kids)
Link to About Hibernation (Britannica Kids)
Link to 8 Fun Bear Crafts (DIY Thought)

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Weekly Theme for March 10 through March 16 – St. Patrick’s Day

Weekly Book – Where Is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox and Judy Horacek

In our second half, Miss Marcia shows us the ASL symbols for green and sheep, she explains how to do a neat St. Patrick’s Day craft, and sings a song about leprechauns.  

Miss Marcia highlights “Artemis Fowl” by Eoin Colfer. This action, adventure, and fantasy novel is appropriate for fifth through eighth graders.

Activities For Kids
Sheep with Shamrock Template (for painting activity) (PDF) (See instructions at 2:05 mark in second video above or click here)
The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School picture book coloring page (PDF)
Two Happy Sheep coloring page (PDF)

Shamrock Counting Activity coloring page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Learn All About St. Patrick’s Day (From National Geographic)
Link to Fun Facts About Ireland for Kids (Kids Travel Guide)
Link to 63 “Magical” St. Patrick’s Day Ideas (Meals, snacks, crafts) (What Mom’s Love)
Link to Books About Ireland for Kids (Scholastic)

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Weekly Theme for March 3 through March 9 – Read Across America/Dr. Seuss Day

Weekly Book – I Am Horton by Cynthia Schumerth (Based on “Horton Hears A Who” by Dr. Seuss)

In our second half of today’s Children’s Story Time, Miss Marcia shows us the ASL symbol for “Cat In The Hat,” sings a few Seussian inspired songs, and shows us a fun coloring craft to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day. 

Miss Marcia talks about the life of Dr. Seuss while highlighting the “Who was…” biography series. This collection, for second through fourth graders, features more than 50 books that can be checked out from the library.

Activities For Kids
Cat In The Hat Coloring Template (PDF) | Hat Coloring Template (PDF) (See instructions at 1:45 mark in second video above or click here)
Horton Hears A Who Coloring Maze (PDF)
I Saw It On Mulberry Street Connect the Dots (PDF)

Cat In The Hat Connect the Dots (PDF)
Dr. Seuss Character Guessing Game(PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield
Link to Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot (Online games) (From PBS Kids)
Link to Read Across America 2021: Title Suggestions (National Education Association)
Link to Reading Tips For Parents Reading To Children (Reading Rockets)
Link to Article About Encouraging Reluctant Readers (Understood)

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Weekly Theme for February 24 through March 2 – African American History Month

Weekly Book – These Hands by Margaret H. Mason

Miss Marcia brings us together by using ASL to sing “The More We Get Together,” and shows us a fun STEM traffic light craft kids can do at home.

Watch Miss Marcia as she does a book talk for the picture book “Ruth and the Green Book” by Calvin Alexander Ramsey and chapter book “Clean Getaway” by Nic Stone.

Activities For Kids
Construction Paper Traffic Light Craft (See instructions at 1:45 mark in second video above or click here)
Traffic Light Coloring Page (PDF)
Diverse Hands Shaking Coloring Page (PDF)

Martin Luther King Themed Word Search(PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Learn More About the Green Book (From Encyclopedia Britannica – For Kids)
Link to Read About Biographies of Famous African Americans (From Ducksters)
Link with 32 books to Read During Black History Month Selected By Black Authors (Includes interview with Kwame Alexander (From The Today Show)
Link  20 Fun Ways To Celebrate Black History Month (Crafts/Books/Videos) (From Being Reese)

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Weekly Theme for February 17 through February 23 – Chinese (Lunar) New Year

Weekly Book – Bringing In The New Year by Grace Lin

Activities For Kids
Chinese New Year Paper Bag Craft (See instructions at 2:25 mark in second video above or click here)
Chinese New Year Dragon Mask Coloring Page (PDF)
Chinese New Year – Ox 2021 Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Learn All About the Chinese New Year (From Kids World Travel Guide)
Link for More About the Chinese New Year (From BBC – Newsround)
Link for Information About Ancient China (From History For Kids)
Link to Easy Chinese New Year Crafts (From Red Ted Art )

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Weekly Theme for February 10 through February 16 – Valentine’s Day

Weekly Book – Click, Clack, Moo, I Love You! by Doreen Cronin

In our second video, Miss Marcia teaches us the ASL signal for “I love you”, explains how to make Valentine’s Day craft, and highlights different activities kids can do at home.

