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Storytime from the Playhouse (Updated weekly!)
Posted: July 31, 2020

It’s time for a story! Each week this summer, join us for storytime from Josephine Ford’s kid-sized Playhouse. 
 
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 book and activity.

Week of July 27, 2020
"Over and Under the Pond" by Kate Messner
 

 

After listening to the story, here's a fun activity you can do at home:

 

 
 
 
Week of July 20, 2020
"Be a Maker" by Katey Howes
 
 
Here's a fun activity to go with the book!
 
 
Week of July 13, 2020
"Gaston" by Kelly DiPucchio
 

 To go along with our reading of the story, Miss Emily from Ford House offers you this fun project that you can do at home. Click here to download directions. 
 

Week of July 6, 2020
"A Family is a Family is a Family" by Sara O' Leary
 
 
To go along with our reading of the story, 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
"Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt" by Kate Messner
 
 
 
To go along with our reading of the story, Miss Emily from Ford House offers you this fun project that you can do at home. 
 
 
 
 

 
Week of Jun 22, 2020
"Iggy Peck, Architect" by Andrea Beaty
 
 
To go along with our reading of the story "Iggy Peck, Architect," 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
 
"Raggedy Ann and the Kite" from the book "Raggedy Ann Stories" by Johnny Gruelle
 
 
To go along with our reading of the story "Raggedy Ann and the Kite," 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

"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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