Monday, June 23, 2014

Storytime for June 24th: Creepy Crawlies

This week, storytime is about creepy crawlies--insects, spiders, and all of the other critters that live all around us!

Here are the books we'll be reading this week, along with some videos, links, and activities to accompany them!

Here's a great list of free printables and activities to accompany The Grouchy Ladybug.

Download and print some Eric Carle coloring pages.

Watch this book trailer for Some Bugs!

Here's a quick up-close look at a pill bug!

You can also download this week's Takeaway page by clicking here.

And be sure to check out the related online activities about insects and other creepy crawlies:

National Geographic Kids—check out these close-ups of all kinds of cool bugs!

Build a Bug—First choose your parts to build a bug, then try to get it through the maze.

Insect World—learn about different types of insects and play related games.

Orkin—printable coloring pages, games, and other information about bugs!

And, finally, if you liked today's stories, here are some more great books about creepy crawlies!

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin
  • Crickwing by Janell Cannon
  • Two Bad Ants by Chris VanAllsburg
  • Bug Faces by Darlyne Murawski

Have a great week, and we'll see you next Tuesday!

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