A place to share cool science ideas for storytime!

Mitten Science?

Three Little Kittens by Paul Galdone

The Mitten by Jan Brett

There really is mitten science! Find some by going to the links below:




Mittens-Three little kittensthe mitten

Dot by Randi Zuckerberg (Technology)

A Rock is Lively by Dianna Hutts Aston (Geology)

The Beetle Book by Steve Jenkins (Entomology)

Some nice science job lists are at the following sites to help tie-in with the kinds of jobs scientists can have :



dot - techa rock is livelythe beetle book

The Season for Brown

Brown: Seeing Brown All Around Us by Michael Dahl

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr.

Enjoy the brown science activities at the following link: http://www.preschoolexpress.com/theme_station06/nov06_color_brown.shtml

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Remember, if you have a great picture book with a related science activity to share, we would love to publish it on our Science in Storytime Blog. Just go to our Contact page or send us your ideas care of science@lincolnlibraries.org.

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The Hiccupotamus by Aaron Zenz

Hippospotamus by Jeanne Willis

Share some fun facts about hippos from either of the following:

For the opportunity of listening to real hippo sounds, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVdm2xBL6GY.

Collect some images of real hippos for sharing in your storytime. Make sure you get some images of babies!

Hiccupotamus hippospotamus

Dinosaur? No. No more!

Dinosaur Kisses by David Ezra Stein

The Littlest Dinosaur’s Big Adventure by Michael Foreman

Enjoy sorting through these marvelous ideas for some dino-science:




dinosaur kisses  the littlest dinosaur's big adventure

An Apple a Day!

Apple by Nikki McClure

Up, Up, Up! It’s Apple Picking Time by Jodi Fickes Shapiro

Find some ap”peel”ing preschool apple science activities here:




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