Preschool Traveling Story Time

What have the kids been doing during the Traveling Story Time?  This page will provide information about the book and activities that were brought, as well as related materials and activities for additional play, learning, and exploration.



In April, Miss Rebecca will read The Rainy Day by Anna Milbourne and Sarah Gill.  For our craft, we'll be making and decorating small umbrellas.


Additional Library Resources


What's the Weather?  It's Rainy! by Alex Appleby

Puddle Pug by Kim Norman

Let It Rain by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

Lizzy and the Cloud by The Fan Brothers

How Do You Make a Rainbow? by Carline Crowe


Other Extension Opportunities

The New Rain Cloud in a Jar Experiment

Rain Cloud Gravity Painting

DIY Rain Stick Craft

Weather Activities



In March, Miss Rebecca will share The Windy Day by Anna Milbourne and Elena Temporin.  For a craft, we'll be decorating small kites.


Additional Library Resources


Curious George Flies a Kite by Margret Rey

It's Windy! by Alex Appleby

The Wind Plays Tricks by Virginia Howard

Windy by Tessa Kenan

Winnie the Pooh and the Windy Day


Other Extension Opportunities

10 Mind-Blowing Wind Activities for Preschoolers

Easy Breezy Windy Art: A STEAM Activity for Kids

Wind Experiment (Preschool STEM)

Flying a Kite: Hands-on Science & Books for Kids

13 Delightful Kite Crafts for Preschoolers



In February, Miss Rebecca will be sharing the book Dog's Colorful Day by Emma Dodd.  For a craft, we'll be making colorful dogs.


Additional Library Resources


May I Pet Your Dog? by Stephanie Calmenson

Dozens of Dachsunds: A Counting, Woofing, Wagging Book by Stephanie Calmenson

Dogs on the Bed by Elizabeth Bluemle

This Book Just Ate My Dog! by Richard Byrne

No! by Marta Altes


Butterfly Color Match

Turkey Lurkey Color Match

Scarecrow Colors

Mr. Green Jeans


Other Extension Opportunities

Dog's Colorful Bones Matching

Make Your Own Paper Slinky Dog

Color Race Game

20 Color Learning Activities

Dog-themed Busy Box



In January, we'll read the book Knitty Kitty, and decorate a mitten.


Additional Library Resources


Bathe the Cat by Alice B. McGinty

Pretty Kitty by Karen Beaumont

The Mitten adapted by Jan Brett

Boot & Shoe by Marla Frazee


Mitten Match


Other Extension Opportunities

French Knitting (spool knitting)

35+ Yarn Crafts for Kids

Weaving on Drinking Straws

Woven Bowl from a Paper Plate

Finger Knitting Snakes



We are going to explore monsters in November.  Miss Rebecca will read Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, and everyone will make silly shape monsters!

Additional Library Resources


How I Met My Monster by Amanda Noll

Love Monster by Rachel Bright

Lacey Walker, Monster Talker by Christianne Jones


Monster Munchies

Monster Madness!

Falling for Shapes



In October we are focusing on pumpkins.  Miss Rebecca will read We're Going on a Pumpkin Hunt by Goldie Hawk, and everyone will create a small pumpkin patch!

Additional Library Resources


Pete the Cat in Five Little Pumpkins by James Dean

Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan by Rob Scotton


Pumpkin Patch Match

Pumpkin Uppercase Letters


Other Extension Opportunities


Pumpkin Counting

Pumpkin Soup

Puffy Paint Pumpkins

Paper Plate Pumpkin Wreath

Multiple Pumpkin Activities



During this month, Miss Rebecca shared Ten Apples Up On Top! by Dr. Seuss.  Everyone made piles of apples with ink and their thumbprints.



Additional Wilton Library Resources


Apples in Fall by Mari Schuh

From Apple Trees to Cider, Please! by Felicia Sanzari Chernesky

Caillou Goes Apple Picking by Danielle Patenaude


Apple-licious Alphabet

Apple Uppercase Lettering

Teddy Bear Uppercase Letters


Other Extension Opportunities


Stacking Apples Game

Apple Pie Paper Plate Craft

Happy Birthday, Johnny Appleseed

Who Took Apples

Build an Apple Tree

Apple Star Story