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Hippo Story Time & Craft!

Join Miss Alicia & Fiona for Storytime! We’re reading ‘Fiona Helps a Friend’ by Richard Cowdrey. You can watch videos of the real Fiona on the Cincinnati Zoo Facebook page. Stop in and pick up a craft kit of this cute Hippo with marshmallow teeth!

Hippo Craft!

Supplies:

Template – below

Construction paper

Googly Eyes

Scissors

Glue

Mini Marshmallows

Instructions:

  1. Print the template and cut out the pieces.
  2. Trace the template pieces onto the construction paper and cut out.
  3. Glue the Bottom half of face onto a piece of construction paper
  4. Glue the tongue on.
  5. Glue the Head of the Hippo on, but ONLY put glue on the top half so that his mouth can lift up as shown in the picture.
  6. Glue the Inner ears onto the Outer Ears and then glue onto the Hippo’s head.
  7. Glue Googly Eyes on and the little tiny nostrils.
  8. Now for the fun part! Glue some mini marshmallows on for his teeth! I’m sure that you will have extra for eating 🙂

AND THERE IS YOUR HIPPO!

Send us a picture of your completed Hippo! We’d LOVE to see your creation!

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Story Time with Miss Alicia

Read the super fun book, ‘Grumpy Monkey’ written by Suzanne Lang and illustrated by Max Lang.

Don’t forget to sign up for Summer Reading! You can either download the Beanstack App, which you can find in most App stores. Or go to wheelerpl.beanstack.org and sign up. We have lots of fun activities and prizes so don’t miss out! Check out our Big Foot Scavenger hunt also! It’s a big hit! Take home crafts coming soon!

Please let us know if you have any questions!

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Story Times & Crafts Summer Reading

Story Time with Miss Alicia

Start your summer out right! Read ‘Big Chickens’ with Miss Alicia; written by Leslie Helakoski and illustrated by Henry Cole. Summer Reading starts TODAY!
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Story Time with Miss Alicia

Get ready for summer with Miss Alicia! Read ‘Twas the Night before Summer’ written by Anne Margaret Lewis and illustrated by Wendy Popko!
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Story Time with Miss Alicia

May 18 – Read Bruce’s Big Storm by Ryan T. Higgins with Miss Alicia.
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Our Last Dino-Story Time

Join Miss Alicia for another Dino-Storytime about sharing – Selfish, Selfish Rex by Guy Gilchrist.

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Another Dino-Story Time!

Another Dino story about learning! Read Plateo’s Big Race by Guy Gilchrist with Miss Alicia!

Try out this cute craft that Miss Tamie put together! If you need supplies, please stop at the library for a kit.

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Dino Story Time!

Join us to read ‘Thanks a lot, Triceratot’ by Guy Gilchrist and learn about helping others.
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Celebrate National Library Week with Crafts!

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Story Time!

National Library Week Craft!

Show Your Love for our Library!

Drop off your decorated heart for our wall!

(You can make your own or pick one up at the library!)