Storybook Forest Martin County - March 25th, 2017

What is Storybook and who will be there?

In celebration of Children's Week and to kick-off the week, the Early Learning Coalition of Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee Counties, Camelot Community Care, Devereux CBC, and Guardian ad Litem have come together to host the 3rd Annual Storybook Forest, encouraging early childhood literacy.  Specifically designed exhibits allow children to experience a storybook theme in a whole new way, through hands-on activities such as games and crafts, bringing the story to life!
Children's Week, in its 22nd year, is a special celebration in Tallahassee providing a platform to bring together children's advocates to raise awareness of children's issues throughout the state.
Participants include:
  • 211/Help Me Grow
  • AAA Auto Club Group
  • Apple Tree Academy
  • April is for Authors
  • Camelot Community Care
  • Devereux CBC
  • Early Learning Coalition
  • Florida Bat Conservancy
  • Florida Department of Health, Martin County
  • Gertrude Walden Child Care Center
  • Guardian ad Litem with Voices for Children of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Home Depot
  • Jensen Beach Community Church Preschool
  • Martin County Library System
  • Martin County School District Head Start
  • Martin Health System
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Lois McGuire (author)
  • Mt. Bethel Human Services Group
  • Redeemer Lutheran Preschool
  • Temple Beit HaYam Early Childhood Center
  • Treasure Coast Food Bank/Whole Child Connection
  • Truly Nolen of America
  • More to come!

What storybooks/activities can you expect to see?

Storybooks include:
  • All About Me
  • What's Right for Me? A Booster seat story by Sammy the Squirrel
  • If You Give a Dog a Donut
  • A is for Aloha
  • King of the Zoo
  • Stellaluna - with Live bat display
  • The Tale of Peter Rabbit
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Flat Stanley
  • Library Mouse
  • Llama Llama Red Pajama
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Goodnight Moon
  • Finding Nemo
  • Finding Dory
  • Dr. Seuss
  • Don't Be That KID! At School
  • Oh, The Place's You'll Go
  • The Cat in the Hat
  • Mouse Paint
  • More to come!
Activities include an acorn toss to win bike reflectors and helmets, build wooden projects, make tiki masks, hula dancing, bubbles, bunny ears headband, book marks, fresh fruits and vegetables, free giveaways.  
Meet and Greet:  Pete the Cat.
Come see the Truly Nolen "Mouse Car".
More to come!