Buster the Dog Recites a Poem

April 4, 2020 by

Beloved Rockland Therapy Dog Buster has been keeping busy while at home. Check out this video of Buster reciting one of his favorite poems—Judith Viorst’s “Mother Doesn’t Want a Dog.” Thanks, Buster!

Magnetic Poetry

April 3, 2020 by
English 102 Lecture
In honor of April being National Poetry month, magnetic poetry offers a free online version. Usually found on refrigerators, click here for a fun online activity.

Daily WildCare videos for kids

April 3, 2020 by

Terwilliger Nature Foundation in California posts daily nature and animal videos featuring species that reside at their Education Center.

Examining a songbird. Photo by Alison Hermance

Elizabeth Terwilliger is an educator whose WildCare Nature Hospital and grounds normally serve the public as a refuge and educational center in California. Their daily wildlife videos highlight animals they care for in their Wildlife hospital. You can sign up to receive the daily videos in your inbox or visit the web site to watch. Falcons, opossums, kestrals, hawks, owls and turtles are treated at the WildLife Hospital if injured or orphaned. Click here to begin watching.

TNEC - Terwilliger Nature Education Center

“My First Book Club” from Candlewick

April 3, 2020 by

Children in grades K–3 are invited to join Candlewick’s book club for early readers on April 9 at 3:00 PM. Bunnicula author James Howe will read from his early-reader series Houndsley & Catina, and Kate Messner will read from her series Fergus & Zeke. Click here to learn more about this one-hour book club.

Pop-Up Print

April 3, 2020 by

Communicating with neighbors has been as important as ever these past few weeks. With children separated from one another by six feet, chalk messages have proliferated. My favorite so far was the somewhat urgent, “How is your cat??” On the patch of street in front of my house, we like to leave a hopscotch on a sunny day. What pop-up print have you spotted?

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