FLIP Kits

These kits were created by the Family Literacy Involvement Program (FLIP) through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to help develop early learners' reading and comprehension skills through family centered activities in the home.  Each kit contains a book, activity guide, supplies and other helpful materials.

10 Little Rubber Ducks

10 Little Rubber Ducks

by Eric Carle

When a storm strikes a cargo ship, ten rubber ducks are tossed overboard and swept off in ten different directions. Based on a factual incident.

Adivina Cuanto Te Quiero

Adivina Cuanto Te Quiero

by Sam McBratney

Aveces, cuando quieres a alguien mucho, mucho, mucho intentas encontrar el modo de espresar el tamaño de tus sentimientos. Pero, tal como Papá Liebre y su pequeño hijo, Caramelo, descubren, el amor no es algo fácil de medir!

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Colors = Colores

Colors = Colores

by Eric Carle

Uses sliding panels to reveal English or Spanish color words, which accompany both English and Spanish text about the object, including a red fire truck, a yellow bee, and purple grapes.

Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too?

Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too?

by Eric Carle

Presents the names of animal babies, parents, and groups, for example, a baby kangaroo is a joey, its mother is a flyer, its father is a boomer, and a group of kangaroos is a troop, mob, or herd.

Flotsam

Flotsam

by David Wiesner

The story of what happens when a camera becomes a piece of flotsam.

Guess How Much I Love You

Guess How Much I Love You

by Sam McBratney

During a bedtime game, every time Little Nutbrown Hare demonstrates how much he loves his father, Big Nutbrown Hare gently shows him that the love is returned even more.

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes = Cabeza, Hombros, Piernas, Pies

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes = Cabeza, Hombros, Piernas, Pies

by Annie Kubler

An illustrated board book with words and music to a children's song.

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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

by Simms Taback

A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments.

Listen, Listen

Listen, Listen

by Phillis Gershator

Illustrations and rhyming text explore the sights and sounds of nature in each season of the year.

Lola at the Library

Lola at the Library

by Anna McQuinn

Every Tuesday Lola and her mother visit the local library to return and check out books, attend story times and share a special treat.

Lola en la Biblioteca

Lola en la Biblioteca

by Anna McQuinn

Cada Lola martes y su madre visitar su biblioteca local para volver y sacar libros, asistir a las lecturas de la historia, y compartir un regalo especial.

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Max's Words

Max's Words

by Kate Banks

When Max cuts out words from magazines and newspapers, collecting them the way his brothers collect stamps and coins, they all learn about words, sentences, and storytelling.

Mi Mascota Perfecta

Mi Mascota Perfecta

by Stuart Trotter

Un nińo se embarca en una aventura en busca de la mascota perfecta. La mascota perfecta no puede ser ni muy alta, ni muy pequeña, ni muy apestosa, ni muy inquieta.

Oso Pardo, Oso Pardo? Qué Ves Ahí?

Oso Pardo, Oso Pardo? Qué Ves Ahí?

by Bill Martin, Jr.

En un juego de preguntas y respuestas, una maestra y su grupo de ver una gran variedad de animales, cada uno de un color diferente.

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Owl Moon

Owl Moon

by Jane Yolen

On a winter's night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl.

Qué Vamos a Hacer con el Bebé ñe-ñe?

Qué Vamos a Hacer con el Bebé ñe-ñe?

by Cressida Cowell

The dog, cat, duck, and cow try various ways to soothe the Boo-hoo Baby and stop him from crying, including feeding him, bathing him, and playing with him.

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

by Michael Rosen

Brave bear hunters go through grass, a river, mud, and other obstacles before the inevitable encounter with the bear forces a head long retreat.

When a Line Bends...A Shape Begins

When a Line Bends...A Shape Begins

by Rhonda Gowler Greene

Rhymed text describes how shapes are made from simple lines. Some of the verses appear on the page in the shape they describe.

Zong Se De Xiong, Zong Se De Xiong, Ni Zai Kan Shen Mo?

Zong Se De Xiong, Zong Se De Xiong, Ni Zai Kan Shen Mo?

by Bill Martin, Jr.

In a question and answer game, a teacher and her group see a variety of animals, each one a different color.