Family Educator, Madi, takes local story time online during this special stay-at-home time. Madi is live on Facebook every Wednesday at 10:30 am central time. Watch Madi here, Youtube, or Facebook!
Happy World Bee Day! Celebrate with Madi (they/them) and River (they/them) as we learn some facts about bees. The song for today was Down by the Bay and featured books are 1, 2, 3 To the Zoo by Eric Carle and Like Likes Like by Chris Raschka.
It’s Frog Jumping Day! Join Madi (they/them) and River (they/them) as they celebrate! The song for today is 5 little Speckled Frogs and featured books are The Rainbow Zoo by Karla Hodge and I’d Know You Anywhere, My Love by Nancy Tillman. Make sure you watch until the end to meet our friend Larry the Unicorn to see how he saves the day!
Family Educator Madi celebrates Nurses Day and thanks all the health care workers who have been working hard. The featured story is Five Trucks by Brian Floca. Madi reviews hand washing with this fun song: “Wash your, wash your, wash your hands, wash them for 20 seconds! Wash your, wash your, wash your hands, get them nice and clean! On the top, underneath, all your fingers, in between. As you wash, you can sing this little washing song!” Lastly, don’t forget Mother’s Day is coming up! Madi reminds you to celebrate the special mother or special someone in your life this weekend.
Madi celebrates International Dance Day! A fun Whitney Houston song is played (due to copyright restrictions, the song “Merengue de Limon” has been substituted). Featured books: Cars and Trucks from A to Z by Richard Scarry, and Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell.
Happy Earth Day! Celebrate the day with Madi (they/them) and River (they/them) and find out some ways you can show appreciation and care for our mother earth! Books featured are How Are You Peeling? by Joost Elffers and Saxton Freymann and Just Go To Bed by Mercer Mayer. Due to copyright restrictions, the song Earth Day has been replaced with “Almost August.”
I said Boom Chicka Boom! Can you guess the song we’re moving to today? Join Madi (they/them) and River (they/them) for some good storytellin’ and body movin’! Featured books are Billy Bully by Ana and Alvaro Galan, illustrated by Steve Simpson, and Rosa Loves Dinosaurs by Jessiaca Spanyol. Due to copyright restrictions, the song Boom Chicka Boom by the Kiboomers has been replaced with “Bonito.”
Happy April Fools day! Come celebrate with Madi (they/them) and River the Rabbit (they/them). We’ll read some stories, tell some jokes, and maybe play one harmless prank. Featured books are Wake Up Tug by Michael Garland and But I Waaant It by Susan Swartz and Travis Swinford.
Welcome to the first ever virtual story time with Helping Services! Join Madi (they/them) and River the Rabbit (they/them) for some stories, movement, and fun! Do you like fruit salad?? Featured books are The Feelings Book by Todd Parr and I Can Share by Karen Katz. Sorry about the audio quality on the song! Audio has been fixed for future online story times!