February Monthly Activities

Monthly Activities

Websites to Explore

Books to Read

  • 26 Letters and 99 Cents by Tana Hoban
  • Ah ha! by Jeff Mack
  • All the Pretty Little Horses: A Traditional Lullaby illustrated by Linda Saport
  • 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
  • Auntie Luce's Talking Paintings by Francie Latour; illustrated by Ken Daley
  • Baby's First Book of Birds & Colors by Phyllis Limbacher Tildes
  • Bear's Big Day by Salina Yoon
  • Bear Sees Colors by Karma Wilson; illustrations by Jane Chapman
  • Black on White by Tana Hoban
  • Blue by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
  • Blue Sky White Stars by Sarvinder Naverhaus; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
  • Blue vs. Yellow by Tom Sullivan
  • Brown Bear Color Book by Jane Foster
  • Butterflies in Room 6: See How They Grow written and photographed by Caroline Arnold
  • The Case of the Missing Chalk Drawings by Richard Byrne
  • Colors by Shelley Rotner and Anne Woddhull; photographs by Shelley Rotner
  • A Dollar, A Penny, How Much and How Many? by Brian P. Cleary
  • Dr Seuss's Book of Colors
  • Duck & Goose Colors by Tad Hills
  • Except the Color Grey by Arlene Alda
  • Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle
  • Follow the Money! by Loreen Leedy
  • Frog on a log? by Kes Gray and Jim Field
  • From Egg to Sea Turtle by Lisa Owings
  • Go! Go! Go! Stop! by Charise Mericle Harper
  • Green by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
  • Green by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
  • Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
  • Here Comes Valentine Cat by Deborah Underwood; illustrated by Claudia Redua
  • I Am Bear by Ben Bailey Smith and Sav Akyuvz
  • I Don't Want to Be Big by Dev Petty; illustrated by Mike Boldt
  • Is it Red? Is it Yellow? Is it Blue?: An Adventure in Color by Tana Hoban
  • It's an Orange Aardvark! by Michael Hall
  • Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle; illustrated by Jill McElmurry
  • Little Red by Bethan Woollvin
  • The Little Red Cat: (who ran away from home and learned his ABC's the hard way) by Patrick McDonnell
  • The Little Red Hen: a Folk Tale Classic by Paul Galdone
  • Making Plum Jam by John Warren Stewig; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley
  • Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell; illustrated by Rafael López
  • Monsters Love Colors by Mike Austin
  • Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  • Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown
  • Night Train, Night Train by Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor
  • The Black and White Factory by Eric Telchin; illustrated by Diego Funck
  • The Night World by Mordicai Gerstein
  • Nothing Rhymes with Orange by Adam Rex
  • Old MacDonald Had a Boat by Steve Goetz
  • One by Kathryn Otoshi
  • One Shoe Two Shoes by Caryl Hart; illustrated by Edward Underwood
  • Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin; art by James Dean
  • A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer A. Ericsson; illustrations by Michelle Shapiro
  • Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann
  • Purple Little Bird by Greg Foley
  • Purplicious by Victoria Kann & Elizabeth Kann
  • Red: A Crayon's Story by Michael Hall
  • Red Light, Green Light by Anastasia Suen; illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max
  • Sea, Sand, Me! by Patricia Hubbell; illustrated by Lisa Campbell Ernst
  • A Surprise for Tiny Mouse by Petr Horáek
  • There Might Be Lobsters by Carolyn Crimi; illustrated by Laurel Molk
  • These Little Piggies Go to the Beach by Amy E. Sklansky; illustrated by Christine Davenier
  • Vivid: Poems and Notes about Color by Julie Paschkis
  • We Love Orange! by Emma O'Connell
  • We Love Purple! by Richard Little
  • What's Your Favorite Color? by Eric Carle and friends
  • White is for Blueberry by George Shannon; pictures by Laura Dronzek
  • Zigzag Zooborns!: Zoo Baby Colors and Patterns by Andrew Bleiman and Chris Eastland

Read & Rhyme

Thirty days hath September,
April, June, and November;
All the rest have thirty-one,
excepting February alone;
Which has but twenty-eight days clear,
And twenty-nine in each leap year.


Original artwork by Helen Correll