February 17

Sing a Song

Mother Goose Time!
Little Jack Horner by Mother Goose

Little Jack Horner
Sat in the corner,
Eating a Christmas pie;
He put in his thumb,
And pulled out a plum,
And said, "What a good boy am I!"


Plum Finger Family

Try This

Eat a plum for a snack. Buy lots of plums and make plum crisp! Try this recipe from Sugar, Spice, and Glitter.

Read a Book

Here are two book recommendations for today. Check out the picture book collection at your local library, where there are lots of books to choose from! Find nearby libraries.

  • Apples to Oregon: being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the Plains by Deborah Hopkinson; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
  • Making Plum Jam by John Warren Stewig; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley

Explore More

See the February Activity Calendar for many more fun, educational activities you and your child can do anytime!