Activities For Kids
Snowplow Craft (See instructions at 2:00 mark in second video above or click this link)
Valentine’s Day Puppy Coloring Page (PDF)
Valentine’s Day Candy Box Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to A History of Valentine’s Day (From National Geographic Kids)
Link to How Chocolate is Made (From CBC Kids)
Link to 10 Valentine’s STEM Activities (From Techie Home School Mom)
Link to Fun Valentine’s Handprint Card Ideas (From Crafy Morning)

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Weekly Theme for February 3 through February 9 – Snow & Snowplows

Weekly Book – Good Morning, Snowplow! by Deborah Bruss

Miss Marcia teaches us the ASL signal for snowplow, explains how to make a cool snowplow craft, and highlights different activities kids can do at home.

Watch as Miss Marcia does a book talk on “The Silver Arrow” by Lev Grossman, a fantasy novel with talking animals for third through seventh grade students.

Activities For Kids
Snowplow Craft (See instructions at 45 second mark in second video above)
Snowplow Coloring Page (PDF)
Building A Snowman On Sunny Day Coloring Page (PDF)

Making A Friendly Snowman Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to 17 Surprising Facts About Snow (From BBC Earth)
Link to The Little Snowplow – Activity Kit (From Candlewick Press)
Link to 20 Winter STEM Activities (From Homeschool Resource)
Link to 20 Stunning Snowflake Crafts (From Artsy Craftsy Mom)
Link to Safe Sledding Tips (From Johns Hopkins Medicine)

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Weekly Theme for January 27 through February 2 – Let’s Build A Snowman!

Weekly Book – All You Need For A Snowman by Alice Schertle

Miss Marcia teaches us the ASL sign for snowman, she explains how to make a snowman craft and highlights different snow-related activities your kids can do at home.

Watch Miss Marcia’s book talk on “Becoming Muhammad Ali” by Kwame Alexander and James Patterson, a story for fourth through seventh grades.

Activities For Kids
Snow Experiment Worksheet (PDF) (See instructions at 3:25 mark in first video above)
Snowball Template For Craft (PDF) | (See instructions at 1:25 mark in second video above)
Friendly Snowman Coloring Page (PDF)
Snowman With Birds Coloring Page (PDF)

Snowman Gets An Ice Cream Cone Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Information About Winter Storms and Fun Weather Experiments You Can Do At Home (From Weather Wiz Kids)
Link to 11 Creative Snowman Ideas (From Life As Mama)
Link About Snowman Bentley – First Person To Photograph Snowflakes (From Jericho VT Historical Society)
Link to 25 Easy Snowman Crafts (From Country Living)

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Weekly Theme for December 23 through December 29 – Christmas & Animals

Weekly Book – Dream Snow by Eric Carle

Miss Marcia teaches us the ASL signs for the song “We Wish You A Merry Christmas”, shows us how to make a stocking craft, and other neat activities to try during our week of Christmas celebration.

Miss Marcia reviews “A Season of Gifts” by Richard Peck, a humorous, coming of age story for fourth through sixth graders.

Activities For Kids
Stocking Template For Craft (PDF) | (See instructions at 1:35 mark in second video above)
Snowman With Animals Coloring Page (PDF)
Woodland Animals With Christmas Tree Coloring Page (PDF)

Puppy In Christmas Stocking (PDF)
Berenstain Bears Baking Cookies Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Animals Connected With Christmas (From One Kind Planet)
Link to 4 Easy Bird Feeders To Make With Kids (From Run With My Child)
Link to Homemade Christmas Dog Treats (From Best Dog Treats)
Link to Do It Yourself Christmas Ornaments (From Good Housekeeping)
Link to Christmas Recipes To Make With Children (From Taste of Home)

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Weekly Theme for December 16 through December 22 – Christmas & Gingerbread

Weekly Book – Gingerbread Mouse by Katy Bratun

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn about the ASL sign for cookies, hear about baking-themed books you can borrow from the library, and make a fun gingerbread-themed craft.

