Friday, February 26 | 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM CST (3:30 PM – 4:00 PM EST)
Duration: 30 min
Program Description: Storytime will focus on books that have an environmental message. The books will cover many subjects from waste and recycling, animal habitats, gardening, environmental activists, oceans and marine life, renewable energy, and guide children in taking simple steps to preserve our planet. Children will be transported inside the book, with colorful graphics led by Ms. A, and her faithful reading companion, Penny the Panda.
Episode Description: This is the true story of how one young boy dedicated his life to creating and cultivating an expansive forest that continues to grow to this day. Jadav Payeng’s inspirational story shows how one person’s contributions can make a difference in helping to save our environment. Be transported inside this beautifully illustrated book, as Ms. A, our Storytime host, entertains our youngest earthlings along side her faithful reading companion Penny the Panda.
Duration: 15 min
Episode Description: This episode features “Who will Plant a Tree” by Jerry Pollotta and We Planted a Tree, written by Diane Muldrow explore all the unique ways trees find a home. From creatures great and small, to boys and girls around the world, all participate in nature’s cyclical dance in the planting of a tree.
Episode Description: Luke, a wise, confident and caring young boy learns he has a big impact on the world around him. Using his helpful phrase, “Not for me, please!” he shares examples on how we can choose to act green. During this reading, interesting facts, definitions and statistics reinforce all the green choices Luke continues to make. Fun and playful this episode encourages children to consider the impact on marine life, recycling, and over consumption.
Book: Not for Me Please! I choose to Act Green.
Author: Maria Godsey
Illustrator: Christoph J Kellner
Publisher: Maria and Joseph Godsey
Thank you for your shared commitment to storytelling, and sustainability. The power of books can connect us all. To enjoy the titles read aloud during this episode of Story Time Planet! Please visit the website to purchase your own copy.