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Page Turner Adventures!

Week 1: Lighthouse Adventure

Lighthouse Adventure - Week 1

Week 4:
Atlantis Adventure

Atlantis Adventure

Week 2:
Coral Reef Adventure

Coral Reef Adventure - Week 2

Week 5:
Got Talent

Atlantis Adventure

Week 3:

Week 6:
Captain Book

Week 6: Captain Book Adventure!

Monday, Show Day

Captain Book’s Pirate Adventure

Shiver me timbers! Captain Book has been cursed to live as a pirate with a book permanently attached to his hand. To break the curse, kids at home join Page, Kenny, and a cast of salty dogs on a comic quest to discover the captain’s treasure trove of overdue library books.

Tuesday, Craft Day

Pirate Map

X marks the spot! Create a pirate map that looks like it might be hundreds of years old. All that’s needed is a paper bag, a little vegetable oil, and lots of imagination.

Wednesday, Author Day

Author Melinda Long

Ahoy mateys! Melinda Long discusses her best selling picture book How I Became A Pirate and teaches us all how to “talk like a pirate!” Argh!

Visit Melinda Long at: melindalong.com

Thursday, STEM Craft Day

Balloon Powered Boat

It’s time to raise the masts and set sail in your own ship made with a bowl that floats, a straw, and a balloon. The rubber ducky is optional! This fun project is a great way to learn about action and reaction.

Friday, Field Trip Day

Dave Engel’s Pirate School

Pirate Professor Billy Bones teaches landlubbers all they need to know how to live a swashbuckling life. 

Visit the David Engel Pirate School

Week 5: Ocean’s Got Talent!

Monday, Show Day

The Ocean’s Got Talent

We’ve searched the seven seas for some of the ocean’s most talented creatures. Octopus performs an amazing vanishing act. Mantis Shrimp proves he’s not just a pretty face. And Angler Fish has a “glowing” personality.

With so much talented competition, will Seymour the Sea Slug still be able to shine?

Tuesday, Craft Day

Coffee Filter Ocean Creature Mobile

With a few coffee filters and some washable markers, kids can create colorful tie-dye ocean creatures that can be displayed as a mobile.

Wednesday, Author Day

Author Candace Fleming

Candace Fleming discusses her Sibert Award winning non-fiction book Giant Squid and plays a fun trivia game featuring this elusive creature.

Visit Candace Fleming at: candacefleming.com

Thursday, STEM Craft Day

Printed Ocean Scenes

With some recycled styrofoam and washable markers kids discover the process of printing by creating their own ocean scenes.

Friday, Field Trip Day

Harbor Branch Aquaculture Facility

Join Page Turner as she heads back to FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute where she learns how scientists are looking to the sea to feed the world.

Visit the FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

Week 4: The Atlantis Adventure!

Monday, Show Day

20,000 Books Under the Sea – Episode IV

Our Storyologists are closer than ever to discovering the Lost Library of Atlantis and retrieving the only book that will stop the Tale Snail. They travel to the deepest part of the ocean and collect fascinating facts that help them solve the final clue. But will they make it to the Lost Library of Atlantis in time or is this THE END for our intrepid heroes?

Tuesday, Craft Day

Peacock Mantis Shrimp

Some tissue paper, some glue, and a plastic bag combine to create distinctive paper that is used to make a one-of-a-kind Peacock Mantis Shrimp.

Wednesday, Author Day

Author Carole Lindstrom

Carole Lindstrom discusses her beautiful book We Are Water Protectors, winner of the Caldecott Medal in 2021. Carole talks about the significance of water and how important it is for every person to be a water protector.

Visit Carole Lindstrom at: carolelindstrom.com

Thursday, Recipe Day

Delish Fish(ing) Game

A pretzel rod becomes a fishing rod in this fun game that’s part recipe and part game. Grab a friend and go fishing!

Friday, Field Trip Day

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Join Page Turner at Loggerhead Marinelife Center As she visits their sea turtle hospital and learns about the patients under their care.

Visit the Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Week 3: The Arctic Adventure!