Watch Miss Marcia as she reviews “Frindle” by Andrew Clements, for fourth through sixth graders, and “The Word Collector” by Peter H. Reynolds, for first through third graders.

Activities For Kids
Gingerbread House for Craft (PDF) | Gingerbread Man for Craft (PDF) (See instructions at 1:50 mark in second video above)
Gingerbread Boy & Girl Coloring Page (PDF)
Jan Brett Gingerbread Man Coloring Page (PDF)

Christmas-Themed Word Search (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Five Things You Didn’t Know about Gingerbread (From CBC Kids)
Link to Healthy Gingerbread Recipes (From Super Healthy Kids)
Link to Author Jan Brett’s – Free Activities & Coloring Pages
Link to No Bake Gingerbread Houses – For Younger Children (From A Plus Teaching)
Link to 20 Gingerbread House Ideas – For Older Children (From Taste of Home)

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Weekly Theme for December 9 through December 15 – Countdown to Christmas

Weekly Book – Hooray for Hanukkah by Fran Manushkin

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL sign for candle, sing a fun dreidel song, and learn about how to make a neat Star of David counting craft.

Watch Miss Marcia as she reviews “Prairie Lotus” by Linda Sue Park, an appropriate book for fifth through eighth grade students.

Activities For Kids
Learn How To Make A Star of David Hanukkah Countdown Craft (See instructions at 2:05 mark in second video above) (Construction paper required for craft)
Christmas Holiday Book – Page 1 (PDF) Christmas Holiday Book – Page 2 (PDF)
Happy Hanukkah Coloring Page (PDF)
Children Spinning a Dreidel Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link About the Origin of Hanukkah for Children (From Reform Judaism – Written by a Rabbi)
Link to Learn How to Play Dreidel Game (From My Jewish Learning)
Link to 17 Fun Hanukkah Desserts (From Delish)
Link Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipes with Variations (From Baby Foodie) – To Celebrate National Cocoa Day on Sunday, December 13

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Weekly Theme for December 2 through December 8 – Countdown to Christmas

Weekly Book – Santa’s Story by Will Hillenbrand

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for reindeer, hear two Christmas carols, and learn how to make a reindeer craft.

Miss Marcia highlights two books about rescue dogs, starting with “Raising Lumie” by Joan Bauer and finishing with “Rescue & Jessica” by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes.

Activities For Kids
Reindeer Hands Craft (PDF) (Instructions around 2:25 minute mark of craft video above)
Jumping Reindeer Coloring Page (PDF)
Smiling Reindeer Coloring Page (PDF)
Rudolph Red Nosed Reindeer Coloring Page (PDF)


This week for kids
Link to Fun Reindeer Facts (From the San Diego Zoo)
Link to More Reindeer Fun Facts (From National Geographic Kids)
Link About the Night Before Christmas (From Encyclopedia Britannica)
Link to Christmas Celebrations Around the World (From Why Christmas)
Link to More About Christmas Celebrations Around the World (From Kids World Travel Guide)

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Weekly Theme for November 25 through December 1 – Thanksgiving & Giving Thanks

Weekly Book – Run, Turkey, Run by Diane Mayr and illustrated by Laura Rader

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for turkey, hear some Thanksgiving-themed songs, and learn about a few fun activities children can do over the break.

In today’s book talk Miss Marcia highlights “The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower” by PJ Lynch and “Two Bad Pilgrims” by Kathryn Lasky.

Activities For Kids
Tom Turkey Coloring Page Activity (PDF) (Instructions around 1:30 minute mark of craft video above)
Tom Turkey Coloring Page Feathers (PDF)
Gratitude Scavenger Hunt Activity (PDF)
Thanksgiving Turkey Coloring Page (PDF)
Smiling Turkey Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to 14 Turkey Fun Facts (From Smithsonian)
Link to Plimoth-Pawtuxet Plantation
Link to You’re The Historian: Investigating the First Thanksgiving (An interactive children’s game exploring the life of a Wampanoag Indian before the first Thanksgiving)
Link to Fun Thanksgiving Desserts for Kids (From Food Network)
Link to Giving Thanks From Around the World (From the Travel Channel)

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Weekly Theme for November 18 through November 24 – Thanksgiving & Harvest

Weekly Book – The Ugly Pumpkin by Dave Horowitz

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for garden, get an idea for a coloring craft, and learn about a series of books highlights what life was like for the Pilgrim and Wampanoag children.

