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Grab N Go Ideas from the Alabama Public Library Service
Ultimate Summer Reading Program Guide 2021 ALSC-Jonathan Dolce
Stuffed animal adoption
Fun with Dinosaurs & Science from Little Bins Little Hands: Make these dino eggs for pickup or send ingredients to make their own.
No Internet - No Problem - Accessible Programs
Giraffe Science from Preschool Powol Packets Blog.
Process Art using feathers from The Art Garden Blog.
Fantastic Fun and Learning's Pet Fish art project.
From Happy Hooligans: A great activity for all ages--feed our feathered friends!
We still like prizes!
It's Show Time--Programs & Presenters
Book Bundle + Kit Ideas
Animal Identification (scat and/or track)
Animals natural to your state
Professional Books for Inspiration:
Barbour, Ann & Desjean-Perrotta, Blanche (2002); Prop Box Play; Gryphon House, Inc. 0-87659-277-9
Hopkins, Carol Garnett (2013); Artsy Toddler Storytimes: A Year's Worth of Ready-to-Go Programming; ALA, 978-1555707927
MacDonald, Sharon (1999); Idea Bags: Activities to Promote the School-to-Home Connection; McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing; 076820283-3
The Mailbox (2002); It's in the Bag! Take-Home Thematic Units to Promote Literacy; The Education Center Inc.; 1-56234-485-4
Reid, Rob (2015); Animal Shenanigans: Twenty-Four Creative, Interactive Story Programs for Preschoolers; ALA Editions, 978-0-8389-1271-3
Teens & Adults
Sock bunny craft from Crafty Morning.
The easiest pet to take care of from The Best Ideas for Kids.
Hold a virtual pet show or host a pet/animal photography contest.
Repurpose those old books with this Hedgehog craft from DIY & Crafts.
Host a towel, washcloth or napkin animal how-to class.