S.T.A.R. Challenge for Children

STAR Zoo Banner Opens in new windowLittle Learners S.T.A.R. Challenge!

Do you miss weekly storytimes at your local Library? Reconnect with your children’s library staff with our weekly Stories, Tips, Activities, and Rhymes. Each week will feature a new Zoo animal!

Follow along with our weekly challenges on Beanstack to earn weekly badges! Or just enjoy the videos with your family.

What Does S.T.A.R. Stand For?

Story of the Week
Stories shared through a book, felt, or puppets to encourage a love of reading.

Tip of the Week
Weekly tips to help you guide your child through their early literacy journey.

Activity of the Week
Activities to reinforce early literacy skills and exercise motor movements.

Rhyme of the Week
Rhymes & songs to practice the rhythm and sounds of language.


How Does Beanstack Work?

At anytime you can create a Beanstack account if you do not already have one. Parents can also create accounts for their children. 

In Beanstack, you can view the available activities, enter the books you have read, write book reviews, and more. You will receive badges as you progress and a certificate when you complete the challenge!

Register at the Placer County Library Beanstack Page

Beanstack app available for iOS and Android.

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