Pintlala Library Announces May Story Times!!

Pintlala Branch Library

MAY 2016   STORY – TIME

255 Federal Road

Hope Hull, AL 36043

334 281-8069

Mrs. Sandra Berry, Librarian

May 3, 2016 @ 11:30 Pre-K

Book: “Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes”  by: Eric Litwin

Synopsis–Pete the Cat goes walking down the street wearing his brand new white

shoes. Along the way, his shoes change from white to red to blue to brown to WET

as he steps in piles of strawberries, blueberries, and other big messes! But no matter

what color his shoes are, Pete keeps movin’ and groovin’ and singing his song…

because it’s all good.

Craft: Color Pete the Cat shoes for a game of pin the shoe on Pete.

 

 

May 4, 2016 @ 11:30 Kindergarten

Book: “There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly” by: Simms Taback

From the Publisher —Everyone knows the song about the old lady who swallowed

a fly, a spider, a bird, and even worse, but who’s ever seen what’s going on inside

the old lady’s stomach? With this inventive die-cut artwork, Simms Tabak gives us a

rollicking, eye-popping version of the well-loved poem.

Activity: Word Search from the story

 

May 4, 2016 @ 1:30 Kindergarten

Book: “There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly” by: Simms Taback

                       From the Publisher —Everyone knows the song about the old lady who swallowed

a fly, a spider, a bird, and even worse, but who’s ever seen what’s going on inside

the old lady’s stomach? With this inventive die-cut artwork, Simms Tabak gives us a

rollicking, eye-popping version of the well-loved poem.

Activity: Word Search from the story

 

May 5, 2016 @ 1:45 2nd Grade

Book: “Bubble Trouble” by: Margaret Mahy

Synopsis – When little Mabel’s bubble gets away from her, it’s her baby brother

who gets into trouble. Soon he’s floating out of the house, above the fence, and

all over town! It’s up to Mabel, Mother, and the rest of the townspeople to get

him safely back down. Who knew that so much trouble could come from one little

bubble?

Craft: Play with bubbles and see how far they can go.

 

May 6, 2016 @ 1:30 2nd Grade

Book: “Bubble Trouble” by: Margaret Mahy

Synopsis – When little Mabel’s bubble gets away from her, it’s her baby brother

who gets into trouble. Soon he’s floating out of the house, above the fence, and

all over town! It’s up to Mabel, Mother, and the rest of the townspeople to get

him safely back down. Who knew that so much trouble could come from one little

bubble?

Craft: Play with bubbles and see how far they can go.

 

 

 

 

 

May 10, 2016 @ 11:30 Pre-K

Book: “Ready, Set, Skip” by: Jane O’Connor

                      Synopsis –This little girl can leap, creep, twirl, skate, burp, slurp, and do all

the other things kids love to do—except skip! But with the help of a clever

suggestion from her mom, she soon finds herself skipping all the way to school.

Activity: We will hop, jump, and skip together

 

May 10, 2016 @ 12:15 1st Grade

Book: “Jake stays Awake”   by: Michael Wright

Synopsis –Jake can’t sleep. He climbs into bed with his mom and dad. Now

Jake’s parents can’t sleep. Even the dog is awake. This family needs a good

night’s rest. Where can they sleep?  The answer will delight and reassure

children and their (sleep-deprived) parents!

Craft: The students will make sleeping mask

 

May 10, 2016 @ 1:30 1st Grade

Book: “Jake stays Awake”   by: Michael Wright

Synopsis –Jake can’t sleep. He climbs into bed with his mom and dad. Now

Jake’s parents can’t sleep. Even the dog is awake. This family needs a good

night’s rest. Where can they sleep?  The answer will delight and reassure

children and their (sleep-deprived) parents!

Craft: The students will make sleeping mask

 

May 11, 2016 @ 11:00 5th Grade

Activity: Library Bingo

The power of learning through play it’s easy to play and even easier to win.

 

May 11, 2016 @ 11:30 Kindergarten

Book: “Dogs don’t Wear Sneakers” by: Laura Numeroff

                      From the Publisher —Animals would look pretty silly doing a lot of the things

people do all the time. The unlikely combinations in Laura Numeroff’s cheerful

rhymes and Joe Mathieu’s bright, zany pictures will make you laugh out loud.

What sort of crazy creatures can you dream up?

Craft: Decorate crazy paper sneakers

 

May 11, 2016 @ 1:30 Kindergarten

Book: “Dogs don’t Wear Sneakers” by: Laura Numeroff

                      From the Publisher —Animals would look pretty silly doing a lot of the things

people do all the time. The unlikely combinations in Laura Numeroff’s cheerful

rhymes and Joe Mathieu’s bright, zany pictures will make you laugh out loud.

What sort of crazy creatures can you dream up?

Craft: Decorate crazy paper sneakers

 

May 12, 2016 @ 10:30 3rd Grade

Play: “Frog and Friends: Frog Saves the Day” by: Eve Bunting

Synopsis – Welcome to Frog and his world. He enjoys nothing better than

spending time floating on his pond or visiting with his friends. He appreciates

the simpler things in life and would prefer that things stay just the way they are

—nice and peaceful. In Frog Saves the Day Frog and his friends mistakenly

think a nearby train is a ferocious dragon and later Frog rescues a friend’s

child from danger.

Activity: Questions and answers from the Play

 

 

May 12, 2016 @ 1:45 2nd Grade

Book: “Mr. Wolf’s Pancakes” by: Jan Fearnley

                      Synopsis — Mr. Wolf wants to make some pancakes for breakfast, but isn’t

quite sure how to go about it. So off he goes to ask his neighbors Chicken Little,

Wee Willy Winkle, the Gingerbread man, Little Red Riding Hood, and the Three

Little Pigs for their help. When he is turned down by each of them, he decides to

try it on his own. Soon he succeeds in making a huge pile of delicious pancakes.

Having smelled the pancakes cooking, his neighbors decide to call on Mr. Wolf

and share his meal. But Mr. Wolf gets his just “desserts”!

Activity: Song and Dance

 

May 13, 2016 @ 1:30 2nd Grade

Book: “Mr. Wolf’s Pancakes” by: Jan Fearnley

                      Synopsis — Mr. Wolf wants to make some pancakes for breakfast, but isn’t

quite sure how to go about it. So off he goes to ask his neighbors Chicken Little,

Wee Willy Winkle, the Gingerbread man, Little Red Riding Hood, and the Three

Little Pigs for their help. When he is turned down by each of them, he decides to

try it on his own. Soon he succeeds in making a huge pile of delicious pancakes.

Having smelled the pancakes cooking, his neighbors decide to call on Mr. Wolf

and share his meal. But Mr. Wolf gets his just “desserts”!

Activity: Song and Dance

 

May 17, 2016 @ 11:30 Pre-K

Book: “The Pout – Pout Fish” by: Deborah Diesen

Synopsis –Deep in the water, Mr. Fish swims about with his fish face stuck

in a permanent pout. Can his pals cheer him up? Will his pout ever end? Is

there something he can learn From an unexpected friend? Swim along with

the pout-pout fish as he discovers that being glum and spreading “dreary wearies”

isn’t really his destiny. Bright ocean colors and playful rhyme come together in

this fun fish story that’s sure to turn even the poutiest of frowns upside down.

Craft: Color a paper fish bowl with crayons and add paper fish

 

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