Share a Story: Houses and Homes Storytime

Did you miss our Houses and Homes Storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions to inspire a storytime you can do at home.

From Storytime

Home by Carson Ellis

A whimsical tribute to the myriad possibilities of home depicts homes in different real-world environments as well as fantastical settings.

HERE IS...

Here is a nest for robin (cup both hands)
Here is a hive for bee (fists together)
Here is a hole for bunny (make a circle)
And here is a house for ME! (make a roof)

In this book you will find where animals live and do not live.

Leap back home to me by Lauren Thompson

A little frog makes increasingly bold leaps out into the world, and then comes back to his mother after each excursion.

More Songs and Stories

A new house for Mouse by Petr Horáček

Mouse finds a nice juicy apple but it's too big to fit inside her tiny home. What can she do? Find a new house, of course! Peep through the die-cut holes and join Mouse on her search.

The house in the night by Susan Marie Swanson

Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore the light that makes a house in the night a home filled with light.

A hermit crab who has outgrown his old shell moves into a new one, which he decorates and enhances with the sea creatures he meets in his travels.

This is our house by Hyewon Yum

Follows a family through seasons and generations as the house to which their immigrant grandparents came is transformed into a home.