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A Busy Day For Birds - a signed Storytime

 

 

 

 

Written and illustrated by Lucy Cousins, published by Walker Books and read by Ore Oduba

 

Once you have listened to the story have some more fun with these activity sheets from Walker Books!

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Welcome to Christmas Story Magic online: Aladdin, a Bag Books Story.

 

This multi-sensory story is fun and suitable for everyone but especially brilliant for children with additional needs.

 

 

To take part in this multi-sensory story you may like to gather a few of the following items from around the home to use as props to help bring the story alive and engage with the senses.

 

The items we will be using for this story are:

 

1. A heart-shaped object or picture of a heart
2. Princess mask
3. Throwing star
4. A toy teapot or an empty teapot if safe to use as a magic lamp 
5. Ribbon stick
6. Toy jewels or cheap jewellery
7. Toy ring
8. Bag
9. Paper chains
10. Bubbles

 

If you don’t have an item at home you could swap it for another or even add extra items if you wish.

 

Why not also visit Bag Books to see some of their DIY stories too?

 

Helpful websites Helpful websites

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Booktrust have some fantastic material – from Cressida Cowell reading ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ to ‘Draw along with Ed Vere’. They also have a handy list of authors and illustrators who have things to share online – something to help keep children entertained almost every day of the week!

 

For younger children try the Booktrust Rhymes or listen to a story. Lulu Loves Stories is available to listen to in lots of different languages – have a look to see and there are lots of others too.

 

 

Bag books are also sharing stories online –  follow them on Twitter @bagbooks to see two new stories every week.

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We usually offer at least one Rhyme Time or Toddler Time from each of our 36 libraries every week and many also hold Storytimes, so while library sessions are suspended, we are finding ways to bring rhymes and stories to you at home!

 

Here you can watch our online Rhyme Times, Storytimes or Story Magic sessions.

 

Also, see our Children's Activities page for many more suggestions of stories, rhymes, authors and ways to keep busy and have fun!

 

We will be adding more resources to this page so please keep checking!

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As we’re not able to restart our popular Baby Rhyme Time sessions in our libraries, we are posting online Rhyme Times on our Family Corner Facebook page every Tuesday at 10.30am. Join us for 20 minutes of hand-clapping and knee-jogging action songs and nursery rhymes for preschool children and their families. You can also watch past Rhyme Times on our YouTube channel. Come and join in the fun!

 

     

     

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Welcome to Storytime Online!

 

 

We hope you enjoy this signed reading of A Busy Day For Birds, written and illustrated by Lucy Cousins, read by Ore Oduba and published by Walker Books.

 

 

Once you have listened to the story have some more fun with these activity sheets from Walker Books!

 

 

 


Catch up with previous Storytime Online videos in our YouTube playlist.

 

 

 

 

 

All of these sessions are subtitled. To see the subtitles on the songs on this page click the small box underlined in red at the bottom of the screen which appears once you start playing the video. To see the subtitles on the additional songs on the playlist on YouTube click the cc icon at the bottom of the screen.

 

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Welcome to Christmas Story Magic online!

 

We hope you enjoy our Story Magic Online: Aladdin, a Bag Books Story. These are fun and suitable for everyone but especially brilliant for children with additional needs.


To take part in this multi-sensory story you may like to gather a few of the following items from around the home to use as props to help bring the story alive and engage with the senses.

 

The items we will be using for this story are:

 

1. A heart-shaped object or picture of a heart
 2. Princess mask
 3. Throwing star
 4. A toy teapot or an empty teapot if safe to use as a magic lamp
 5. Ribbon stick
 6. Toy jewels or cheap jewellery
 7. Toy ring
 8. Bag
 9. Paper chains
 10. Bubbles

 

If you don’t have an item at home you could swap it for another or even add extra items if you wish.

 

 

 

Why not also visit Bag Books to see some of their DIY stories too?

 

Catch up with previous Story Magic Online videos in our YouTube playlist.

 

All of these sessions are subtitled. To see the subtitles on the songs on this page click the small box underlined in red at the bottom of the screen which appears once you start playing the video. To see the subtitles on the additional songs on the playlist on YouTube click the cc icon at the bottom of the screen.

 

Full-length Rhyme Time sessions Full-length Rhyme Time sessions

 

Rhyme Time Online Full-Length 1 - 05/01/2021

 

 

Rhyme Time Online Full-Length 2 -12/01/2021

 

 

Rhyme Time Online Full-Length 3 -19/01/2021

 

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