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BLAST Current Programs
January February 2005

Animal Tales: Furry Folktale Fun

In this program we will be sharing animal folktales from a variety of countries and cultures. Students will be given the opportunity to experiment with puppets in the story telling. This unique experience will also be paired with an activity centered on easy puppet making; students will be making their very OWN puppets to act out the story!
Recommended for grades K-2.

Resources for K-2

Books, Non-Fiction
Farm Animals, by Katie Daynes
My Goats, by Heather Miller
Life on a Goat Farm, by Judy Wolfman
On a Farm, by Cindy Chapman
Books, Fiction
The Little Red Hen, by Barry Downard
The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza, Retold by Philemon Sturges
Three Billy Goats Gruff, Retold by Mary Finch
The Three Cool Kids, by Rebecca Emberley

Fantastic Fractured Fairytales

So what really happened? This is the major question we will be investigating with students as we share many popular fairytales, and those with a new twist! Students will also have the opportunity to write and illustrate their very OWN fractured fairytale.
Recommended for grades 3-5.

Resources for 3-5

Books, Non-Fiction
Watch Me Grow: Frog, by Lisa Magloff
Wolves, by Seymour Simon
Eyewitness: Medieval Life, by Andrew Langley
Scary Creatures: Wolves, by Penny Clarke
Animal Predators: Wolves, by Sandra Markle
Books, Fiction
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, by Jon Scieszka
The Three Little Pigs, by Barry Moser
The Frog Prince Continued, by Job Scieszka
The Frog Prince, Retold by Sindy McKay

What's at the Public Library?

This program covers the resources available in the public library -from CDs to videos- and introduces the different kinds of books. Students will have the opportunity to register for a library card. Arrangement of a local public library tour is also available.
Recommended for grades K-5.

Resources for K-5

Examples of all materials found in a library.

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