Today we read;
Bear Hug by Katharine McEwen
Sleep, Black Bear, Sleep by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illustrated by Brooke Dyer
Here is a great website that offers links to lots of fun hibernation activities.
Fête de la Francophonie Storytime
Animal Shelter Storytime
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 a peculiar pet (the sky is the limit… this could be a giraffe, a crocodile, a flamingo) and write what you would name it and what kinds of things you imagine you would do with your peculiar pet. If you would like to share a photo of your work, send them to email@example.com and I will post them on this page!
Today we read 3 pizza-themed books! In the comments I want to know your favourite pizza toppings!
Pizza Kittens by Charlotte Voake
Hi, Pizza Man! by Virginia Walter and Illustrated by Ponder Goembel
Pete’s A Pizza by William Steig
Activity – Geometry Pizza!
This cool idea comes from Mrs. Thompson’s Treasures. Cut out the following shapes using different coloured construction paper;
Colour the edges of the paper plate brown to look like crust. Glue your shapes onto your paper plate. Voila, shape pizza!
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
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 you discover in the comments of this blog post. When the story is done, also comment one thing YOU can do to be a friend to trees.
OJCS Storytime – Fox’s Dream by Tejima
Check out the blog Art Room Britt to see a wonderful fox in the snow art project you can do with your students.
JOIN Storytime – In My Kehillah
The OJCS is very lucky to have some families involed in the Jewish Ottawa Inclusion Network in our school family. JOIN donated this beautiful book to the school library. It is called;