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Kanopy Kids is a great way to keep your little one busy. With books that come alive to educational and entertaining movies and television shows, Kanopy Kids is a safe and fun database for the whole family to enjoy. And, the best part, it’s completely free. Simply use your library card to access Kanopy and click on the “Go to Kanopy Kids” tab on the top right of your homepage. 

Another great thing about Kanopy Kids is that it doesn’t use up your Kanopy viewing credits. You have unlimited access to Kanopy Kids with absolutely no strings attached. The only question is, what will you read and watch today?

Every other week we’ll dive into a new and fun offering that you can find on Kanopy Kids. Along with a book/movie review and links to other great resources. I hope you will come back often and explore with us the amazing world of Kanopy Kids.

This weeks Kanopy Kids selection:

This week, we’ll explore dinosaurs! How many different dinosaurs can you name? What is your favorite dinosaur? If you were a dinosaur, would you be an herbivore or a carnivore? What do those big words even mean? If you want to learn more about dinosaur species in some great nonfiction books, check these out – Hoopla, Overdrive, Tumblebook.

Book

How Do Dinosaurs series by Jane Yolen

How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? How do dinosaurs behave when they go to School? Do dinosaurs visit the doctor? Do Dinosaurs give big hugs and kisses before they go to bed? Find out all these answers in Jane Yolen’s adorable How Do Dinosaurs series. 

You can also find Jane Yolen’s Dinosaur series on Hoopla, Overdrive, and your local library.

Movie

Dinosaurs Alive

Dinosaurs Alive is a nonfiction movie about the dinosaurs of the Triassic Period. What can we learn from studying their bones? What did they eat? How does this understand our world today? Find out all of these answers and more in this fun and educational movie. 

Television Series

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train stars Buddy, an adopted T-Rex, who makes friends with dinosaurs of all different time periods. Come explore Dinosaur Train and learn all about these amazing creatures that lived so long ago. 

Don’t want to stop there? Check out all of these great offerings about dinosaurs on Kanopy Kids,  Hoopla, Overdrive, Tumblebook, and your local library

We hope you’ll click on over to Kanopy Kids and discover for yourself some new favorites and old pastimes that everyone in your family will enjoy. 

Until next time, we hope you are safe and sound under your canopy and that you will join us using our Kanopy!

*Kanopy Kids selections are chosen by CCPL staff members and are not intended to be comprehensive lists. We’d love to hear your ideas too, so write to us and tell us what you’d recommend.