Although we can't be together for Story Time at the Blanche Ely House Museum, we are bringing these virtual programs to you through Zoom. Sign Up and we'll email you the Zoom link.
Story Time at BEHM was developed to create an opportunity for even the youngest visitor to build a sense of community, participate in age appropriate learning and creative artmaking-- we read stories, create thematic projects and enjoy a healthy snack together. Story Time at the Blanche Ely House Museum - Virtual aims to build a love of reading and storytelling while celebrating cultural heritage and a sense of community.
Saturday December 3, 2022
Li’l Rabbits Kwanzaa By Donna L. Washington
The story of Li'l Rabbit captures the true meaning of Kwanzaa—coming together to help others. Donna L. Washington's story, with art from Shane W. Evans (Chocolate Me!), provides a fun introduction to the holiday.
Craft: Kinara Placemats
Saturday January 7, 2023
Dragon Dance By Joan Holub
It's Lunar New Year and there are so many fun things to do! Shopping at the outdoor market for fresh flowers, eating New Year's dinner with the whole family, receiving red envelopes from Grandma and Grandpa, and best of all-watching the spectacular Lunar New Year's parade!
Craft: Chinese Dragon Puppet
Saturday February 4, 2023
The Other Side By Jacqueline Woodson
Clover's mom says it isn't safe to cross the fence that segregates their African-American side of town from the white side where Anna lives. But the two girls strike up a friendship, and get around the grown-ups' rules by sitting on top of the fence together.