Activities For Kids
Cornucopia Thanksgiving Coloring Page (PDF) (Instructions at 45 second mark of craft video above)
Cornucopia Vegetable/Fruit Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Local Farm Stands near Wareham (From Local Harvest)
Link to More Farm Stands In Massachusetts (From MassGrown – Interactive Map)
Link to Seven Kid Friendly Squash Recipes (From Active Kids)
Link to 12 Scarecrow Crafts For Kids (From Crafty Morning)

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Weekly Theme for November 11 through November 17 – Dogs

Weekly Book – Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion and illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for dog, she highlights other dog-themed books in the library, and talks about this week’s craft.

Watch Miss Marcia as she highlights the recently published young adult novel “The Voting Booth” by Brandy Colbert.

Activities For Kids
Dog Colorful Day Craft (PDF) (Instructions at 2:40 mark of craft video above)

Harry the Dirty Dog Coloring Page (PDF)
Harry the Dirty Dog in Bathtub Coloring Page (PDF)
Puppy With Ball Coloring Page (PDF)
Dog with Sunny Day Coloring Page (PDF – Courtesy of SuperColoring)
Clifford The Big Red Dog Coloring Page (PDF – Courtesy of Coloring Pages 101)

This week for kids
Link to Information About Basic Dog Training (From the American Kennel Club)
Link to Caring for Dogs (Includes checklists/activity booklet – From STARelief)
Link to Famous Dogs In History: Balto (From the American Kennel Club)
Link to Dog Movie List For All Ages (From Common Sense Media)

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Weekly Theme for November 4 through November 10 – Voting & Elections

Weekly Book – I voted by Mark Shulman and illustrated by Serge Bloch

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for vote, highlights different books about elections in our children’s collection and talks about this week’s activities.

Activities For Kids
I Voted Buttons Coloring Page (PDF)
Vote! Teddy Bear Coloring Page (PDF)
Election Day Word Search (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Kids Vote For Books (From the Mass Board of Library Commissioners)
Link to Voting Activities For Kids (From PBS)
Link to How Voting Works and other links about the US Government (From Ducksters)
Link to 12 Videos To Help Kids Learn About Voting (From We Are Teachers)

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Weekly Theme for October 28 through November 3 – Halloween

Weekly Book – Click, Clack, Boo!

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for Halloween, she sings a themed-song, and shows us how to do a mummy craft.

Watch Children’s Librarian Marcia Hickey as she highlights the children’s historical fiction novel “Gold Rush Girl” by Avi

Activities For Kids
Mummy Craft Template (PDF) – See craft video at 2:40 mark abovefor instructions

Witches Trick or Treating Coloring Page (PDF)
Jack-O-Lantern Candy Cauldron Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to 40 Halloween Movies for Children (From Good Housekeeping)
Link to 36 Essential Kids Halloween Movies (From Rotten Tomatoes)
Link to 35+ No Sew Halloween Costumes (From Parenting Magazine)
Link to 98 DIY Halloween Costumes (From Country Living)
Link to 43 Easy Halloween Party Ideas (From Women’s Day)
Link to Halloween: Origins, Meanings & Traditions (From History Channel)

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Weekly Theme for October 21 through October 27 – Leaves and Foliage

Weekly Book – Oliver Finds His Way by Phyllis Root, Illustrated by Christopher Denise

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for leaves, she sings a song, and shows us how to do a leaf-themed craft with dot markers.

