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Read It & Sleep: “Saturday” with Ellen Shaby

Jun 18, 2021

Jump in your PJs, grab a snack and a juice, because it’s time for our monthly READ IT & SLEEP virtual pajama party for the little ones! Ellen Shaby will read the book Oge Mora’s Saturday, discuss the book with the children, and then lead a simple at-home craft activity. This month’s activity making a wish box out of an old tissue box, colored paper and glue.  The kids will write down all of the activities they like to do on Saturdays. All participating children will have a FREE copy of the book mailed to their home after the event!

About the book: In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what’s best about Saturdays: precious time together.

About the reader: Ellen Shaby is a mother of two wonderful adult children and the lucky Grandma of two young ladies one entering her senior year of high school, the other entering her junior year of college. She was an early childhood teacher years ago having taught first grade in the Nassau County public school system then teaching in a nursery school setting when her children were young. As a member of Port Jewish  Center in Port Washington, NY, Ellen created a monthly early childhood program consisting of storytelling, music and arts and craft projects. She also developed a participatory High Holiday Service for children of all ages.

To join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 952 8997 9819
Passcode: 187080

Supported by Connecticut Humanities and the Greater Hartford Arts Council.

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June 18
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Charter Oak Cultural Center
(860) 310-2580
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