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Storytime for Women’s History Month and Innovation Day

Meet Elsie MacGill by Elizabeth Macleod and illustrated by Mike Deas March is Women’s History Month, and at the OJCS, it’s also when we hold our innovation day.  This story feeds two birds with one scone by being an inspiring story about a Canadian woman who was a world renowned aeronautical engineer and a feminist.

A Story For Tu B’Shevat – Our Tree Named Steve

Happy Tu B’Shevat!  It is such a joy to celebrate and honour trees.  Our story today is ‘Our Tree Named Steve’ by Alan Zweibel and David Catrow.     Activity:  Make a Steve! This lovely and simple craft uses just a paper towel roll and some cardboard and paint.  Make sure to give your tree … Continue reading A Story For Tu B’Shevat – Our Tree Named Steve

JDAIM Storytime – We Belong

To help us celebrate Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance, & Inclusion month, we are reading the book We Belong by Laura Purdie Salas and illustrated by Carlos Velez Aguilera. Inclusion Activity: Poem Template The author of  We Belong, Laura Purdie Salas, has created a wonderful poem template activity that you can use in the classroom that … Continue reading JDAIM Storytime – We Belong