Story Time in the Park: Bubbles and Dragons

Story Time in the Park: Bubbles and Dragons

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It’s almost time for our annual Story Time in the Park program.  We’re going to be changing things up a bit this year and hopefully making the program more appealing to kids of all ages.  Before I share all those details, however, I thought I’d share some photos from one of our story times last year!

Story Time Theme: Dragons

Books We Read

 Not Your Typical Dragon

 When a Dragon Moves In

Craft We Did

In Not Your Typical Dragon, the dragon spews out all kinds of “nontypical” things such as band-aids and bubbles.  We decided to let the kids blow bubbles in the same fashion as the dragon (safer than fire, that’s for sure!)

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We got some of these super neon paints to add some color to the bubbles.

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We searched a few blogs, but couldn’t seem to find a proper ratio of bubbles to paint, but ours ended up being about 1/2 and 1/2 bubbles and paint.  We put this mixture into cups and added some straws.  Of course, you need some intense supervision with this craft and no one under 3 should do it because of the soap inhaling factor.  If kids were young, we encouraged parents to blow the bubbles and have the kids pop them on the paper.

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Blow with Caution!

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Bubble Popping Fun!

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Some bubbles were a little dribbly.

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Here’s one work of art!

Bubble Painting

And a collage of all the bubble fun!

We sent kids home with their own set of bubbles to remember story time!

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Happy Reading!

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