Story Time at Home

Story Time at Home

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Oh Look, a Cake!

Cakes are for sharing, right? Sloth and Lemur ponder this question in "Oh Look, A Cake!" by J.C. McKee

This episode's rhymes and games:
Cake Guessing Game and Counting Candles by Twos

Superheroes

Miss Amy shares super stories about superheroes!

This episode's stories:
"Ben Needs a Costume," a flannel story loosely based on "The Pigs' Picnic" by Keiko Kasza, and "Shake to Assemble" by Calliope Glass, illustrated by Ron Lim and Richard Isanove

Valentine's Day

It's Valentine's Day! What a great time to share stories about love and friendship.

This episode's stories:
"Duck and Hippo: The Secret Valentine" by Jonathan London and "Loving Kindness" by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Tim Hopgood

This episode's songs and rhymes:
I Have a Heart Heart BINGO Colored Hearts Rhyme Skinnamarink Song

Groundhog Day

Fall for some great stories and rhymes about trees!

This episode's stories:
"Groundhog Day" by Clara Cella, "The Black Rabbit" by Philippa Leathers, and "Hiccups for Groundhog" a puppet story based on the book "Hiccups for Elephant" by James Preller

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"Where is Groundhog?"

Monsters

Miss Amy shares some colorful stories about monsters.

This episode's stories:
"Monsters Love Colors" by Mike Austin and "Goodnight, Little Monster" by Hellen Ketteman and Bonnie Leick

This episode's rhymes and games:
"Five Little Monsters" and "We're Going on a Monster Hunt"

Alligators and Crocodiles

These interactive books about alligators and crocodiles are a scream!

This episode's stories:
"What's Next Door?" by Nicola O'Byrne and "Crocodali" by Lucy Volpin

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"If You See a Crocodile," "Here's a Little Alligator," and "Mr. Crocodile Sitting on a Log"

Hats

What starts with "H"? Hat, of course!

This episode's stories:
"Mrs. Honey's Hat" by Pam Adams and told as a flannel story, "Book 'o' Hats" by Donald Lemke and Bob Lentz, and "Hooray for Hat!" by Brian Won

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"On My Head I wear a Hat" and "Find the Cat Under the Hat"

Cats

Miss Amanda shares purrfect stories about cats.

This episode's stories:
"Are You a Cat?" by Coll Muir and "Bad Cat!" by Nicola O'Byrne

This episode's rhymes and songs:
"Five Gray and Squeaky Mice," "When Cats Get Up In the Morning," and "The Old Gray Cat"

New Year's Eve

Countdown to the New Year with Miss Amy!

This episode's stories:
"I Am Invited to a Party!" by Mo Willems and "The Night Before New Year's" by Natasha Wing and illustrated by Amy Wummer

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"If You're Ready for a New Year," "Who's Hiding Behind the Balloons?" and "Zoom, Zoom, Zoom, a New Year is Coming Soon"

Christmas

Oh what fun it is to share Christmas stories with Miss Amy!

This episode's stories:
"Santa Bruce" by Ryan T. Higgins, "Don't Push the Button! A Christmas Adventure" by Bill Cotter and "Peas on Earth" by Jonny Marx and illustrated by Lindsey Sagar, told as a flannel story

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"Santa Hats Cat"

Choosing a Tree

Miss Amanda shares stories about winter hikes and choosing a tree for Christmas.

This episode's stories:
"Walking in a Winter Wonderland" based on the song by Richard B. Smith and Felix Bernard, and illustrated by Tim Hopgood "Pick a Pine Tree" by Patricia Toht and illustrated by Jarvis "Pine Tree's Great Surprise" told as a puppet story

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"Two Little Candy Canes" and "O, Christmas Tree"

Holiday Lights

The days are getting shorter and shorter... is this why many winter holidays celebrate light? Miss Amanda shares stories about just a few of them.

This episode's stories:
"The Shortest Day" by Susan Cooper and illustrated by Carson Ellis, "My First Kwanzaa" by Karen Katz, and "The Very Hungry Caterpillar's 8 Nights of Chanukah," by Eric Carle

This episode's song:
"Here's a Little Candle"

Warm Winter Clothes

Brrr.... it's time to bundle up for winter!

This episode's stories:
"Warm Clothes for Bear" by Sam Loman and "The Missing Pairs" by Yvonne Ivinson

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"If You're Cold and You Know It" and "Ten Warm Mittens"

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is about being together, so Miss Amy shares stories about the holiday with the help of special guest Miss Kristin.

This episode's stories:
"Turkey Trouble" by Wendi Silvano and Lee Harper, told as a puppet story, and "Bear Says Thanks" by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"Two Little Turkeys" and "One Whole Pie"