Category Archives: Favorite Characters

Read Right Now! GARFIELD

FREE Online eBooks about Garfield:

 

Garfield in the ParkGarfield on the FarmGarfield and the TigerIm Not AfraidGarfield at the GymGarfields WeekWhats It LikeWheres Everybody GoingJon's Bad Day

Web Comics:

Garfield Storybook ReaderFat Cat Books Level 1 250Toon Book Reader

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eBooks:

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Garfield a Game of Cat and MouseGarfield Big Fat Hairy AdventureGarfield Fish to FryGarfield His Nine Lives

Books:

Garfield Hams It UpGarfield Bigger and BetterGarfield the Big CheeseGarfield Tons of FunGarfield Cleans His Plate

Printables, Crafts & More about Garfield:

Garfield MazeDraw Garfield 2bookmark.aiGarfield Word Search

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Read Right Now! PETE THE CAT

FREE Online Pete the Cat eBooks:

Pete the Cat and His Magic SunglassesPete the Cat and the New Guy

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eBooks:

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A Pet for PeteCool for SchoolPete at the BeachPete the Cat and the Bad BananaPete's Big LunchPlay Ball

eAudiobooks:

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Pete the Cat and His Magic SunglassesPete the Cat and the Bedtime BluesPete the Cat and the New GuyPete the Cat Construction DestructionPete the Cat Rock on Mom and DadPete the Cat Scub CatPete the Cat Supercool Reading CollectionPete the Cat Train Trip

Pete the Cat Printables, Crafts & More:

P TracerPete the Cat MazeColoring With Pete the Cat

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DIY Birthday Party: Curious George

Curious George CakeCurious George BooksBook characters make great birthday party themes because they are FAVORITES. Curious George is always a hit! Below you will find everything you need to plan a fun Curious George Birthday Party on the cheap. All you need is a computer, printer, some time…and your library card! We have the books, movies & music to make your party a memorable hit.

For our Curious George Party we looked at these sources of fun and picked our very favorites. You can follow our plan or mix and match activities that make sense to you and your birthday kid. Have fun!

Websites:


Invitations:

To get your party started, click and print a handy checklist and invitation of your choice – print in color or color yourself.

Curious George Guest List 2Curious George Invitation ColorCurious George Invitation B and WA Fun-Filled Curious George Event - Invitations

Decorations:

Curious George Mask or Party Hats to print and color.

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Party Activities:

1. Greeting Guests Music & Coloring/Craft Activity 15-20 min Provide printable coloring pages & crayons/markers or paper for origami or learning to draw George step-by-step. Providing newspaper for the paper boats is even better – just like George! Print the picture frame on card stock for the kids to color. Make sure each child writes his/her name on it!

Boat OrigamiA Fun-Filled Curious George Event - How to Draw Curious GeorgeArthur Frame

2. Game 10 min Printable: Hundley’s Tummy Bingo

Hundleys Tummy Bingo

3. Read Aloud 10 min Read Curious George’s Birthday Surprise or the birthday boy/girl’s favorite Curious George book. List of Curious George Library Books

Curious George and the Birthday Surprise

4. Music Craft – Make a Curious George Tambourine and Sing Along! 15 min

Curious George TambourineCurious George Sing Alongs and LullabiesFollow That Monkey

5. Game 15 min Act Like an Animal

Act Like an Animal

6. Take a Group Photo or Individual Photo of Each Guest (Print copies while guests are eating cake. If you have time, attach the picture to the frame guests colored during the greeting time. If you don’t have time, add the frame and photo to their take home bags!) 5 min (Print for each guest.)

Arthur Frame

7. Cake/Food Sing and eat cake 10-15 min

Curious George Birthday CakeFrozen Banana PopsYellow Hat Table Setting 3

8. Games 15-2o min Printable: Butterfly Hide-and-Seek

Butterfly Hide and Seek

9. Videos During Pickup Time

Curious George Rides a Bike

10. Take Home Bags and Say Goodbye 10-15 min

You can make a printed Curious George Activity book for guests to take home. Follow these links to printable pages. Add your own small favors or treats.

Curious George Bookmarks 2Curious George Finger PuppetsCurous George Flip BookCurious George Matching Game

Thank You Notes:

Curious George Thank You ColorCurious George Thank You Note B and WCurious George Thank You CertificateCurous George Thank You Note 2

Books:

List of Curious George Library Books to check out.


Read Right Now! BERENSTAIN BEARS

FREE Online eBooks about The Berenstain Bears:

Berenstain Bears Soccer StarBerenstain Bears To the Rescue

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eBooks:

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Bears on WheelsThe Bears' VacationThe Berenstain Bears and the TruthThe Berenstain Bears and the Week at GrandmasThe Berenstain Bears Go to CampThe Berenstain Bears Go to the DoctorThe Berenstain Bears Learn to ShareThe Berenstain Bears Moving DayThe Berenstain Bears to the RescueThe Beresntain Bears Get Stage Fright

eAudiobooks:

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The Berenstain Bears are SuperbearsThe Berenstain Bears' Class TripThe Berenstain Bears Clean HouseThe Berenstain Bears Mama for MayorThe Berenstain Bears Play T-BallThe Berenstain Bears' Seashore Treasure

Berenstain Bear Printables, Crafts & More

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Read Right Now! Favorite Characters

Berenstain Bears

  • Free Online eBooks The Berenstain Bears Soccer Star & The Berenstain Bears to the Rescue
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  • Printables & Activities

Clifford the Big Red Dog

  • Free Online eBooks Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • More eBooks to check out with your library card
  • Printables & Activities

Dr. Seuss

  • Free Online Video Read Alouds of The Cat in the Hat, Dr. Seuss on the Loose & How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • More eBooks to check out with your library card
  • Printables & Activities

Garfield

  • Free Online eBooks including Garfield on the Farm & Jon’s Bad Day
  • More eBooks to check out with your library card
  • Printables & Activities

Pete the Cat

  • Free Online eBooks Pete the Cat and his Magic Sunglasses & Pete the Cat and the New Guy
  • More eBooks to check out with your library card
  • Printables & Activities

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