Monthly Archives: January 2022

JDAIM Storytime – Kindness

One of February’s designations is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month.  Our focus this week is kindness and ways we can be kind.  We read: When I Care About Others by Cornelia Maude Spelman and illustrated by Kathy Parkinson and Kind by Axel Scheffler and 38 illustrators! Class Activity – Make A Class Kindness … Continue reading JDAIM Storytime – Kindness

Peculiar Pets Storytime

Today we read; I Want A Pet by Lauren Child The Best Pet of All by David LaRochelle and illustrated by Hanako Wakiyama Don’t Take Your Snake for a Stroll by Karin Ireland and illustrated by David Catrow Creative Writing and Drawing Peculiar Pets Activity Draw a picture of any animal you think would make … Continue reading Peculiar Pets Storytime

Tu B’Shevat Storytime – Be A Friend to Trees

Hello everyone and happy Tu B’Shevat!  Today we read… Be A Friend to Trees by Patricia Lauber  and illustrated by Holly Keller Your Assignment: Where the video asks you to make a list of things made out of wood, and then things made out of paper and cardboard, PAUSE the video and list the items … Continue reading Tu B’Shevat Storytime – Be A Friend to Trees

Tu B’Shevat Storytime – Now I Know Trees

Today we read a beautiful story for Tu B’Shevat.  This one is for our younger students.  It is called; Now I Know Trees by Sharon Gordon and illustrated by Irene Trivas Your Activity: Tree Life Cycle Colouring Page If you have any difficulty viewing or downloading this colouring page, just contact me and I will … Continue reading Tu B’Shevat Storytime – Now I Know Trees

Self-Esteem Storytime

Today we read; Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell, illustrated by David Catrow and I Like Myself! by Karen Beaumont, illustrated by David Catrow NOTE: These books have the same illustrator and that wasn’t even on purpose! Extension Activity: Draw or write about one thing about you that you think makes you special.  … Continue reading Self-Esteem Storytime