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 Imagine Your Story Activities

You can find all of our 2020 Summer Reading activities archived here!

If your kids had fun doing any of these, they can send pictures of their results to kids@lcplin.org and we'll share it with our other readers!

We'd also love to hear what they think if the books they've been reading, so feel free to send book reviews as well.

See what kids have shared so far

Imagine Your Story Activities

Give these fun activities a try! If you make something awesome, send a picture to kids@lcplin.org - we'd love to see it!

Crafts and activities playlist: 

(Click the menu in the upper right corner of the video to see more videos!)

Nursery Rhyme Quiz: How well do you know your rhymes?

Printables:

Pirate Treasure Hunt (PDF)

Storytime to Go: Dragons (PDF)

Story Building Map (PDF)

Match the Fairy Tale Pictures! (PDF)

Fairy Tale Scavenger Hunt (PDF)

Name That Fairy Tale (PDF)

Imagine Your Story Movie Suggestions (Includes pixie dust popcorn recipe!) (PDF)

Dress Up Challenge (PDF)

Roll Your Own Fairy Tale (PDF)

Imagine Your Story Recipes (PDF)

Reading Nook Challenge (PDF)

Design Your Own Coat of Arms (PDF)

Fairy Tale Find-It (PDF)

Mermaid Treasure Hunt (PDF)

Decorate a Gingerbread Person (PDF)

Create a Fairy Tale Inspired Recipe (PDF)

Special Events
Thu, Sep 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Join a ranger in Crystal Cove State Park in California, and learn about tidal pools as she explores one live! You must have an email address to register.

Fri, Sep 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Talk to a ranger who works in the beautiful Grand Canyon National Park! To register, you must have an email address.

Tue, Sep 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Did you know there's a herd of bison not far from Lake County? We'll visit them with the Nature Conservancy in this program! You must have an email address to attend.

Thu, Oct 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Join us to learn more about the animals that live in the Great Smoky Mountains - including bears! To register, you must have an email address.
Registration opens Thursday, September 24 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Talk to a ranger who takes care of the biggest trees in the world! We're visiting Calaveras Big Trees Park in California! To register, you must have an email address. 
Registration opens Tuesday, September 22 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Join us as we visit the Cesar Chavez National Memorial to learn more about this labor leader and his life's work. Hispanic Heritage Month runs Sept. 15 - Oct. 15. You need an email address to attend.
Registration opens Tuesday, September 29 2020 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Your school day might be weird right now. Imagine what it was like for pioneer children in 1872! The Homestead National Monument will take us on a tour through time. You need an email to register.
Registration opens Wednesday, September 30 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Come with us and visit a national monument dedicated to the dinosaur fossils found there! A Dinosaur National Monument ranger will show us some fossils! You need an email address to attend.
Registration opens Tuesday, September 29 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
How do scientists create ice cream flavors? And how do pints go from milk to your freezer? Join us as we talk to the Master Concoctioners of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream! You need an email to register.