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Snappsy the Alligator Virtual Storytime Kit

Snappsy the alligator is having a normal day when a pesky narrator steps in to spice up the story. Is Snappsy reading a book... or is he making CRAFTY plans? Is Snappsy on his way to the grocery store... or is he PROWLING the forest for defenseless birds and fuzzy bunnies? Is Snappsy innocently shopping for a party... or is he OBSESSED with snack foods that start with the letter P? What's the truth?

After reading SNAPPSY THE ALLIGATOR (DID NOT ASK TO BE IN THIS BOOK) written by Julie Falatko illustrated by Tim Miller, choose an activity (or two) to extend learning.

1. WATCH and LISTEN to SNAPPSY THE ALLIGATOR (DID NOT ASK TO BE IN THIS BOOK) made available by Brightly:

https://youtu.be/M1mw7HiEwV8

2. Choose an activity (or two!) to extend learning:

- WRITE your own silly story!
Tell a story entirely in pictures, then swap with a friend (near or far!). You write your friend’s story, based on their pictures, and they’ll do the same with your story! Trade again to read your friend’s interpretation of your story. Are you like Snappsy and our chicken narrator? Or did you both interpret what you saw perfectly? Share!

- HOST a party.
It can be a party for just you and your family, or you can invite friends virtually or to drive or walk by if they live near you! Plan your snacks and décor. Who do you want to invite? Can you make party favors? What can you do together, apart? Dance? Watch a movie? Sing a song?

Check out this video for making a DIY party hat, décor, and more from our Librarian Pat!
https://youtu.be/SRi8Q7Po6kg

- PUZZLE and PLAY your way through the Snappsy Activity kit.

Print the activity kit created by Penguin Kids here:
https://www.penguin.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Snappsy-Activities.pdf

- SHARE pictures and stories about your experience with today’s Virtual Storytime Kit in the comments or by tagging us on Instagram and FB!

Thank you to the creators, Penguin Kids, and Brightly for making this video available for public use.