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Program Type: Storytime

Winter is a beautiful season especially when nature is covered in blanket of snow. But it is tough for wild animals. Some animals must migrate to warmer climates, some stay and hibernate. To survive cold and frost with no food around they must stuff their bellies with food in the fall and stack it away in their nests, dens, underground tunnels for winter time. Some animals change their furs into thick ones, even with a completely different color! This week read and learn about many animals trying to survive winter.

READ ALOUD: Over and Under the Snow by Kate MessnerAlso, check out Hoopla and Tumble Book Library on the library’s website for other books to enjoy. 

VIDEO: All about Hibernation, Dormancy & Brumation by Animal Fun Facts.

Animals with Winter Coats! by SciShow Kids  (about arctic fox, rabbits & a bird ptarmigan).   

ACTIVITY: Hibernating Animals for Kids – Flash Cards by BluPhant Kids TV

COLORING PAGE: Print the attachment and decorate with crayons, paint, stickers or whatever inspires you!

Visit the library website calendar for more stories and activities this week.