We had 20 children and 7 adults attend story hour today. I explained a little bit to the kids what Earth day and Arbor Day are about before jumping into our first story this morning
Where Once there Was a Wood by Denise Fleming This story tells about all the different kinds of animals that make their home in the wood. The wood that was torn down to make room for peoples houses. After the story we said a little rhyme called "A Tree is a Home." Our next story was
Each Living Thing by Joanne Ryder This story shows different animals in their habitats. It tells how we should just observe the animals and let them be. After the story we sang a song called "Pow Wow" by Jack Hartman. While singing this song we got to pretend to be different animals you might find in a forest. Our last story today was
10 Things I Can Do To Help My World by Melanie Walsh This book tells of 10 things any child can do to help their world. Our craft today was to make a forest picture. Next week is the last story hour for this session. The theme will be flowers.