Children's programs and activities—now at home!
We miss seeing all of our friends at story times and clubs, so we are bringing the library to you! Check back every week for new videos to share with your kids.
Sing along with your favorite Rhyme Time songs and listen to Miss Becca read Flower Garden in this week's video!
Sing along with Miss Becca to the familiar Toddler Time songs and listen to Fish Had a Wish in this week's video!
Join Miss Becca for Story Time songs and rhymes about crocodiles in this week's video! The songs are perfect for this week's story, Solomon Crocodile.
Make a color explosion! All you need is a cookie sheet or flat tray, whole milk, food coloring, liquid dish soap. Miss Danette gives you all the details in this week's STEM challenge video. With your parent's permission, post a photo of your color explosion and tag us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using @JSimpsonLibrary or use #SimpsonLibrary.
Build a tic-tac-toe board in this week's LEGO and Block Party challenge. With your parent's permission, post a photo of your creations and tag us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using @JSimpsonLibrary or #SimpsonLibrary.
Visit our YouTube channel, simpsonlibrarian, to see all of our videos!
Celebrate Earth Day!
Earth Day is April 22, and we've collected all sorts of fun websites, books, art projects, experiments, games, and even jokes to make the day a special one!
- Books for your budding environmentalist: They're all available digitally through TumbleBooks, BookFlix, and OverDrive/Libby
- STEM activities: Try any of these eight hands-on projects that use household items to teach kids about the environment
- Do a scavenger hunt! Walk around your neighborhood and try to find all of the items on the list.
- Earth Day Minute-to-Win-It: The whole family will have fun doing these hilarious one-minute challenges!
- Earth Day jokes: How does a tree get on the internet? It logs in! You and your kids will get a kick out of these punny jokes.
- Recycled garden art: Upcycle your trash with these pretty crafts for the garden.
- Earth Day coloring page: Color in this page for a fun decoration.
Curated Links of Children's Activities
Here's a list of library resources and activities from other trusted online sources to keep you and your children entertained and learning!