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Storytime from the Playhouse (New updates monthly!)
Posted: August 4, 2020

It’s time for a story! Each week this summer, join us for storytime from Josephine Ford’s kid-sized Playhouse on Facebook Live and visit this page to find an activity to go with it. 
 
Every Monday, we will post a new story, plus instructions for a related craft you can make at home. Check back each week for another fun activity.

 
Week of July 27, 2020
Here's a fun activity you can do at home, inspired by the book "Over and Under the Pond" by Kate Messner. You can download directions here!
 
 

 
 
Week of July 20, 2020
Here's a fun activity to go with the book "Be a Maker" by Katey Howes. You can download the instructions here. 
 
 

 
 
Week of July 13, 2020
Miss Emily from Ford House offers you this fun project that you can do at home, inspired by the book "Gaston" by Kelly DiPucchioClick here to download directions. 
 


 
 
Week of July 6, 2020
To go along with the story "A Family is a Family is a Family" by Sara O'Leary, Miss Emily from Ford House offers you this fun project that you can do at home. Click here to download directions. 
 
 

 
Week of June 29, 2020
To go along with the story "Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt" by Kate Messner, Miss Emily from Ford House offers you this fun project that you can do at home. You can download directions for the activity here.
 
 
 

 
 
Week of Jun 22, 2020
To go along with the story "Iggy Peck, Architect" by Andrea Beaty, Miss Emily from Ford House offers you this building project that you can do at home. Click here to download the instructions, and happy building!
 
 

 
 
Week of June 14, 2020
 
To go along with the story "Raggedy Ann and the Kite" from the book "Raggedy Ann Stories" by Johnny Gruelle, Miss Emily from Ford House offers you this kite building project to make at home. Download instructions here. Happy kite flying! 
 

 


 

Week of June 8, 2020

Inspired by the book "Bird Builds a Nest" by Martin Jenkins. Now, make your own birds nest here, using items you probably have around your house! View, download and print out the instructions here.

 

 

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