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Program Type: Storytime

Do you love food? Well who doesn’t?! You are invited to go on a culinary adventure to celebrate and explore things that are eaten. Books highlighted this week are just a few of the wonderful items that help you experience new people and animals, places and foods!

READ ALOUD: Gorilla Loves Vanilla read by the author, Chae Strathie. Also, check out Hoopla and Tumble Book Library on the library’s website for other books to enjoy. 

VIDEO: The Ice Cream Song by Kids Songs.

ACTIVITY: Make Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag!


2 Tablespoons sugar

1 cup half and half\

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/2 Tablespoons chocolate syrup



1 Gallon Ziploc Bag

1 Quart Ziploc Bag


½ cup rock salt


1. Add sugar, half and half, vanilla extract and chocolate syrup to quart sized freezer bag and seal tightly.

2. Fill gallon freezer bag halfway with ice. Sprinkle ½ cup of rock salt over the ice.

3. Place your quart sized bag inside the gallon bag and seal. 

4. Double-check your bags to make sure they're well-sealed. Shake bags vigorously until ice cream forms. Enjoy!

COLORING PAGE: Print the attachment and decorate with crayons, paint, stickers or whatever inspires you!

Click here to enter the Fun with Food Prize Drawing!

Visit the library website calendar for more activities each day this week.