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
    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
    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
    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?
    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
    by David Wiesner

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

  • 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
    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
    by Simms Taback

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

  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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?
    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
    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?
    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
    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
    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?
    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.