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Summer Library -- Imagine Your Story: Week Five

Week Five Theme

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Read Aloud Videos: A collection of stories focused on this week's theme to appeal to all ages of readers, read aloud by our own Omaha Public Schools Librarians.  

Imagine Quest: Do you and your family have what it takes to complete the Quest?  Try out these STEAM activities after you read the stories to be victorious on your Summer Reading Journey.

Learn: Activities and resources to extend your learning about topics related to each theme and set of stories.

Tech ConnectOnline games and fun activities connected to this week's focus.  

Create:  Crafts and project ideas to get your creative juices flowing, all focused around this week's topic!

Play:  Opportunities and ideas to get outside or use imaginative play all without the use of technology.

Read:  A weekly challenge or 2 to help keep your summer reading fresh and new.

Sing & Dance:  Songs and dance moves or challenges to try out, if music is your thing.  Great for our younger readers! 

Read Aloud Videos



Click Here to Learn about 8 Weird Ice Cream Flavors on National Geographic Kids.  Are there any that you would try?

After exploring, create your own weird ice cream flavor.  Why did you choose this flavor?

Tech Connect

PreK: Click Here to Play Monster Mansion Alphabet Matching

K-2nd: Click Here to Play Molly's Magic Adventure

3rd-5th: Click Here to Play Internet Awesome

All Grades: Click Here to Color Online


Week 5 Challenge: 

Find a book with green in the cover

and read it.  


Sing & Dance



Click Here to Sing and Dance

to Dragons Love Tacos




Click Here to Choose a Musical Instrument to Make at Home


Play Charades (2-8 players)


1) Create a list of things you could act out (princess, knight, dragon, monster, robot, bird, dog, lion, turtle... The possibilities are endless!)  Click Here for more ideas!

2) Write those items on individual pieces of paper and place into a bowl

To Play:

1) Create teams and flip a coin to decide who goes first (If three or less players, everyone is on the same team) 

2) Choose a piece of paper and act it out for your team

3) If your team guesses it correctly, they get a point

4) Set a timer for an extra challenge


Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).