Story Time Schedule

Once Upon Story Time

Read with me

Why reading is so important


It’s no secret that reading to kids is highly beneficial for their development. There have been several studies on the positive effects of reading on a child’s growth. We believe that Story Time at The Lucky Childe offers an opportunity for children and their care givers to learn together through the power of reading and thoughtful play.

Reading to children helps them develop language and understanding of syntax. Often times as parents, we can get used to saying the same words to our children. Reading helps expand their exposure to new and different vocabulary. For our Story Times, we are conscious to pick books that expand language but are still fun and easily understood by our Littles.

It can be hard to get a toddler to be still for any length of time, however stories seem to be that magic combination of interest and imagination that help a small child concentrate. Reading to children helps them understand how to stay focused and absorb the message of a story. But don’t worry, we also incorporate a fun activity at the end of the story to get those wiggles out and help them express their creativity.

Reading to children allows us to explore other worlds together. Reading expands knowledge, understanding and imagination. By incorporating a diverse reading list from adventure and friendship to whimsy and learning lessons, we are able to provide a range of experiences for our Littles each day at Story Time.

We also look for books that talk about feelings. These books can help develop a sense of compassion and empathy for the characters. It also gives us a chance to talk to our kids about what certain emotions can look and feel like.

Lastly, we believe Story Time is a perfect opportunity for Bigs to enjoy one of our delicious craft coffee beverages while your Little snuggles on your lap with one of our house-made treats. Reading offers a wonderful opportunity to be together and that is what we are all about at The Lucky Childe.

Story Time for Kids

Once upon a time in a land called The Lucky Childe, there was a Little and their Big who enjoyed a Story Time together…

An ever-changing Story Time schedule

Each story time includes a crafting or finger painting activity that reinforces the message or moral of the daily story. Story times are promptly at 10am and 12pm daily. Please arrive early or on time. Story times do fill up with room for 15 Littles. You need to book in advance via our activities calendar. Cost is $4-$10 per Little.

Story Time Schedule for February 10th – February 16th

Sunday, February 10th
Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse
Make a Valentine Card

Monday, February 11th
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose
Make Old Lady w/Valentine’s Tummy Contents

Tuesday, February 12th
Pete’s A Pizza
Make a Paper Plate Pizza w/Heart Pepperonis

Wednesday, February 13th
I Love You to the Moon and Back
Make an “I Love You” Earth and Moon

Thursday, February 14th
Love Monster
Make a Love Monster

Friday, February 15th
Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?
Make Brown Bear Mask

Saturday, February 16th
Neck and Neck
Make a Giraffe Out of the Letter “G”

Story Time Schedule for February 17th – February 23rd

Sunday, February 17th
Make an Elephant Out of the Letter “E”

Monday, February 18th
After the Fall
Make Humpty Dumpty Sitting on His Wall

Tuesday, February 19th
Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs
Make a Popsicle Stick Dinosaur

Wednesday, February 20th
Happy Dreamer
Make a Happy Dreamer Cloud

Thursday, February 21st
The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors
Make a Rock Warrior

Friday, February 22nd
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Make a Paper Bag Mouse

Saturday, February 23rd
Dog vs. Cat
Make Dog or Cat Hand Puppet

The Lucky Childe - The Cafe

Eat yummy treats while you enjoy Story Time

Story Time goes better with coffee

At The Lucky Childe we serve Old World Coffee and house-made yummy treats. We have two menus for you to enjoy when you visit us for Story Time. One is Never-Changing and will have all your favorites. The other is Ever-Changing and includes menu items that are seasonal. Check out our menus to fully plan your visit to The Lucky Childe.

The creative café where families can eat, learn, and play
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