It's a week of beautiful spring weather...and great programs to entertain all members of the family!
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
It's not always easy to be a kid...especially during a complex and difficult time like today's. We've compiled a list of some excellent books that can help you and your child grapple with some common challenges, and are always here if you find yourself needing more resources.
Introducing I ♥ Art Junior
If you follow us on Instagram, you may have seen some little paint-covered faces trying to do one of Debbie's I ♥ Art projects; let's just say there's a reason her program is for ages 5 and up! But there's excellent news for little crafters in your life (or a parent in need of a fun activity to occupy toddlers): Debbie is debuting I ♥ Art Junior, a perfect art activity for little ones.
Now kids of all ages can enjoy a fun art activity! And parents everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief.
Joy is here with a morning yoga routine to help your little one get ready for their day!
This Week's Programs
This week, we have another fantastic Spanish language story with Ignayra! Listen and enjoy María Tenía Una Llamita.
What better way to start the week than with nursery rhymes, stories, and songs?! Join us on Facebook Live at 10:00 a.m. for Trish's Monday Morning Storytime. And make sure to comment and let us know who's watching, so Trish can give a special shoutout during the Thursday storytime; we speak from experience when we say there's nothing like the squeal of glee a toddler makes when they hear Trish say their name!
If you're feeling like engineering, this week's Use Your Brain challenge is right up your alley. In Six Sheet Tower,we're asking you to build a tower using only six sheets of paper. Are you up for the challenge? Download this week's activity below and if you come up with an amazing solution,make sure to send us an video or picture!
Kevin's here for this week's Trivia Tuesday! There are some tricky questions and interesting answer this week; download this week's questions below and watch as he explains the answers. How many did you get right?
May 20 is National Be A Millionaire Day! Click below to learn some fascinating facts about money, celebrate with some fun games, and challenge yourself to think of how you'd spend a million dollars.
Trish is back with more stories, songs, nursery rhymes and stories on Thursdays! Join us on Facebook Live on Thursday Mornings at 10am for another virtual storytime!
This week in I ♥ Art, we are taking a look at the work of Faith Ringgold. Listen as Debbie introduces this great artist and learn about the amazing work she did with story quilts--then have fun with this week's activity! We'd love to see your creations: email us, or tag us on Facebook and Instagram!
Stories with Julie Andrews? Yes, please! Listen to Julie's Library, the adorable podcast Julie Andrews does with her daughter.
Lots of famous faces are reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone! Visit Wizarding World and hear Daniel Radcliffe, Eddie Redmayne, and more read a chapter of one of our all-time favorites.
If your child has a project and can't find enough e-materials to finish the assignment, let us know. We'll purchase titles to add to our eBook collection and send you a curated list of e-resources that we think may be helpful. All you have to do is fill out a quick form!
We are archiving all of our virtual programs on our website! Visit our Online Programs & Activities to see our videos, activities, and programs for kids, teens, and adults.