Story Time

Enjoy story time at home and connect with The Huntington's collections through a storybook, brought to life by Huntington staff members. Read along with the video, discuss key concepts after the reading, and create follow-up art projects. These activities are suitable for bookworms of any age and include all the instructions you need!

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

Staff member John with The Lorax book

The Lorax teaches listeners about the importance of “speaking for the trees,” as well as taking care of the living things in our environment.

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Mouse Paint by Ellen Walsh

Staff member Joy with Mouse Paint book

Mouse Paint has listeners following three mischievous mice as they discover the fun of color mixing and painting.

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How the Crayons Saved the Rainbow by Monica Sweeney

Staff member Joy with How the Crayons Saved the Rainbow book

How the Crayons Saved the Rainbow reminds listeners about the importance of friendship and how working together makes the world a more beautiful place.

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Why Is Blue Dog Blue? by George Rodrigue

Staff member Joy with Why Is Blue Dog Blue book

Why Is Blue Dog Blue?  takes listeners on a colorful journey through the artistic imagination of the book's author, George Rodrigue.

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The Little Hummingbird by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas

Staff member Kate with The Little Hummingbird book

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas’s The Little Hummingbird  teaches listeners about courage and persistence and that you are never too small to make a difference.

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Hug Me by Simona Ciraolo

Staff member Kate with Hug Me book

Simona Ciraola’s Hug Me inspires listeners to be grateful for our friends, to learn more about cactus, and to make our own cactus friends.

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The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Staff member Kate with The Giving Tree book

Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree inspires listeners to think about the importance of trees and then make colorful fruit prints.

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