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“Have You Filled a Bucket Today?”

“Have You Filled a Bucket Today?”

Enjoy a reading of “Have You Filled a Bucket Today? : A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids” by Carol McCloud. This story encourages positive behaviors by doing good deeds for ourselves and others.

Story Pirates University: Spy Gadget

Story Pirates University: Spy Gadget

Create a cool new spy gadget for your next top secret mission with the help of our Story Pirates friends Sherry and Justin. Use your imagination to create a gadget like no other!

Read Aloud: “Shiver Me Letters”

Read Aloud: “Shiver Me Letters”

Camper Joaquin reads “Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC” by June Sobel and illustrated by Henry Cole. Go on an adventure with pirates to find all the letters of the alphabet in this clip from WUCF.

Read Aloud: “The Invisible String”

Read Aloud: “The Invisible String”

Camper Clara reads “The Invisible String” by Patrice Karst. It is important to remember that even though you may not be able to physically see something, it does not mean it isn’t there.

Story Pirates University: Secret Hideout

Story Pirates University: Secret Hideout

Create a secret hideout with help from Sherry and Kimia in this clip from Story Pirates. Sherry and Kimia design a perfect secret hideout for Business Crab by asking questions about who the hideout is for and where the hideout is hiding. Business Crab’s hideout may be great for Business Crab, but what kind of hideout does your character need?

Story Pirates University: Suspense

Story Pirates University: Suspense

Sherry and Justin from Story Pirates show you how to keep a reader on the edge of their seat in this clip about suspense. They explain all the steps to make a story where the reader has to know what happens next and share their own mysterious and exciting examples.

Read Aloud: “Splashdance”

Read Aloud: “Splashdance”

Camper Scarlett reads “Splashdance” by Liz Starin in this clip from WPBS. Ursula wants to compete in the water ballet championship, but when the lifeguard tells her that bears like Ursula can’t go in the pool anymore, Ursula has to find another way to compete. See how Ursula makes a splash in this sweet and colorful book!

Read Aloud: “I Am Love: A Book of Compassion”

Read Aloud: “I Am Love: A Book of Compassion”

Robbie reads “I am Love, a Book of Compassion” by Susan Verde and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds in this clip from Rhode Island PBS. Learn about all the forms that love takes in this sweet story.

Read Aloud: “Night at the Fair”

Read Aloud: “Night at the Fair”

Camper Josie reads “Night at the Fair” by Donald Crews in this clip from Prairie Public Broadcasting. Explore the food, games, and rides of the carnival!