February 17

Sing a Song

Mother Goose Time!
Little Jack Horner by Mother Goose

Little Jack Horner
Sat in the corner,
Eating a Christmas pie;
He put in his thumb,
And pulled out a plum,
And said, "What a good boy am I!"


Plum Finger Family

Try This

Eat a plum for a snack. Buy lots of plums and make plum crisp! Try this recipe from Sugar, Spice, and Glitter.

Try to name as many rhyming words as you can from the word "plum". (plum, gum, numb....)  

Read a Book

Here are two book recommendations for today. Check out the picture book collection at your local library, where there are lots of books to choose from! Find nearby libraries

  • Apples to Oregon: being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the Plains by Deborah Hopkinson; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
  • Making Plum Jam by John Warren Stewig; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley