Reading Makes Every Day An Adventure
We’re excited to be partnering with Page Turner Adventures to offer our library patrons an interactive story experience for children grades K-3! Kids can follow along to virtually participate in comedy shows, read animated stories, create crafts, and mix up some cool recipes.
Click on the links to watch the videos.
Ready to laugh your way to happily ever after?! This week, Page Turner Adventures is bringing a fairytale book to life with their Once Upon a Time Machine. But come prepared, Storyologists, they will need your help to break the spell placed on Sleeping Beauty! Are you up for the challenge? Great! Click here to watch the show.
What kind of house would you design if you lived in Storyville? How about a gingerbread house made from candy? No candy handy? No problem! Today, Page Turner is showing us how to make our own gingerbread house from a paper lunch sack and craft foam. Click here to join in on the fun.
We’ve got another EGGcellent project today from Page Turner Adventures! Learn how to make our version of a pysanky egg. It’s tons of fun and that’s no yoke! Watch the video here.
Fairytale quests require lots of energy, so be sure to stock up on snacks with this video featuring a Page Turner making Little Red Riding Hood’s No-Bake Cookies, and just like the Big Bad Wolf, make sure you bring your appetite! Watch the video here.
Let’s get your imagination going! It’s time to create your own Fractured Fairytale with this fun Fairytale Mad Libs Game. Page and Kenny will give you the ideas, and you fill in the blanks! Check out the video here.
Snakes? Why’d it have to be books about snakes? In this Indiana Jones-style show, Kenny goes in search of the Magical Purple Wish Lion in the hopes of finding the BEGINNING, MIDDLE, and END to his very own story. (Cue the Indiana Jones theme music.) Click here to watch the show.
If you’re adventuring in the jungle, you’re going to need binoculars. Page Turner Adventures teaches us how to make these SPEC-tacular binoculars from two toilet paper tubes. Click here to join in on the fun.
If you don’t find the Purple Wish Lion during our adventure, you’re just going to have to make your own from two paper plates! This way you can create a beginning, middle, and end of your own story! Watch the video here.
Our quest begins and ends on the stage of an old theater, so it’s time to get silly with some wacky theater terms while moving our bodies all around. Join Page Turner and Kenny for this fun game.
Have you washed your clothes lately? Well you might want to go do a load because we are going to need the empty laundry detergent bottle for this craft! We will travel to Easter Island where we’ll make megaliths from laundry detergent bottles and masking tape. Don’t know what megaliths are? Click here to find out more.
Who makes the best pizza in the town of Mozzarella…Vincent Van Dough or Leonardo Da Munchi? “Crust” us, you will want to watch THE GREAT PIZZA CONTEST Storybook Adventure to find out. Don’t be a weir-dough and click here to watch the show.
Excuse us, but we MUSTACHE you a question: Want to look like an authentic pizza guy? Click the link below to create a mustache to look the part! And once you have finished, you will have your costume and then you can work on your “delivery” by acting out the Reader’s Theater Script of the Story. Click here to join in on the fun.
Now it’s time to make some pizza! We won’t get cheesy here, the ingredients in our first recipe are construction paper and glue for our Paper Plate Pizza Craft. Watch the video here.
Ready to actually cook? Great, let’s have a slice of fun! Grab an adult and learn how to make your own tortilla pizzas. Here’s what you “knead” to know.
Pizzas don’t always have to be made from dough and cheese! Time for a sweet treat! We guarantee no matter how you slice it, you are going to love this yummy fruit pizza. Click here to get “cookin’”.
AHOY – can it be?!?! Yes it is! It’s Capitan Book and the Book-A-Neers! They have traveled the world in their great ship, The Last Word, plundering stacks and raiding shelves, stealing books from libraries in all four corners of the earth. Then one day, Capitan Book chooses the wrong book as his loot and, shiver me timbers, the ol’ scallywag becomes cursed to roam the world with a book attached to his hand! He and his crew are doomed to listen to the same story over and over again UNTIL he returns his treasure of stolen books! All Hand Ho, Buckos! Don’t miss this epic tale of book-filled bounty!! Click here to watch the show.
You can’t sail the high seas without a map! Join Page Turner Adventures today to learn how to make your own pirate map made from a paper lunch sack. You arggghh-n’t going to want to miss this! Click here to join in on the fun.
Avast me hearties!! What’s that over yonder? Oh…wait, you can’t see it? Blimey! Well maybe today’s craft will help! We are making Pirate Spyglasses with Page Turner Adventures to help you see treasures and deserted islands on the horizon! All hands on deck! Don’t miss out! Watch the video here.
Even landlubbers need a place to keep their pencils and light to read their maps. You can do both with these nautical themed pencil cups and candle holders made from recycled jars and fruit netting. Join Page Turner to learn how to create this cool craft.
It’s time to raise the masts and set sail in your own ship made from a Styrofoam bowl, straw, and balloon (the rubber ducky is optional!). Check out the video here for a swashbuckling good time.