Watch Miss Marcia as she highlights the classic book, “The Mouse and the Motorcycle” by Beverly Cleary as her book talk pick of the week

Activities For Kids
Dot Marker Leaf Craft – See craft video at 3:25 mark above for instructions

Leaf Identification Coloring Page (PDF)
Fall Leaves Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Leaf Identification (From the Massachusetts Audubon Society)
Link to 20 Fun Leaf Crafts (From Good Housekeeping)
Link to 41 Different Southeastern Massachusetts Foliage Tours (From Save Buzzards Bay)
Link to Fun Massachusetts Foliage Drives (From Visit Massachusetts)
Link to Exciting New England Foliage Adventures (From Boston Magazine)

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Weekly Theme for October 14 through October 20 – Pumpkins

Weekly Book – It’s Pumpkin Time by Zoe Hall and illustrated by Shari Halpern

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for pumpkin, she sings a few songs, and shows us how to do a pumpkin-themed craft

Watch Children’s Librarian Marcia Hickey as she highlights the Newbury and Coretta Scott King Winning book, “New Kid” by Jerry Craft

Activities For Kids
Pumpkin Plate Craft – See craft video at 2:00 mark above for instructions

Jack-O-Lantern Coloring Page (PDF) (Courtesy of First Palette)
Happy Halloween Scarecrow Coloring Page (PDF) (Courtesy of Crayola)
Pumpkin Investigation Activity Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Pumpkin Picking in Southeastern Massachusetts (From Pumpkin Patches and More)
Link to How to Plant/Grow Pumpkins in the Spring (From Old Farmers Almanac)
Link to Pumpkin Carving Tips (From Safe Wise)
Link to Pumpkin Carving Templates (75 Links to Websites with ideas)
Link to Recipe Ideas for Baking Pumpkin Seeds (From Food Network)

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Weekly Theme for October 7 through October 13 – Firemen

Weekly Book – Firebears: The Rescue Team by Rhonda Gowler Greene and illustrated by Dan Andreasen

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for fireman, she does the “Wheels on the Fire Truck,” and shows us how to do a fire ladder toy craft
Watch Miss Marcia as she highlights the children’s graphic novel series “Dog Man” and “Phoebe and Her Unicorn” for third to seventh graders

Activities For Kids
Link to Fire Truck Paper Towel Toy Coloring Page (PDF – For craft – See second video above at the 3:00 minute mark for instructions)

Link to Fireman Putting Out Fire Coloring Page (PDF)
Link to Fire Engine Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids
Link to Let’s Have Fun With Fire Safety (PDF – From FEMA)
Link to Fire Safe Kids (Activities, games, coloring pages – From FireFacts.org)
Link To Another Fire Safe Kids page (Activities, games, coloring pages – From the American Red Cross)
Link to Lucky The Fire Breathing Dragon (Puppet video about burn/fire safety – From the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation)
Link to Learning about Stop, Drop & Roll (From Very Well Health)

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Weekly Theme for September 30 through October 6 – Squirrel’s

Weekly Book – That Pup! by Lindsay Barrett George

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for squirrel, she does some squirrel music fun, and talks about a squirrel-themed craft.
Miss Marcia highlights the children’s series “Stink” by Megan McDonald and “Ivy & Bean” by Annie Barrows for third graders

Activities For Kids

Link to Squirrel paper coloring craft (PDF – For craft – See second video above at the 3:30 mark for instructions)
Link to Acorn paper coloring craft (PDF – For craft, to hold paper together)

Link to A is for Acorn Coloring Page (PDF)
Link to Friendly Squirrel Coloring Page (PDF)
Link to Gray Squirrel Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids

Link to Information About Squirrels (From Discovery Kids)
Link to Information About Eastern Gray Squirrels (From National Geographic)
Link to Information About the Worlds Largest Squirrel – The Giant Indian Squirrel (From The Dodo)
Link to Homemade Pinecone Bird Feeder (From the Audubon Society)
Link to Stink Moody Website (Online/Virtual Activities for Children)

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Weekly Theme for September 23 through September 29 – Johnny Appleseed

Weekly Book – Johnny Appleseed by Rosemary and Stephen Benet, Illustrated by S.D. Schindler

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn about how to cut apples and make a fun Johnny Appleseed-themed craft.
Watch Children’s Librarian Marcia Hickey as she highlights the Branches series of early readers by Scholastic – Dragon Masters, Owl Diaries and Eerie Elementary

Activities For Kids

Link to Johnny Appleseed Coloring Sheet (PDF – For paper bag craft)
Link to Apple Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids – Apples & Apple Picking