Monday, Show Day

20,000 Books Under the Sea – Episode III

It gets a bit chilly as our intrepid heroes follow the clues (and a pod of whales!) to the arctic where they gather enough information to solve more ocean riddles. As they continue their search for the Lost Library of Atlantis, they get stuck in The Great Pacific Garbage Patch where they learn things that we all can do to help keep the ocean clean and safe.

Tuesday, Craft Day

Sock-topus Puppet

Using one old sock and some new imagination, an eight-legged puppet comes to life. This craft is good for the “sole”. (Wow, did we just make a fish and sock joke at the same time?)

Wednesday, Author Day

Authors & Illustrators Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey

Brothers Jarrett Pumphrey & Jerome Pumphrey discuss their picture book The Old Boat and share an awesome illustration technique that kids can do at home.ho dive deep in the sea without using oxygen tanks.

Visit Jarrett Pumphrey and Jerome Pumphrey at: thepumphreybrothers.com

Thursday, Recipe Day

Fish Cakes

Create a work of art that tastes as good as it looks!

Friday, Field Trip Day

A Visit with Octo-Girl

Join Page Turner as she visits with Chelsea Bennice aka Octo-girl, one of the world’s preeminent experts on octopuses.

Visit Octo-Girl on Facebook

Visit Octo-Girl on Instagram

Week 2: The Coral Reef Adventure!

Monday, Show Day 

20,000 Books Under the Sea – Episode II

Traveling in their submarine, our intrepid heroes head for the Great Barrier Reef in search of the next clue that will lead them to the Lost Library of Atlantis. Along the way, they find themselves trapped in the Bermuda Triangle where they must decipher a message that is sent using semaphore code, the flag signals used by sailors.

Tuesday, Craft Day 

Secret Sea Star

Turn an ordinary paper bowl into a stunning Sea Star that has a secret!
SPOILER ALERT…Here’s the secret…Just like a live Sea Star, our
paper bowl version has the incredible ability to regenerate limbs.

Wednesday, Author Day

Author Tina Cho

Author Tina Cho discusses her beautiful picture book The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story. The story includes details about Korea’s tradition of “granny mermaids,” amazing women who dive deep in the sea without using oxygen tanks.

Visit Tina at: tinamcho.com

Thursday, Recipe Day

Peanut Butter and Jellyfish!

Tortillas, Twizzlers, and tentacles…oh, my! With just a few
simple ingredients, kids can make a delicious jellyfish treat.

Friday, Field Trip Day 

Snorkeling Adventure

Accompany Page and Kenny as they go snorkeling with underwater videographer Dan Volker, and underwater photographer Sandra Edwards in the pristine waters of South Florida.

Week 1: The Lighthouse Adventure!

Monday, Show Day

20,000 Books Under the Sea – Episode I

The adventure begins at Page Turner’s mysterious lighthouse when Kenny accidentally releases Shelldon the Tale Snail. Our intrepid Storyologists must travel to the Lost Library of Atlantis to find the only book that can stop Shelldon from devouring every story in the lighthouse.

Tuesday, Craft Day

The Tale Snail

Using two paper plates, a bit of paint, lots of imagination, and of course a story for the hungry crustacean, everyone makes their own Tale Snail.

Wednesday, Author Day

Author & Illustrator Dan Yaccarino

Dan Yaccarino Dan Yaccarino discusses his exciting picture book, The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau, and shares details about Cousteau’s amazing life and love of the sea.

Visit Dan at: danyaccarino.com

Thursday, Recipe Day

Happy-As-A-Clam Cookies

“Shellebrate” the sea by making Happy-As-A-Clam Cookies.

These cookies are almost too cute to eat!

Friday, Field Trip Day

Marine Mammal Rescue

Accompany Page Turner for a behind the scenes look at FAU Harbor Branch’s Marine Mammal Rescue Program, including a peek at the “mambulance” used to rescue Winter, the dolphin featured in the book and film A Dolphin’s Tale.

Visit the FAU Harbor Branch’s Marine Mammal Rescue Program

Checkout the Movie: A Dolphin’s Tale

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