Snack Time Storytime

Stories we shared

Crackers, bananas, soup, sandwiches, even bugs! Share these stories about eating and sharing snack foods.

Mouse Mess by Linnea Riley
Snack Time for Confetti by Kali Stileman
Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
The Bear Who Shared by Catherine Rayner
Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli by Barbara Jean Hicks

Bear and Bee by Sergio Ruzzier

Flannelboard

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Soup for One was adapted for the flannelboard from Ethan Long’s picture book. The clipart bugs are from Storytiming.com
A little fly who anticipates enjoying a big bowl of hot soup is unexpectedly joined by a sequence of interlopers who help themselves to his lunch one by one until their number reaches ten.

Films we watched

The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog
mouseandmole
“Half a Banana” (from The Adventures of Mouse and Mole)

Little Bear’s Sweet Tooth (from the DVD: Feel Better, Little Bear)

Craft

“Soup for One”

The kids had a lot of fun with this one!  The more varietal and colorful the stickers are, the better!

soupcraft

Supplies

snacktimecraft supplies

plates
color circles (for inseam of plate) –this is the soup color
cut outs
stickers
glue sticks

How to make them

1. Glue the circle inside the plate
2. Add cutouts and stickers to “flavor” the soup


Pajama Storytime, Hastings Branch 7/29/13. Ages 3-8.
Infant & Toddler Storytimes, Central Library 7/30/13
Preschool Storytime, Central Library 8/3/13

Jane Gov

Jane is a Youth Services Librarian at Pasadena Central Library. She purchases YA books for the library system and maintains the teen booklist, online resources, and webpages. She oversees Teen & YA programs including Summer Reading, Advisory Board, Zine, book reviewers, Teen Mental Health Initiative, and volunteers. She also coordinates the library's Innovation Lab, STEAM Kits project, and Young Readers League. She also conducts a few kids events and storytimes. Jane is a contributor to VOYA Magazine and a YALSA Board member.  A majority of her free time is spent with her two corgis Tyrion and Gimli. She tweets as @missjanegov.

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