Link to Sharon Creech – Apple Poem (Link to Poem)
Link to Pick Your Own Apples/Farm Stand Map in Massachusetts (Mass Dept of Agriculture)
Link to Pick Your Own Apples/Fruit – Eastern Massachusetts (PickYourOwn.org)
Link to Pick Your Own Apples/Fruit – Worcester County (PickYourOwn.org)
Link to Apple Recipes for Kids (From the BBC)

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Weekly Theme for September 16 through September 22 – Apples

Weekly Book – The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall and illustrated by Shari Halpern

Miss Marcia continues this week’s Children’s Story Time as we learn the ASL symbol for apple, do some fun finger plays, and hear about some of our apple-themed activities this week
Watch Children’s Librarian Marcia Hickey as she highlights the award-winning young adult book “Look Both Ways” by Jason Reynolds

Activities For Kids

Link to Apple Craft Coloring Page (PDF – For paper bag craft)
Link to Apple Coloring Page (PDF)
Link to A is for Apple Coloring/Handwriting page (PDF)

This week for kids – Apples & Apple Picking

Link to Read of Ten Apples Up on Top to Tune of Jason Miraz “I’m Yours” (Link to YouTube Video)
Link to Pick Your Own Apples/Fruit – Southeastern Massachusetts (PickYourOwn.org)
Link to Best Places to Pick Apples (From Boston.com)
Link to Simple Apple Recipes for Kids (From Happy Kids Kitchen)

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Weekly Theme for September 9 through September 15All Are Welcome

Weekly Book – Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler and illustrated by Will Terry

Miss Marcia teaches the ASL symbols for school, teacher, book while also singing “Head, shoulders, knees, and toes” and talking about a few back-to-school themed activity sheets
Miss Marcia highlights “Harris and Me” by Gary Paulsen, a book on this years Wareham Middle School summer reading list

Activities For Kids

Link to If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Coloring Sheet (PDF)
Link to Help Mouse Find His Way To School Maze Activity Sheet (PDF)
Link to Mouse Mix/Match School Item Activity Sheet (PDF)
Link to Back-To-School Scavenger Hunt (PDF)
Link to All Are Welcome Activity Coloring Sheet (PDF)

This week for kids – Links for At-Home Learning

Link to Tumblebook Library (Picture E-books, easy readers and more for children)
Link to Tumblemath Library (Math e-books for children from K-6)
Link to Learning at Home (PDF Activities – From Learning Resources)
Link to We Are Teachers – Learning at Home (From We Are Teachers blog)
Link to US Dept of Education – Learning at Home (Directory with history, STEM, NASA, Smithsonian links, and more)

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Weekly Theme for Week of September 2 through September 8 – Riding the School Bus

Weekly Book – The Bus for Us by Suzanne Bloom

Miss Marcia Continues This Week’s Children’s Story Time by giving the ASL symbol for school bus, singing “The Wheels on the Bus” and explaining how to do a school bus coloring craft
Miss Marcia highlights an easier read on the Wareham Middle School Summer Reading List, Kwame Alexanders “The Crossover”

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Activity For Kids – Making an school bus coloring page (Please see video above for instructions – Starts at 3:10 mark)

Link to School Bus Coloring Page (PDF)
Link to Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus with Stop Sign Coloring Page (PDF)
Link to Traffic Signal Coloring Page (PDF)

This week for kids – Information about School Bus Safety

Link to School Bus Safety Tips (from Safe Kids Worldwide)
Link to More about School Bus Safety (from the NHTSA)
Link to Staying Safe at School (from Schoolsafety.gov)
Link to Traffic Signs for Kids (from My Parking Sign – Blog)

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Weekly Theme for Week August 26 through September 1 Ice Cream

Weekly Book – Ice Cream Summer by Peter Sis

Miss Marcia teaches us the ASL Symbol for ice cream, tells us about an ice cream themed craft and finishes with the ABC song
Miss Marcia does a book talk on the two non-fiction books from the Wareham Middle School fifth-grade summer reading list – “We Are the Ship” and “Mr. Blue Jeans”

Activity For Kids – Making an ice cream themed craft (Please see video above for instructions – Starts at 1:23 mark)

Link to Cone and Ice Cream Scoop printout (PDF)
Link to Three Ice Cream Scoop printout (PDF)

