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Make Your Own At-Home Storytime Kit: Egg Shakers

Written by published on Tue, 06/30/2015 - 2:46pm

Egg shakers are always a hit in storytime and at Sing-a-Story programs at Miller Park Library.  While you can buy egg shakers to use at home, you can also make your own out of various materials.  We made ours out of plastic eggs, beans, and plastic tape!  

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Recommended Books

  • Every member of the Frazzle family is a mess, remembering to wear their winter coats in the summer and to apply their sunscreen in the winter.  Aunt Rosemary comes to help organize the frazzled Frazzle family, but with little success.  One day Annie Frazzle has an idea that helps everyone, including Aunt Rosemary!  A fun, family adventure for ages 4 and up. 

  • You Were the First by Patricia MacLachlan, celebrates all of the stages of the firstborn baby in a family.  There may be other children in the family later, but there is always a first one to teach the parents how to be parents.  This will make parents and children of all family sizes smile and remember all of the good first times they each experienced. A beautiful mixture of words and illustrations for all ages. 

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