English Storytime

English Storytime English Storytime at BPlusC Nieuwstraat. Fun stories for English speaking children and other children who want to learn! Once a month on the second Saturday, 10:30 - 11:00.

For 3 - 6 year olds.

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Paying tribute to Eric Carle, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 91. ❀️ The video isn't quite reading aloud, but t...
27/05/2021
Papa, Please Get The Moon For Me (The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories)

Paying tribute to Eric Carle, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 91. ❀️ The video isn't quite reading aloud, but the gentle animations are a very true adaptation of his picture books. There's about half a dozen of them on YouTube, so do check them out.

In Papa, Please Get The Moon For Me, a young girl asks her Father for the moon, but Papa discovers that the moon is very, very big. Taken from The Very Hungr...

We've currently got "Along Came A Different" by Tom McLaughlin out from the library on, ahem, extended loan. It's so pop...
30/01/2021
CBeebies Bedtime Stories 762 Annie Price Along Came A Different 15 July 2020 #CBeebies

We've currently got "Along Came A Different" by Tom McLaughlin out from the library on, ahem, extended loan. It's so popular here that I also bought a copy for my nephew! A story about different shapes who don't appreciate each others' differences... at first. πŸ˜€

TV presenter AnniePrice reads a fun story with an inspiring message about how being different can bring us together.

I don't know about you but I was feeling the chill this morning! So it seems appropriate to feature this story, One Wint...
05/12/2020
One Winter's Day

I don't know about you but I was feeling the chill this morning! So it seems appropriate to feature this story, One Winter's Day, by M. Christina Butler. We all like a warm ending! πŸ˜ƒ

By M. Christina ButlerA sweet tale of kindness and a community coming together through hardship.

The library is closed, so we can't do any reading sessions, but it is operating a pick-up service. Check it out here!  h...
14/11/2020
β˜‚οΈ Kids Book Read Aloud: THE RAIN CAME DOWN By David Shannon

The library is closed, so we can't do any reading sessions, but it is operating a pick-up service. Check it out here! https://www.bplusc.nl/bibliotheek/afhaalservice-bplusc/
For those of you who would rather stay inside on this rainy day, here's The Rain Came Down, by David Shannon. Rain starts to fall and chaos ensues... πŸ˜ƒ

Do you live where it rains a lot? In some places, it can feel like the rain will never end! In this book, we'll see how a chain reaction affects some people ...

Pip the squirrel doesn't understand what's wrong with the leaves. We got this old favourite out of the library earlier t...
07/11/2020
Leaf Trouble by Jonathan Emmitt (Read Aloud) -Fall Story for Kids

Pip the squirrel doesn't understand what's wrong with the leaves. We got this old favourite out of the library earlier this week and, as it's autumn, it seems a good time to share it! πŸΏπŸ‚πŸ

Please join us for a dramatic read of Leaf Trouble by Johnathan Emmitt and Carolyn Church read by Miss Jill. A cute story about a squirrel and the changing o...

Bat loves cherries, but he's not the only one - oh no! Read by author and illustrator Morag Hood.
31/10/2020
Morag Hood reads I Am Bat | Bookbug Picture Book Prize

Bat loves cherries, but he's not the only one - oh no! Read by author and illustrator Morag Hood.

Bat's cherries keep going missing. One by one, the precious red cherries are whisked away by mischievous animal tricksters behind Bat's back. Bat fruitlessly...

Oi Frog! is a short and fun story about a frog looking for a place to sit that will have kids endlessly making up their ...
17/10/2020
Bedtime Stories | Liz Carr | Oi! Frog | CBeebies

Oi Frog! is a short and fun story about a frog looking for a place to sit that will have kids endlessly making up their own animal rhymes. 🐸🐱🐰🦁
This is a recent video from the excellent Cbeebies Bedtime Stories series. New stories read by celebrities are uploaded weekly.

Liz Carr reads tonight's bedtime story, Oi! Frog. It's very simple, really. Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools, gophers sit on sofas,...

We regret that English Storytime cannot go ahead this Saturday 9 October. We hope to be able to safely return soon, so p...
09/10/2020
Tabby McTat - Read by Alan Mandel

We regret that English Storytime cannot go ahead this Saturday 9 October. We hope to be able to safely return soon, so please keep an eye on this page!
In the meantime, here's a reading of one of my favourite Julia Donaldson/ Axel Scheffel books, Tabby McTat. 🐱
Do you have any favourite reading videos? Share them here. πŸ˜€

Tabby McTat is purr-fectly happy, singing along all day with Fred the busker. But when Fred gives chase to a thief, the two are separated. Will they ever fin...

We're happy to welcome you back to English Storytime, this Saturday 12 September at 10:30. With a few extra rules, but I...
10/09/2020

We're happy to welcome you back to English Storytime, this Saturday 12 September at 10:30. With a few extra rules, but I think we're used to that by now. πŸ˜€ Speaking of rules, some of the toys in Kipper's Toybox seem to be misbehaving. Or are they? Come find out Saturday!

We're happy to welcome you back to English Storytime, this Saturday 12 September at 10:30. With a few extra rules, but I think we're used to that by now. πŸ˜€ Speaking of rules, some of the toys in Kipper's Toybox seem to be misbehaving. Or are they? Come find out Saturday!

13/03/2020
Michael Rosen performs We're Going on a Bear Hunt

There will be NO English Storytime this Saturday 14 March. Our reading corner is very cosy, but probably a little too cosy for people's liking with the coronavirus around. πŸ˜€ We hope to see you all in April, so please watch this page.
In the meantime, here's one of our favourite books, We're Going On A Bear Hunt, performed by the author himself, Michael Rosen.

http://www.jointhebearhunt.com For a quarter of a century, readers have been swishy-swashying and splash-sploshing through the award-winning favourite pictur...

07/02/2020

Don't forget to join us tomorrow, 8 February, for English storytime from 10:30! πŸ“š

It's January and we might be ready for a winter sleep, but Shelley the turtle isn't! Wake up and join us this Saturday a...
10/01/2020

It's January and we might be ready for a winter sleep, but Shelley the turtle isn't! Wake up and join us this Saturday at 10:30am. 🐒

Story time in December wouldn't be complete without a story about Christmas. πŸŽ„ Who's coming to listen to The Little Rein...
10/12/2019

Story time in December wouldn't be complete without a story about Christmas. πŸŽ„ Who's coming to listen to The Little Reindeer by Michael Foreman at 10:30 this Saturday? πŸ˜ƒ And other books, of course! πŸ“š

Come to Storytime on Saturday 9 Nov to find out what Handa's Surprise is!
08/11/2019

Come to Storytime on Saturday 9 Nov to find out what Handa's Surprise is!

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Come to Storytime this Saturday 9 November to find out what Handa's Surprise turns out to be!