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This week for kids

Link to Homemade Ice Cream – Bag method (From Best Ideas for Kids)
Link to Homemade Ice Cream – Mason Jar Method (From the New York Times)
Link to Homemade Ice Cream – No Ice Cream Maker (From Brown Eyed Baker)
Link toLocal Ice Cream Shops (From Tripadvisor)
Link to15 Useless Fun Facts about Ice Cream (From Ben & Jerry’s)
Link to 11 Fun Facts About Ice Cream (from Stanpac)

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Weekly Theme for Week of August 19 through August 25 Ocean Friends

Weekly Book – The Perfect Day by Sarah Brannen

Miss Marcia sings “The More We Get Together” using ASL, talks about an ocean friends craft, and about collecting local sea shells at the beach

Miss Marcia does a book talk about “Promises to Keep” and “Chasing Kings Killer”

Activity For Kids – Making an ocean friends themed craft (Please see video above for instructions – Starts at 2:11 mark)

Link to Pail & Handle for Ocean Friends Craft 
Link to Ocean Babies to color for Ocean Friends Craft

This week for kids – Information about Collecting Seashells

Link to Identifying seashells (PDF – From Mass.gov)
Link to More on Identifying seashells (From Mitchell’s Publications)
Link for Cleaning Seashells – For Adults To Assist Children (From WikiHow)
Link to 25 ideas for seashell crafts (From Play Ideas blog)

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Weekly Theme for Week of August 12 through August 18 – Butterflies

Weekly Book – Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert 

Miss Marcia sings, counts butterflies, and she explains how to do a neat butterfly-themed craft
Miss Marcia does a book talk about Phineas Gage, the lone non-fiction book on the Wareham Middle School seventh grade summer reading list

Activity For Kids – Making a butterfly-themed craft (Please see video above for instructions – Starts at 2:12 mark)

Link to blank Butterfly Coloring Page

This week for kids – Information about Butterflies

Link to learn more about butterflies (From the San Diego Zoo)
Link to find out about Monarch Butterflies (From National Geographic – Kids)
Link to read questions and answers about butterflies (From the North American Butterfly Association)
Link to learn about butterfly gardening for kids (From NPR)

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Weekly Theme for Week of August 5 through August 11 – Whales & Squid

Weekly Book – I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Smith

Miss Marcia talks about local marine life museums, tells us how to do a fish-themed craft, and sings “The More We Get Together” in American Sign Language
Miss Marcia does a book talk with two non-fiction books from the Wareham Middle School eighth-grade reading list

Activity For Kids – Making a fish-themed craft (Please see video above for instructions – PDFs below are parts to print)

Link to blank Fish Craft Template

This week for kids – Fun museums/activities featuring marine life
Link to the New Bedford Whaling Museum 
Link to Marine Life Center (in Buzzards Bay)
Link to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
Link to New England Aquarium
Link to Buzzards Bay Coalition – Youth Programs

Information about Whales & Squid

About Whales (National Geographic)
About Squid (National Geographic)
More about Squid (Kids – Britannica)

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Weekly Theme for Week of July 29 through August 4 – Day Trips

Weekly Book – Rattletrap Car by Phyllis Root, illustrated by Jill Barton

Miss Marcia explains this week’s ASL Symbol of the Week, how to make a rattletrap car, and sings her goodbye song
Miss Marcia does a book talk with three books from the Wareham Middle School eighth-grade reading list

Activity For Kids – Making a rattletrap car (Please see video above for instructions – PDFs below are parts to print)

Link to Rattletrap Car
Link to Rattletrap Car pieces

This week for kids

Link to State Parks in Southeastern Mass & Cape Cod (Mass.gov)
Link to Cape Cod Beaches (Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce)
Link Southeastern Mass Beaches (Visit-Massachusetts.com)
Link Beach Swimming Safety Tips (From the American Red Cross)

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Weekly Theme for Week of July 22 through July 28 – Sharks

Weekly Book – DUDE! by Aaron Reynolds and illustrated by Dan Santat

Miss Marcia does the Weekly ASL Symbol and sings Baby Shark, using baby sign language 

