February 8, 2018 | Michelle
This week we had a tasty Dessert Storytime! Since we did this theme twice, there are twice as many books to enjoy. Be sure to grab a snack before reading.
Books Read in Storytime
Mr. Panda is making something, and all of his animal friends are interested--but only Penguin is willing to wait to see what it is.
An introduction to ice cream that explores how ice cream is made, what some of the most popular flavors and toppings are, and how to make homemade ice cream in a baggie.
A monster tries to chomp any reader who wants to go past the first page of the book in order to keep his cakes safe.
The reader is invited to count from one to thirteen as a jolly baker makes delectable treats from one mouth-watering eclair to twelve luscious cupcakes, and serves them to invited guests.
Songs we enjoyed during storytime:
Pop Goes the Weasel by Caspar Babypants
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Skinnamarink (from the Six Little Ducks CD)
If You're Happy and You Know It
More Stories to Enjoy
Depicts families, from England to California and from 1710 to 2010, preparing and enjoying the dessert called blackberry fool. Includes a recipe and historical notes.
"On Jack's birthday he makes a wish and gets a super power. Everything he touches turns into a delectable dessert. Jack thinks it will be the best birthday ever, until things start to get sticky"--.
Little Pea hates eating candy for dinner, but his parents will not let him have his spinach dessert until he cleans his plate.
"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to create baked treats and no-bake desserts. Also includes instructions for decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more"--.
Introduces Valentine's Day and provides information about and recipes for holiday-themed foods, including I love you cookies, te amo linguine, and chocolate dipped strawberries.
"In 1843, 14-year old Hanson Gregory left his family home in Rockport, Maine and set sail as a cabin boy on the schooner Achorn, looking for high stakes adventure on the high seas. Little did he know that a boat load of hungry sailors, coupled with his knack for creative problem-solving, would yield one of the world's most prized pastries. At long last, here's the hole truth about the invention of the doughnut!"--.
Mr. Panda has a plate of doughnuts to share, but most of the other animals forget to say "Please.".