Swamp Stories Week Includes a Marshy Musical Number, a Coiling Snake Craft & Hopping Frogs

Posted on August 16, 2021 at 6:00 am

Page Turner Adventures: Swamp Stories Week Feature

This week on Page Turner Animal Adventures we are making our way through the marshy mud for Swamp Stories.

Slip and slide into our Summer 2021: Reading Colors Your World challenge on Beanstack to view new adventures each weekday! You’ll find them all in the Activity Badges section.

We hope you have a splashing good time with Page Turner, Kenny, and their friends and special guests!

Show Day: Everglades Adventure

Panthers, and Alligators, and Manatees…oh, my! Kenny and Page must travel through the River of Grass to save the Once Upon a Time Machine. Will they make it in time!?

Craft Day: Snake Coils

Snake Coils Craft

Snakes? Why’d it have to be a craft about snakes?

Because they’re adorable and fun to make, that’s why! Create your very own coiling, cute snakes with paper, some paint or markers, glue, and googly eyes.

Author Day: Christina Soontornvat

Author Christina Soontornvat and her book All Thirteen

Christina Soontornvat is an award-winning author, engineer, and STEM educator. We’ll chat about several of her books, including All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team, a 2021 Newbery Honor Book. This is a fantastic book, and the name of the boys’ soccer team is the Wild Boars.

Christina’s many works for children include picture books, the Diary of an Ice Princess chapter book series, and her middle grade fantasy novel, A Wish in the Dark, also a 2021 Newbery Honor Book.

See all of her books and learn more about Christina at her website: soontornvat.com.

Mashup Day: A Big Mouth Frog Story & Origami Jumping Frogs

Page Turner tells the story of the Big Mouth Frog. After, she’ll show you how to make your own jumping frogs using only an index card! How high will yours hop?

Guest Performer: Roger Day

Roger Day: Marsh Mud Madness

Grab your boots for a wonderfully muddy musical number!

Roger Day takes us on a musical journey when he sings an excerpt from his Marsh Mud Madness Show. He’s devoted his life to making sure that future generations sing loud, jump high, and—most importantly—dream big.

Roger is a four-time Parents’ Choice® Gold Award Winner, National Association of Parenting Publications® Gold Award winner, and recipient of the NACA Harry Chapin Award for Contributions to Humanity.

Visit Roger at his website: rogerday.com.


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