Share StoryBots with Your Squad

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You understand the value (and fun) of StoryBots’ library of books, videos, and printable activities… why not share with other teachers? Use the Sharing Resources to spread the StoryBots love and check out the Class Resources (you’ll find certificates, bookmarks, and other useful printables).

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Want to share StoryBots at a staff meeting or for your professional development? Print copies of the Teacher Handout or post in a central place (like by mailboxes or in the teacher’s lounge). Use the PDF Presentation to share a super-quick presentation at your next professional development of staff meeting.

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Want to class up your classroom? Try these resources for a StoryBots Makeover. The StoryBots Art Pack has all your favorite characters to spruce up everything from newsletters to your classroom door! Use the certificates to celebrate successes, concept mastery, or for a birthday note. Laminate the classroom passes and make sure your students get safely to the office. As a reward (or to celebrate reading) print out the bookmarks; students can use these in the library, or just to mark what book they are working through.

Want to share how much you ❤️  StoryBots? Let us know here.

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StoryBots Wins Daytime Emmy Award

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StoryBots picked up its first-ever Emmy this weekend at the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winning in the category of Outstanding Interactive Media – Enhancement to a Daytime Program or Series.

The win reflects StoryBots’ heritage as a deeply engaging interactive experience for children, recognizing our educational apps for iPad, iPhone and Apple TV, as well as the new StoryBots Classroom platform for teachers.

Netflix’s Ask the StoryBots received five additional nominations, including for Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Program. A full list of winners is available here.

Team StoryBots thanks the Daytime Emmys and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for this incredible honor and congratulates all our fellow winners and nominees!

Check out some photos from Emmy night:

Let’s Make a Mother’s Day Bouquet

Moms are the original rockstars. They show us how to make the perfect grilled cheese, they know how to fix any injury, and they tell the best nighttime stories! Let’s make a simple craft that you can customize; make your Mom’s favorite flower (roses, sunflowers, hibiscus?). Hold on…I thought I saw a StoryBot around here somewhere. Any-who, let’s make an easy Mother’s Day Bouquet using tissue paper (an idea from our Mother’s Day Activity Book)!

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Time to make the stems. I used coffee stirrers, but you can try pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks, straws, or pencils.

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We need something to display our dazzling decor. I’ll use a cardboard tube and some construction paper. That looks like…hmm…never mind. Let’s craft!

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Check out some shots of the final product. Floral finesse at it’s finest.

Downloads:

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Click the thumbnail to download the StoryBots Mother’s Day Activity Book.

Love StoryBots? Learn more about our library of videos, books, and activity sheets at StoryBots.com

Host a StoryBots Party!

At StoryBots HQ we love all celebrations, but when it’s a birthday it’s serious fun. And lucky for us we’ve got several birthdays coming up. You know what that means…birthday blowout! To get some inspiration we looked to our teachers, parents, and kids who have already hosted their own StoryBots-themed parties. So whether it’s your birthday, someone else’s, or just movie night, here’s a few ideas to take your event to the next level!Birthday Banner

Check out the StoryBots Birthday Activity Book to make some awesome invitations. Print them out, color them in, then send to awesome people who like parties!P1012617_clipped_rev_1

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Savory snack – Story Bites: Take your favorite salty snack (we used cheese crackers) and attach our Birthday Labels to a container. You can repurpose old coffee cans, glass jars, or even food cartons (just be sure to clean them out!).

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Let’s Make…StoryBot Eggs!

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It’s that time of year when people hide candy in their yard and I have to go find it (Did someone say chocolate?). You can keep your treats in these adorable StoryBot Eggs! This super simple craft is the perfect low-mess afternoon craft. P1012488.png
Here’s what you need

  1. Print out the “StoryBots Eye Printable” here. Get creative! You can make one of our good friends, Bing, Bang, Boop, Beep, and Bo, or create your own character. Cut out your favorite set of eyes, and use clear tape to attach to your plastic egg.Step2 Spring Eggs
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Ask the StoryBots Named Peabody Award Finalist

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When it rains, it pours! On the heels of six Daytime Emmy Award nominations, Netflix’s Ask the StoryBots has today been named a finalist at the 76th Annual Peabody Awards.

One of media’s most prestigious honors, the Peabody Awards recognize “the most compelling and empowering stories released in electronic media” in the past year. Most impressively, from more than 1,200 total entries, Ask the StoryBots is one of only two finalists in the children’s programming category.

The 60 Peabody finalists – which include groundbreaking programming like OJ: Made in AmericaAtlantaStranger ThingsVeep and Beyonce’s Lemonade film – will be narrowed down to 30 winners, and all will be celebrated at a gala event in New York on May 20 (airing on PBS and Fusion on June 2).

The StoryBots team is beyond honored to be recognized alongside such innovative, brilliant and creative work! A full list of finalists is available here.