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Storytime Kits

photo of kit with dinosaur theme

Circle Times in a Box!

Storytime Kits help busy Surrey daycare providers, teachers, homeschooling parents and other early childhood group leaders and students deliver fun and effective programs for preschool age children.

Each Storytime Kit includes a variety of materials on a popular theme. Materials have been chosen to support early literacy skills and reading readiness. In order to prolong the life of these kits, please allow only adults to handle the contents. Kits can be borrowed for up to 6 weeks.

Find all storytime kits in the library catalogue

Themed Storytime Kits

Each kit contains 10 picturebooks, felt story, music CD, puppet, songs & rhymes, idea book

Themed Storytime Kits list

Multifaith Storytime Kits

Each kit includes a variety of materials: Picturebooks, felt stories & puppets, music CDs, songs & rhymes, craft ideas, and other fun props to support learning & play.

Multifaith Storytime Kits list

Aboriginal Storytime Kits

To share with young children (from birth to 6 years). Each kit contains: One baby book, 5 early readers, 8 picture books, a music CD, a DVD, 3 finger puppets, 2 flannel stories, words to songs and rhymes, and 9 child development charts.

Aboriginal Storytime Kits list

These kits have been developed through a partnership of committed community agencies for families with young children to enjoy. We would like to thank the following for their contribution of time and resources: Fraser Region Aboriginal Early Childhood Development Network, Fraser Valley Regional Library, Langley Make Children First Initiative, Urban Aboriginal Strategy, Government of Canada.