Story Time at Home

Story Time at Home

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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"

Trees

Miss Amanda shares a story about a very special tree.

This episode's story:
"Norman Didn't Do It! (Yes, He Did)" by Ryan T. Higgins

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"Who Lives in the Tree?" and "The Trees Are Growing Tall"

What Animals Like to Eat

Everybody eats! Miss Amanda shares funny stories about the foods animals like (and don't like) to eat.

This episode's stories:
"Little Green Donkey" by Anuska Allepuz, "Piranhas Don't Eat Bananas" by Aaron Blabey, and "What's for Lunch" by Eric Carle, told as a puppet story

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"What Should I Eat?" and "Five Apples in the Apple Tree"

Fall

Fall for some great stories and rhymes about trees!

This episode's stories:
"Fall is Not Easy" by Marty Kelley and told as a flannel board story, "Tap the Magic Tree" by Christie Matheson, and "Full of Fall" by April Sayre

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"Five Little Squirrels" and "The Tall, Tall Tree"

Halloween

It's Halloween! Miss Amy shares some fun and spooky stories and rhymes.

This episode's stories:
"We're Going on a Pumpkin Hunt" by Goldie Hawk and illustrated by Angie Rozelaar and "Snappy Little Halloween" by Millbrook Press

This episode's rhymes and games:
"Where Has My Jack-O-Lantern Gone?" magic bag trick, "Two Little Pumpkins," and "If You're Happy and You Know It"

Sounds

What sounds do you hear inside? How about outside? Do you have any musical instruments and home? Miss Amanda shares stories about all sorts of sounds.

This episode's stories:
"Pokko and the Drum" by Matthew Forsythe, "Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z" by Julie Larios and Julie Paschkis, and "Oink-a-Doodle-Moo" by Jef Czekaj

This episode's songs:
"I Love My Little Rooster"

Birthdays

Oh boy, it's somebody's birthday! Celebrate with Miss Amy.

This episode's stories:
"A Birthday for Cow!" by Jan Thomas

This episode's rhymes and games:
"Put It In the Pot" magic bag trick, "Guess the Present," and "Five Birthday Candles"

Flies and Other Bugs

Do you think Miss Amanda can do a whole Story Time about flies? She sure can!

This episode's stories:
"Fly Flies" by Cigalle Hanaor and illustrated by Alice Bowsher, "The Fly" by Petr Horacek, and "The Sleepy Farmer" told as a puppet story

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"We're Going on a Bug Hunt" and "What Bug is Under the Rug?"

So You Want to Be an Owl

Learn all sorts of facts about owls when Miss Amanda reads "So You Want to Be an Owl," by Jane Porter and illustrated by Maddie Frost.

Cats

Miss Amy shares more animal tales... this time they're about cats!

This episode's stories:
"The Best Pet Ever" by Victoria Roberts and illustrated by Deborah Allwright, told as a puppet story, and "There Are Cats In This Book" by Viviane Schwarz

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"My Kitty Cat Puff"

Lizards

Did you know some lizards can lose their tail and grow a new one? Learn other amazing facts in these tales about lizards.

This episode's stories:
"Like a Lizard" by April Pulley Sayre and illustrated by Stephanie Laberis, "Blue Chamelion" by Emily Gravett, and "Lizard's Song" by George Shannon, retold as a puppet story

This episode's songs and rhymes:
Magic Bag Riddle, and "Chirp, Chirp when the Groovy Green Gecko"

Sea Creatures

We're still celebrating Shark Week! Tune in for this episode all about sea creatures.

This episode's stories:
"Hooray for Fish!" by Lucy Cousins

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"Teasing Mr. Shark," "Bubble, Bubble, Pop!" and Fish color rhyme