Episode: The Mitten

Hello there, little ones!

Oma has been filling these final cold-weather days staying indoors doing one of her favorite things…

crocheting!

What do you like to do on cold blustery days?

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Episode: The Polar Express

Hello, my little friends!

Do you have a favorite Christmas storybook you look forward to reading each Christmas Season?

One that you love so much you will read it over and over and over again?

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Episode: Why Christmas Trees Aren’t Perfect

Hello, my little friends!

Oma & Gompy’s very own Small Pine.

Long, long ago

in a land far away,

lived a perfect little tree named Small Pine.

Small Pine hoped to maintain its perfect form and be selected by the Queen as her Christmas tree. But as the warm-hearted little tree gave shelter to rabbits, birds, and deer in the forest, its branches became damaged. All the other trees in the evergreen forest laughed at Small Pine’s kindness and said Small Pine would never be chosen by the Queen now.

Have you ever offered help or support toward someone, even in the midst of ridicule from friends or those around you?

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Episode: Waiting

Hello, my little friends!

Winter is finally here and Oma can’t wait for the snow to arrive!

Have you ever been waiting for something?

Our storybook today is all about waiting!

And it is a 2016 Caldecott Honor book, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book as well as a New York Times best selling book.

Oma is so excited…I can hardly wait to share this special book with you, titled:

Waiting

Written and Illustrated by

Kevin Henkes

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Episode: Coat of Many Colors

Hello, my little friends!

Oma has been spending some time with her sewing basket; mending a few projects that have needed done, especially with winter on its way.

Do you have projects you enjoy working on?

One of Oma’s projects has inspired the story I have chosen for us to read together!

The Coat of Many Colors

Written by Dolly Parton

&

Illustrated by Judith Sutton

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Episode: Sophie’s Squash

Hello, my little friends!

Oma has been busy in the kitchen

&

I am so excited to bring some of that fall cooking yumminess to you in

today’s book:

Sophie’s Squash!

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Episode: I love you so much!

Hello, my little friends!

Did you ever have something really important you wanted to say?

Some very “special words” that were just right there

on the tip of your tongue?

Today’s book is

I Love You So Much!

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Episode: Wherever You Are my love will find you

Hello, my little friends!

Oma has chosen another very special book to read together and

I am so excited to be sharing it with you inside Oma’s Reading Room!

Today’s book is

Wherever You Are

My love will find you

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Episode: What Do You Do With An Idea?

Hello, my little friends!

Oma has chosen a very special book to read to you today and

I am so excited to share it with you in Oma’s Reading Room!

Today’s book is

What Do You Do With An Idea?

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