February 2013 KIDSHEET
Polar Bear Day is February 27th
Gather all types of information www.polarbearsinternation.org ! You can find out about this bear’s size, what they eat, how many babies they have, where they live, how many bears still exist, and much more.
Check out these books about polar bears to get even more information.
In the non-fiction, you’ll find all these titles at J599.786:
Polar Bear Alert by Debora Pearson
Polar Bears: In Danger by Roberta Edwards
Polar Bears by Mary King Hoff
Polar Bears and the Arctic by Mary Pope Osborne
Polar Bears by Rachael Hanel
The Polar Bear Scientists by Peter Lourie
Knut: How One Little Polar Bear Captivated the World
Try these Early Books:
Little Polar Bear Finds a Friend by Hans de Beer
The Polar Bears’ Home by Lara Bergen
The Snow Bear by Miriam Moss
The Secret of the North Pole by Arcadio Lobato
“I Remember!” Cried Grandma Pinky by Jan Wahl
Little Polar Bear Lars and the Little Tiger (in children's area)
Go Diego Go!: Diego’s Arctic Rescue (in children's area)
Arctic Tale (in adult area)
Try a Polar Bear Circle Craft
Cut out two large white circles.
Glue the large circles one on top of the other, like a snowman.
Use a black marker to make a smile under the nose.
Programs in January
Join us at Story Time for preschoolers every Monday and Tuesday in the Story Corner
Mondays at 11:15 a.m. with Miss Linda
What do you do after school? Choose something special!
After School Specials
February 1st 2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Limited to the first 20 kids that sign up: snacks, crafts, fun!
Upcoming dates for the specials:
Mother Goose & Me
Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers can explore rhymes, music, fun, learning, and more with Mother Goose
Visit with her on Thursday mornings at 9:15 am
(After you've dropped off your preschooler or elementary-aged child, bring in your toddlers and infants!)
February 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th
Chinese New Year February 10th
Year of the Snake
Snake: Rich in wisdom and charm, you are romantic and deep thinking and your intuition guides you strongly. Avoid procrastination and your stingy attitude towards money. Keep your sense of humor about life. The Snake would be most content as a teacher, philosopher, writer, psychiatrist and fortune teller. (Also those born in 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001)
CRAFT IDEA: Heart in My Hand Card
You will need:
Pieces of construction paper or gift wrap (at least 2 different colors)
You will do: