New Video Series! Storytime with Early Edge California and Friends
Watch our latest video series, Storytime with Early Edge California and Friends, where members of California’s Early Learning community read their favorite children’s books in virtual storytime for young children and their families who are at home during the health crisis. The series will include stories read in multiple languages.
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Early Edge California is pleased to partner with First 5 Association to share a very special Election 2020 Storytime episode for young children and their families. Guest Reader CA’s First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom reads “Everyone Gets a Say” by Jill Twiss.
Guest Reader California Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon reads “Corduroy” by Don Freeman.
Guest reader California State Sen. María Elena Durazo reads two stories:
“Early Bird” by Toni Yuly (In English)
Guest Reader CA Asm. Monique Limón reads two stories:
(In English and Spanish. En inglés y español.)
CA Asm. Monique Limón reads “Maria Had A Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita” by Angela Dominguez.
CA Asm. Monique Limón lee el libro por Angela Dominguez, “Maria Had A Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita“.
CA Asm. Monique Limón also reads “Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle.
Lector Invitada Directora Ejecutiva de Early Edge Patricia Lozano lee el libro por Patty Rodriguez y Ariana Stein, “El Sistema Solar con Ellen“.
Guest Reader CA State Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins reads “I Don’t Want To Wash My Hands” by Tony Ross.
Guest Reader CA Asm. Kevin McCarty reads “Ollie and Augustus” by Gabriel Evans.
Guest reader CA State Sen. Holly Mitchell reads “The Pout-Pout Fish” by Deborah Diesen.
CA State Senator Connie Leyva reads “You Are Awesome” by Susann Hoffmann, an empowering book celebrating the idea that all kids can be anything they choose.
Guest reader CA Asm. Eloise Gómez Reyes reads her favorite Dr. Seuss book, “Yertle the Turtle“/ “Yoruga la Tortuga“ in English and Spanish.
Guest Reader Senior Policy Analyst Carolyne Crolotte of Early Edge California reads “Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?“/ “Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿Qué ves ahí?” by Bill Martin Jr. y Eric Carle in English and Spanish.
Guest Reader Early Edge California’s Policy Analyst Anna Ioakimedes reads “Lola Plants a Garden“/ “Lola planta un jardín” by Anna McQuinn in English and Spanish.
Guest Reader Senior Policy Analyst Carolyne Crolotte of Early Edge California reads “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” / “La oruga muy hambrienta” by Eric Carle in English and Spanish.
We have also created companion materials for teachers and providers to conduct their own virtual storytime with the children they support. These include Tips for Virtual Storytime and A Guide to Filming at Home available in both English and Spanish.
We encourage you to utilize these resources to support the young learners in your life and to share the video series with your colleagues and the families you serve.
Stay tuned for more videos throughout the summer!