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  • Make Your Own Candy Science Experiments!

    Make Your Own Candy Science Experiments!

    Likely the most important development in the area of science remains the ability to make everyone’s favorite snack: candy. In this post, you will learn about three different types of candy that you can make from the comfort of your kitchen. Just be careful. These experiments will involve heating up sugar to very hot temperatures,…

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  • Preschool Fun: Art!

    Preschool Fun: Art!

    Let’s read, sing, and make some art! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We’ll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.   TALKING: Do you like to draw? What do you like to draw?  Do you like to paint? What do you like to…

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  • Preschool Fun: Gardening!

    Preschool Fun: Gardening!

    This week, in part of our celebration of the book Lab Girl, we’re going to learn flowers and gardening!  So, get out your shovel, and let’s dig in! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We’ll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.   TALKING:…

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  • Preschool Fun: Airplanes!

    Preschool Fun: Airplanes!

    In honor of Women’s History Month, each Preschool Fun blog post this month will tie in with a famous woman! Today we’ll learn about Bessie Coleman and Amelia Earhart. These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We’ll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.  …

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    Preschool Fun: Monkeys and Jane Goodall!

    In honor of Women’s History Month, each preschool fun blog post this month will tie in with a famous woman! Today we’ll start with Jane Goodall. These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We’ll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.   TALKING: Do you…

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  • Preschool Fun: Bears!

    Preschool Fun: Bears!

    I’m so excited I can bear-ly take it! For today’s theme is … bears! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We’ll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.   TALKING: What does a bear sound like?  What color are bears?   What do bears…

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  • Preschool Fun: Love!

    Preschool Fun: Love!

    You know who I love? All of you! Let’s celebrate LOVE this week! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We’ll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.   TALKING:     Who do you love? What do you love to do? Where do you…

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    Preschool Fun: Snow!

    It rarely snows in Florida, but that doesn’t mean we can’t pretend! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We’ll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.    TALKING: What is snow? Where does it come from? What color is it?   READING: Read any…

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  • Preschool Fun: Snowmen!

    Preschool Fun: Snowmen!

    Do you want to build a snowman? I do! Let’s go have some fun! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We’ll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.   TALKING: What color are snowmen? What are they made from? What is on their heads?…

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  • Preschool Fun: Turkey!

    Preschool Fun: Turkey!

    This we’re going to gobble, gobble, gobble, and wobble, wobble, wobble as we talk turkey! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We’ll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.   TALKING: What does a turkey say? What color is a turkey? What’s on a…

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Orange County Library System will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. The library system will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28. View a complete list of holiday closures >