Story Time at Home

Story Time at Home

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2019 Story Time

Watch episodes about feelings, colors, and all sorts of animals!

Feeling Brave

Stories include: "Snip Snap! What's That?" by Mara Bergman and illustrated by Nick Maland, "Night Owl" by Toni Yuly (told as a puppet story), "Let's Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy" by Jan Thomas, "I Used to Be Afraid" by Laura Vaccaro Seeger, and "Let's Scare Bear" by Yuko Katakawa (told as a puppet story)

Songs: Songs Include: "When I Feel Scared," and "We're Going on a Bear Hunt"

Bedtime Stories and Stretches - Episode 1

Stories include: "The Rabbit Listened" by Cori Doerrfeld, and "Sleepyheads" by Sandra J. Howatt, illustrated by Joyce Wan

Song: "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"

Yoga Poses: "Breathe like a Bear" by Kira Willey

Mixed Up Animals

Stories include: "Cyril and Pat" by Emily Gravett, "The Mixed-Up Chameleon" by Eric Carle, "I Am a Tiger" by Karl Newson, and "The Cow Who Clucked" by Denise Fleming

Songs and Rhymes: "Mixed-Up Animals" sung to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know It"

Animals Wearing Clothes

Stories include: "Mr. Tiger Goes Wild" by Peter Brown, "Let's Play in the Forest" by Claudia Rueda, "Animals Should Definitely NOT Wear Clothing" by Judi Barrett, illustrated by Ron Barrett, and "Hooray for Hat" by Brian Won

Songs and Rhymes: "Colors" sung to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know It"

The Woods

Stories include: "Bear Came Along" by Richard T. Morris, illustrated by LeUyen Pham, "Who's There? Beware!" by Pat Hegarty, and "The Great Aaa-Ooo!" by Jonathan Lambert

Songs and Rhymes: "What Animal is in My Sleeping Bag," "Two Little Brown Bears," "If You're a Bear and You Know It," and "Bear is Sleeping"

Space Stories

Stories include: "Best Frints in the Whole Universe" by Antoinette Portis, "Rusty the Squeaky Robot" by Neil Clark, and "Chicken in Space" by Adam Lehrhaupt, illustrated by Shahar Kober

Songs and Rhymes: "Put on Your Spacesuit" to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know it," "We're Flying into Space," "Find the Rocket" guessing game, "Five Little Astronauts," and "Zoom Zoom Zoom"

Emotions for Preschool-Age Children and Older

Stories include: "The Color Monster" by Anna Llenas, "My Friend is Sad" by Mo Willems, "Mouse was Mad" by Linda Urban illustrated by Henry Cole, retold as a puppet story, and "Hooray for Hat" by Brian Won

Songs and Rhymes: A song about Old MacDonald's feelings and "If You're Happy and You Know It"

Emotions for Babies and Toddlers

Stories include: "The Big Book of Happy" by Natalie Marshall, "Meet Happy Bear" by Nathan Thoms and illustrated by Carles Ballesteros

Songs and Rhymes: Emotions, sung to the tune "Where is Thumbkin?" and "If You're Happy and You Know It," sung with different feelings


Stories include: "Mixed: A Colorful Story" by Arree Chung, "Wow! Said the Owl" by Tim Hopgood, "Lemons are Not Red" by Laura Vaccaro Seeger, "Quiet Bunny's Many Colors" by Lisa McCue, retold as a puppet story, and "White Rabbit's Color Book" by Alan Baker, retold with flannel bunnies

Songs and Rhymes: Making a Rainbow with the Magic Bag, and Animal Colors Song


Miss Amanda reads: "William's Winter Nap" with words by Linda Ashman and pictures by Chuck Groenink, "Over and Under the Snow" by Kate Messner with art by Christopher Silas Neal, and "William Wakes Up" with words by Linda Ashman and pictures by Chuck Groenink

Song: "Sleeping Animals" -- based on the song "Sleeping Bunnies"

Puppet Story: Miss Amanda shows how to retell "William Wakes Up" (an important pre-reading skill) using puppets.

Rumble in the Jungle

Miss Amanda reads: "Rumble in the Jungle," a book of animal poems by Giles Andreae and David Wojtowycz

Song: "If You're a ___ and You Know It" -- sung to the tune "If You're Happy and You Know It"

A Very Prickly Story Time

Stories this episode: "The Snowy Nap" by Jan Brett, "Porcupining: A Prickly Love Story" (puppet story) by Lisa Wheeler and illustrated by Janie Bynum, "Perfectly Percey" by Paul Schmid, "Hedgehugs" by Steve Wilson and Lucy Tapper

Songs and rhymes: "What is a Hedgehog," "Two Little Hedgehogs," "A Hedgehog Picture Story," "Hedgehog, Hedgehog" -- based on "Teddybear, Teddybear," "Five Little Porcupines" -- based on "Five Green and Speckled Frogs"

Yeti Stories

Stories this episode: "No Yeti Yet" by Mary Ann Fraser, "The Gruffalo" by (a puppet story) by Julia Donaldson, "Yeti Turn Out the Light" by Greg Long and Chris Edmundson, Illustrated by Wednesday Kirwin, and "Are We There, Yeti?" by Ashlyn Anstee

Songs and flannelboards: "Five Enormous Yetis," "If You're a Yeti and You Know It" -- sung to the tune "If You're Happy and You Know It," "Two Little Yetis" -- a rhyme about opposites, and "The Yeti on the Hill" -- sung to the tune "The Wheels on the Bus"