science . technology . engineering . art . math
STEAM After School!
MacTier – Wednesday, October 12 & 26 @ 4:00 p.m.
Honey Harbour – Friday, October 14 & 28 @ 4:00 p.m.
Let’s get thinking, building, creating and playing
while exploring the world of STEAM!
Honey Harbour & MacTier
Tuesday, October 4 & 18 @ 10:30 a.m.
Stories, rhymes and activities!
Let’s read together!
Elementary Early Literacy Station
PETE THE CAT ‘THREE BIT RULE’
Pete the Cat is whipping up a delicious dish of banana casserole for his class’s potluck. Pete can’t wait to share it with his classmates. It’s his favorite lunch!
But it turns out that his friend Grumpy Toad hates bananas. How can he hate bananas if he’s never tried one before?
Pete shows Grumpy trying something new can
be supercool with the “Three Bite Rule.”
Tracey reads us this fun Pete the Cat story…
then afterwards head to your branch and pick up your kit to make your own Pete the Cat puppet!
USE SCIENCE TO BLOW UP A BALLOON!
Nadine shows us how using science, we can blow up a balloon without touching it, in this really fun experiment!
With a just a few simple ingredients you can do this yourself at home! Pick up an instruction sheet at your branch!
THE LITTLE SHOP OF MONSTERS
Join Tracey as she tells us the story of ‘The Little Shop of Monsters’! Are you afraid of monsters? What if you bought a monster of your own and took it home? Do you want a Sneezer? A Tickler? Or maybe a Snacker?
Meet them all in this delightfully fun story!
After, stop by your branch and pick up the craft kit
to make your very own finger puppet monsters!
Little Shop of Monsters!
Afterwards, drop by your branch and pick up the kit to bring home and make your very own Monster Finger Puppets!
GRINNY GRANNY DONKEY
“There was a sweet donkey who lived on the heath.
She was so funny with her false teeth…”
Hee Haw!…. Nadine tells us the story of Dinky Donkey’s grandma: a grinny granky plunky-plinky swanky clinky-clanky zonky dunky-drinky clunky donkey!
Followed by some charming rhymes… Enjoy!
DUDLEY”S DAY AT HOME
“What does Dudley do all day while we’re away?” Sam wonders. Mom explains that Dudley does ordinary dog things: he eats, naps, guards the house, and plays. But in Sam’s mind, Dudley’s day at home is anything but ordinary! Sam imagines Dudley activities – which don’t quite match Mom’s explanations. Linda tells us this very funny story!
Floating Egg Experiment
DO NOT OPEN THIS BOOK!!
Join Nadine as she ‘gulp’ reads use the story!
what?… How?…. Why?…..
MAKE YOUR OWN LAVA LAMP!
Have you ever wondered how a lava lamp works?
Nadine shows you how to make your own lava lamp at home as she explains how the lava works.
Click the picture for the video.
Pick up complete instructions at your branch
or download: Lava lamp instructions
Pre-School Story Time Fun!
Join Nadine as she reads a story for preschoolers all
about colours and Little Green Peas .
Grab a pair of sticks or spoons and
play along with tapping song when the story is finished!
Do you want to write secret messages? Nadine shows you one way to do this using invisible ink in this video. Join in and learn how! https://youtu.be/phRTyuwd-hY
Find the instructions here, with two more ways to do it!
FIVE LITTLE MONKEYS WASH THE CAR
Toddlers will enjoy this story! Nadine reads a story about the five little monkeys and Mama who are eager to get a new car. The five little monkeys clean and paint their old car until it sparkles like new. But who will buy it? Perhaps those monkeys can convince their cranky crocodile neighbours that what they really need is a new car! Music and some finger play fun too!
Video link: https://youtu.be/fA2vhkD8C1M
Pick up a monkey craft to do at home at your local branch!
Elementary Early Literacy Station
our MacTier & Honey Harbour branches for
‘The Teddy Bear Sleepover’ in March 2018.
Lots of fun in 2017!