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April Fools Fun!
Hi! Ms. Julie here, did you know that in 2002 NASA posted a picture of proof that the moon was made of cheese, it also included an expiration date! It was posted on April 1, for an APRIL FOOLS DAY prank!
No one really knows how April fool’s Day started. Did it have to do with when centuries ago the calendar changed from celebrating New Years on April 1st to January 1st, and those still celebrating on April 1st were considered fools? Or maybe it has to do with the time of year when nature fools us with her temperamental weather? We may never know, but we do know it’s become a fun tradition.
If you are interested in some great jokes, riddles or pranks. Here are some of the selections available in the nonfiction section of our library.
Roald Dahls’ Guide to Mischief AND MAYHEM, by Kay Woodward
Offers step-by-step instructions for pranks and tricks, along with jokes, quizzes, and excerpts from such Roald Dahl classics as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “The Witches.”
The Kid’s Guide to Pranks, Tricks, and Practical Jokes, by Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt
Provides instructions for pulling a variety of harmless pranks, tricks and practical jokes.
Gross Pranks by Karen M. Leet
If you love to pull pranks, check out some fun and disgusting ways to prank your friends and family!
Kids’ Silliest Riddles, by Jacqueline Horsfall
Check out this book of riddles with fun titles like Picnic Pranks, Sym-phony and Garden Goofies.
Remember if you want to prank someone on April fool’s Day, make sure that is good spirted and fun for EVERYONE.
Pajama Story time!
Hello! My name is Ms. Robin. I would like to cordially invite you to our new family story time called Pajama story time! Children of all ages and their families are welcome to join us for themed stories, songs, rhymes, a craft and a little snack. Children may wear their pajamas and get cozy while we enjoy some family oriented fun!
Pajama story time begins on March 11 and will continue every Monday evening at 6:30.
No registration required
Here are a few of my favorite pajama themed picture books that you might also enjoy.
- Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney
It’s bedtime and Baby Llama starts to worry as soon as his Mama leaves the room. His whimpers turn to hollers and before long it’s an all-out llama drama
- Pancakes in Pajamas by Frank Asch
What better way for Baby Bear, Momma Bear, and Poppa Bear to spend the day together than wearing their pajamas and eating pancakes? But it’s not just pancakes for breakfast! Once they finish eating, reading, playing board games, and napping, the three pajama-wearing bears decide to go to the park, ride bikes, and have a pancake dinner! The silliness continues when the Bears host a pancake and pajama party for the whole town.
- Piggies in Pajamas by Michelle Meadows
After Mama has put her kids to bed, she settles in to make some phone calls. But she keeps hearing things from upstairs. Could her little piggies be jumping on the bed or playing dress-up instead of sleeping? But every time Mama goes up to check on them, they are all tucked in…until the noises begin again!
I look forward to seeing you at storytime!