• Join us as we read “The Friend Ship,” written by Kat Yeh and illustrated by Chuck Groenink. This magical story follows a lonely hedgehog in her quest to discover the ‘friend ship,’ which she imagines to be a boat full of friends. However, she finds that friendship is more than simply something you can see. How have you discovered friendship in your life? Let us know how you built relationships with your best friends in the comments!



  • Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes


Wemberly is a real worrier. Wemberly worries about everything!  She especially worries about the first day of school and what will happen. This is a great story to read if you are worrying about your first day of school. Everyone has worries, and reading about Wemberly will help you see that your worries might be the ones other kids have about their first day of School. After listening to the story, click on the other link for more Wemberly fun.


  • Time for Kids teamed up with American Girl to bring us this awesome issue about six female athletes! You can learn more about Wilma Rudolph, Simone Biles, Misty Copeland, and other amazing female athletes that have made American history below. After reading this issue, think of some important qualities every athlete must have. Write them down and think about if you know anyone with these qualities. Take it one step further and write a short story about that person the way Time for Kids wrote about these athletes!








  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle:  Learn cool ways to compost at home! Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow. Food scraps and yard waste together currently make up more than 28 percent of what we throw away, and should be composted instead. Making compost keeps these materials out of landfills where they take up space and release methane, a potent greenhouse gas.


  • During this pandemic time we are all sitting way too much throughout the day! Let’s move and get active and “Brush it Off” with this dance break from our H.Y.P.E. Breakin’ It Down series featuring Darryl DMC McDaniels and other top choreographers.