SLC Book Boy

the storytime ventures of a children's librarian

Letter E Storytime

on March 7, 2013

Opening: Shake My Sillies Out – Raffi

Book: Edwina the Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct – Mo Willems

Edwina the Dinosaur

(Charming book, as you’d expect from the author. Had even parents laughing. Edwina and Extinct)

Activity: Most Wonderful Egg In the World – from the book by Helme Heine

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(A fun story about three friends who have an egg laying contest to see which is best, and find out they all have unique talents. Quite fun. Eggs)

Book: Emma Kate – Patricia Polacco

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(This had a sort of indifferent reception. Lovely pictures, but the cleverness of the story was lost I think. Emma, Elephant)

Activity: Elephants Have Wrinkles video here

Elephants have wrinkles, wrinkles, wrinkles,

elephants have wrinkles, wrinkles everywhere.

On their toes, no one knows Why-ai-ai-ai.

(continue with other body parts)

(Loads of fun! Elephants)

Book: Edward the Emu – Sheena Knowles

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(Nice large pics, and a very cute story. Well received, and introduced a new word to most of the kids! Edward, Emu)

Activity: The Very Greedy Python – from the book by Eric Carle

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(Python eats all the animals, but they cause a din and he coughs them up again. Kids love it, though one boy was a bit concerned for the animals at first. Eat) …for my python, I used a tube scarf and safety pinned some flannel eyes and tongue. Super simple and it’s easy to ‘cough’ out his mean by pushing in through the back.

Book: The End – David LaRochelle

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(A very fun book, and a fantastic ending! End)

Activity: Bubbles

(This didn’t match the theme, but the kids love them non-the-less. Enjoy!)

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