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Miss Courtenay’s April 2014 Story Time Newsletter

Toddler Tuesday, April 1st 
Happy April Fools’ Day!  We’ll read April Foolishness and Ten Little Fish.  For our craft, kids will get to color a fish in honor of how April Fools’ Day is celebrated in France.

Preschool Wednesday, April 2nd   
We’re celebrating April Fools’ Day a day late!  We’ll read Arthur’s April Fool and Ten Little Fish.  For our craft, kids will get to color a fish in honor of how April Fools’ Day is celebrated in France.

Toddler Tuesday, April 8th
This week is Money Smart Week at the library!  We’ll read Just Saving My Money by Mercer Mayer & Benny’s Pennies by Pat Brisson.  For our activity, we will practice our counting skills by counting pennies.

Preschool Wednesday, April 9th
This week is Money Smart week at the library!  We’ll read The Berenstain Bears’ Trouble with Money & Just Saving My Money.  For our activity, we’ll name and sort coins.

Toddler Tuesday, April 15th 
Easter is this weekend!  We’ll read I Need an Easter Egg! & Peter Cottontail.  For our activity, we will have an Easter egg hunt outside!  Should there be bad weather, we will yarn paint construction paper Easter eggs.

Preschool Wednesday, April 16th
Easter is this weekend!  We’ll read Happy Easter Little Critter & The Easter Ribbit.  For our activity, we will have an Easter egg hunt outside!  Should there bad weather, we will instead yarn paint construction paper Easter eggs.

Toddler Tuesday, April 22nd 
Happy Earth day!  To celebrate Earth, we’ll read The Earth Book and The Berenstain Bears Go Green.  Kids will make an Earth Day painting using green, white, and blue tempera paint & a white construction paper circle.

Preschool Wednesday, April 23rd
Yesterday was Earth Day!  To celebrate Earth, we’ll read Arthur Turns Green and The Berenstain Bears Go Green.  For our activity, the kids will practice recycling materials by placing them into their appropriate bins.  Kids will be given an Earth Day coloring page.
  *For safety reasons, glass will not be included in the activity.

Toddler Tuesday, April 29th
This month has been Pets are Wonderful month.  We’ll read The Best Pet of All and What Pet to Get?!  Instead of a craft, we will watch a short clip of Sesame Street: The Best Pet in the World featuring Zoe, Telly, Elmo, & Baby Bear!

Preschool Wednesday, April 30th 
Today is Honesty Day.  We’ll read Birds of a Feather, featuring Disney’s Princess Jasmine, and Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big.  Kids will watch part of an episode of “The Big Comfy Couch” on honesty instead of doing a craft.

Library Happenings to Be Aware of in April 
Food for Fines will occur April 14th through April 21st.  The library will be closed Thursday, April 17th, for Good Friday.  We’ll be open at our regular time Saturday, April 19th. 



Homeschool Group April & May 2014     

Thursday, April 3rd

Next week is Money Smart week at the library.  We will make a “Parts of a Dollar” book and a coin book.  Then we will play “money memory.”  At the end, kids will be given a count by coins coloring sheet.

Thursday, May 1st

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ll decorate plastic pots using Sharpies.  Kids will get a petunia to plant in their pot once they are done decorating it.  Afterwards, we will plant flowers outside of the library.  Please make sure to wear clothes that can get dirty.  If you would like to bring gloves to wear when we plant outside, you may.

Thursday, May 15th

This will be our last homeschool group for this school year.  We’re going to celebrate the end of the school year by having a game day.  This time around, we will play a board game instead of video games.  Stay tuned for more information on what game(s) we will play!

Library Happenings in April & May 

Food for Fines will occur Monday, April 14th, through Monday, April 21st.  The library will be closed Thursday, April 17th, for Good Friday.  We will be open at our regular time, Saturday, April 19th.  The library will be closed Monday, May 26th, in honor of Memorial Day.  We will be open at our regular time, Tuesday, May 27th.

     Look for more information on summer reading in the library.