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Storytime at Home: Colors

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You've been dubbed an honorary children's librarian! Here's everything you need to host your own storytime at home for ages birth to five. Feel free to send us any cute pics or videos at

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Storytime at Home: Colors



The book for today is Wow! Said the Owl by Tim Hopgood. Read and sign (that's right sign, not sign - we'll be using sign language today to practice our pre-writing skills) on the Library's YouTube channel with Ms. Tracy! 

 Video with Ms. Tracy reading Wow! Said the Owl by Tim Hopgood



Practice your colors and sing the Owl Color Song with Ms. Susan!

Video with Ms. Susan singing the Owl Colors Song



Sing another song about colors!


Rainbow Colors

(Tune: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star)

First comes red and orange too

Shiny yellow, green, and blue

Purple ends the pretty rays

Only seen on rainy days

First comes red and orange too

Shiny yellow, green, and blue



Color Scavenger Hunt

When owl stayed awake during the day he saw a whole world of colors!

What colors can you find in your world? Go on a color hunt around your home or outside.

Talk about the different things you see and practice naming the different colors.

Can you find something pink, yellow, white, blue, green, red, orange, or grey?

What other colors can you find?


Colorful Drawing!

Owl saw a yellow sun, blue sky, green leaves, orange flowers and much more!

Do you have crayons or markers that match the colors from our story?

Use them to draw or color some of the things owl saw.

If you have paint you can use paint brushes, Q-tips, or even your fingers to paint.

Encouraging your child to scribble, draw, and paint will increase their fine motor skills.



Read more books about colors using Hoopla Digital, free from the library with your library card---all books are no-lines, no-waiting!




Monday, March 30, 2020

Jacksonville Public Library