Cooke County Library

In our children’s class today Kim and Lydia shared books about manners. We learned what happens when you mix the primary colors. The we each got one paint color to share with our friends so we could create colorful artwork.

In observance of elephant appreciation day, we learned about elephants this morning. We made elephant toothpaste with hydrogen peroxide, soap, yeast and water. It was awesome! Then we made floppy elephant hats. Thank you Lydia for reading today!

Ahoy, landlubbers! We learned how to talk like a pirate today with Captain Kim. We used a treasure map to find the hidden treasure. Along the way we read about pirates, made a pirate hook, learned the pirate ABC’S and learned that some objects sink while others float. Happy talk like a pirate day lads and lassies!

This morning our children’s class learned about monkeys! They practiced counting monkeys and sang about monkeys jumping on the bed. Then they drew silly monkey faces.

In observance of grandparent’s day, we held a children’s class on Tuesday, 9/9/14. The leach family visited and brought their Grandma Stanley to read to us. Since grandma’s often bake apple pies we ate spiral apples for a treat.

ABCDEFG….We had an alphabet party at our children’s class today. We sang the ABC’s and made an alphabet tree.

We learned about nutrition at our children’s class today. Jen and Heather from Outreach Health Services read about fruits and vegetables. Then we guessed what fruit was in the mystery boxes

Local children’s author, Jennifer Rodgers shared her book, Super Cooper today. We learned about safety atthe park and the beach. We made dog puppets to take home.

Our children’s class had a special visitor today! Pat Crawford brought her therapy dog, Turbo. Turbo listened to stories with us. We sang to him and colored a picture of our dream dog.

Yesterday, 8/5/14, we had a children’s class on fish and pond life. Ms. Jennifer read about what lives in and around a pond. We went fishing and got to hold real cat-tails. Thank you to Miss Sadhvika for planning our fish craft. It was fun!

Hop, hop, hop! Thank you Miss Sadhvika for joining us today. We loved getting to pet real bunny rabbits. We read and made our own bunny craft to take home.

We celebrated Batman Day today in honor of his 75th anniversary. Ms. Irma and Ms. Kim read Batman books and taught us a few superhero moves. We played a Batman game and colored a picture of him. Thanks to DC Comics for our special event kits which included a poster, mask, bookmark and pins! #batmanday #batman #batman75th #dccomics #dcentertainment #storyhour #superhero

Today the younger kids learned about measurement while talking about animals and how big or small they are. They measured an elephant footprint, measured each other and sang and danced about animals. Then they colored a giraffe and gave it spots. The older kids talked about space with Ms. Jennifer. They talked about planets, constellations, NASA, and they even got to wear a space helmet!

Marshall Mitchell performed Cowboy Music for Kids today at NCTC’s Little Theater. We sang and danced to his guitar. We also learned the meaning of respect, responsibility, honesty, integrity, and courage.

Oh what fun we had today! The younger kids learned their colors with Ms. Jill Linnell. They also sang, danced, and colored. The older kids topic was robots with Ms. Kim. They talked about different types of robots around us. Then they built their own robots.