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Telling Tales Festival

Connect with your favourite stories in new ways, learn from the best children’s authors, and ignite your imagination with the Telling Tales Festival! Check out their book lists, activity lists, and great videos from some fantastic Canadian talent. Find it all here: https://tellingtales.org

Big Life Journal
Big Life Journal

Check out the free resources from Big Life Journal! They promote positivity and a growth mindset in children (and give away free printable activities every Friday!). Find out more here!

Library Lockdown Escape Games
Can You Crack The Code?

Check out the awesome Escape Games created by participants in this summer’s Virtual Library Lockdown: Create & Crack the Code program! You’ll have just 20 minutes to complete each challenge – good luck!

Minecraft Island: Creepers, Portals, Puzzles, and more! Will you survive and manage to escape this dangerous Island? 

Camping Craziness: Oh No! A bear got into your campsite and locked your cooler with your car keys in it! Will you save your keys and escape the bear in time?

Game Over Escape Room: You’ll have to use more logic to escape this room than you would to win a game of chess! Good luck!

Library Lock Up: You’ve been trapped after hours in a spooky Library! Can you solve the clues and make it out in time?  

The Listening Walk
The Listening Walk

The world is making music all the time! Talk a walk in nature today and listen to what unique sounds you can hear! Complete the Listening Walk Checklist and listen to The Listening Walk storybook by Paul Shower!

Yarn Wrapped Letters
Yarn Wrapped Letters

If you have bits of yarn hanging around, here’s a fun craft to try! Practice identifying letters or spelling your name, and create a unique, DIY decoration!

Movement Dice
Movement Dice

Rain or shine get up and move your body! Create and play with these movement dice and get your heart pumping!

Kindness Rocks
Kindness Rocks!

Spread some positivity in our community by decorating rocks with kind messages! Make your own and send us some pictures to let us know where you have placed them!

Steady Saturdays: Alphabet Stretching
Steady Saturdays: Alphabet Stretching

Streeeeetch! Try to spell out your name, or go through the whole alphabet! Get moving and grooving everybody!

Simcoe County Museum Virtual Field Trips
StoryJumper
StoryJumper

Let’s get your creative juices flowing with StoryJumper! On this website, you can write and illustrate your own picture books. And who knows, maybe your brilliant picture book will be your launch point for the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library’s annual Short Story Contest!