Coloring Pages for kids

Link to Shark In Ocean Coloring Page (Courtesy of Crayola)
Link to Friendly Shark Coloring Page (Courtesy of Coloring Pages 101)
Link to Smiling Shark Coloring Page (Courtesy of Coloring Pages For Kids

This week for kids

Link about Great White Sharks (from National Geographic)
Link to Fun Facts About Sharks (from Science Kids – New Zealand)
Link to Shark Craft Ideas for Children (from Red Tag Art)
Link to Shark Week – Aug 9 thru Aug 16 (from Discovery Channel)

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Weekly Theme for Week of July 15 through July 21 – Hot Dogs

Weekly Book – The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog by Mo Willems

Miss Marcia does the ASL Symbol of the Week and sings where is Thumbkin
Miss Marcia does a book talk about “PS Be Eleven” and “The Boy In the Burning House”, which are both on the Wareham Middle School Reading List

Coloring Pages for kids

Link to Pigeon & Knuffle Bunny Hot Dog Party Coloring Page
Link to Mo Willems Pigeon Coloring Page

This week for kids

Link to Nathans Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest
Link to Fun Facts About Hot Dogs (from Crafty Mom’s Share)
Link to an Idea for a Hot Dog topping bar (from How Sweet Eats)
Link to Mo Willems: Pigeon Presents (Videos/Activities for kids)

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Weekly Theme for Week of July 8 through July 14 – Trash & Recycling

Weekly Book – Trashy Town by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha, Illustrated by Dan Yaccarino

Miss Marcia Sings “The Wheels on the Bus”
Miss Marcia brings us the ASL Symbol of the Week and talks about activities you can do at home
Miss Marcia highlights two books from the Wareham Middle School Sixth Grade Reading List

Coloring Pages for kids (Courtesy of Don’t Trash Wareham activity book for children)

Link to Pick It Up Coloring Page
Link to Put a Lid On It Coloring Page
Link to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Coloring Page

This week for kids

Link to Dav Pilkey at Home (from Scholastic)
Link to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (from Kids Environment Kids Health – NIEHS)
Link to 19 Activities to Help Kids Learn About Recycling (from Natures Path)
Link to information about Don’t Trash Wareham (Facebook page)

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Weekly Theme for Week of July 1 through July 7 – Independence Day

Weekly Book – Fourth of July Mice (By Bethany Roberts, Illustrated by Doug Cushman)

Reference Librarian Steve Miller gets in the mood for Independence Day with a special rendition of Stars & Stripes Forever and Yankee Doodle Dandy

Coloring Pages for kids

Link to Independence Day/4th of July – Heart Coloring Page (Courtesy of Makeitgrateful.com)
Link to American Flag with Fireworks (Courtesy of Best Coloring Pages for Kids)
Link to Patriot and Drum with American Flag (Courtesy of Coloring Page.net)

About Independence Day

Link to Ideas for Homemade Instruments (from Red Tricycle)
Link to History of Independence Day (from National Geographic)
Link to About July 4 Holiday (from the History Channel)

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Weekly Theme for Week of June 24 through June 30 – Monkeys

Weekly Book – Five Little Monkeys Jumping On The Bed (by Eileen Christelow) 

Coloring Pages for kids

Link to Happy Monkey Coloring Page (Courtesy of justcolor.net)
Link to Gorilla with Banana Bunch Coloring Page (Courtesy of getcoloringpages.com)
Link to Curious George with Banana Coloring Page (Courtesy of superfuncoloring.com)

About Koko the Gorilla

Link to PBS Special on “Koko – The Gorilla Who Talks” (with videos and pictures)
Link to 44 Heartwarming Facts About Koko (from Facinate.com)
Link to Kids4Koko.com (with sign language signs, Koko paintings, reading with and gorilla information)

Miss Marcia does a book talk about “Swindle” and “Ungifted” – Both on this years Wareham Middle School summer reading list 

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Weekly Theme for Week of June 17 through June 23 – Bicycles

Weekly Book – Duck on a Bike (by David Shannon)

Link to Duck on a Bike Coloring Page
Link to Bicycle Safety Tips From AAA

Miss Marcia does a video with this week’s ASL sign of the week and how to create a “Duck on a Bike” craft

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