Little Ike Story Time is facilitated by an experienced IKEducator and is available to classrooms worldwide! 

Students will be engaged while exploring a new adventure each month! This interactive story time for grades K-3 allows students to play, create, and learn a new lesson with an Ike connection.

See the ONLINE schedule below!

IN-PERSON sessions are available for schools located in Dickinson County, Kansas, and bring an IKEducator right into your classroom! Click here to register for an in-person session.

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K-1 Online Story Time

K-1 Story Time Sessions are the second Wednesday of every month at 9:00 am CST or 11:00 am CST.

SEPTEMBER 13, 2023: I is for Ike — Our lively IKEducators use the alphabet and a correlating "Go Fish" game to encourage students to begin getting to know Ike.

OCTOBER 11, 2023: Human Computer — Learn what it was like for Mary Jackson to overcome challenges and become the first African American woman to work at NASA.

NOVEMBER 8, 2023: Parachute — This compelling book lends a sympathetic ear to children's fears while simultaneously assuring readers that they can overcome them.

DECEMBER 13, 2023: Too Many Tamales — This is the story of a treasure thought to be lost in a batch of tamales; of a desperate and funny attempt by Maria and her cousins to eat their way out of trouble; and the warm way a family pulls together to make it a perfect Christmas after all.

JANUARY 10, 2024: The Dot — With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark — and follow where it takes us.

FEBRUARY 14, 2024: My Way or the Highway — With help, Cora June learns that there is a difference between being assertive and being bossy. See what additional lessons are learned in this eye-opening tale about the benefits of not always getting your way.

APRIL 10, 2024: The Greatest Thing: A Story about Buck O'Neil —  Join Buck O'Neil through this first-person narrative from his childhood dreams to the famous Field of Legends. Follow him on his journey from backyard games with rag balls, to playing baseball with the Kansas City Monarchs, to becoming the first Black coach in the major leagues, and more. 


2nd-3rd Grade Online Story Time


2nd-3rd Story Time sessions are the second Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am CST or 12:00 pm CST.

SEPTEMBER 13, 2023: Dwight D. Eisenhower, The 34th President — As a general during WWII, Dwight D. Eisenhower planned a huge attack and helped win the war. How did Eisenhower's experience in the military shape his two terms as president? In this fascinating introduction, young readers will learn about Eisenhower's early life, his achievements as president, and the many ways he is remembered today. 

OCTOBER 11, 2023: The Marvelous Things That Came from a SpringOne day, a spring fell from the desk of Richard James, an engineer and a dreamer. Its coils took a walk…and so did Richard’s imagination. He knew right away that he had stumbled onto something marvelous, something that would become one of the most popular toys in American history.

NOVEMBER 8, 2023: Magic Ramen — Inspiration struck when Momofuku Ando spotted the long lines for a simple bowl of ramen following World War II. Magic Ramen tells the true story behind the creation of one of the world's most popular foods.

DECEMBER 13, 2023: Eloise at Christmastime — It's Christmastime in New York and Eloise is warm & cozy in her apartment at the Plaza Hotel but as usual, the lively young lady's high energy creates havoc with the other guests and staff of the hotel.

JANUARY 10, 2024: Ruby Bridges — The extraordinary true story of Ruby Bridges, the first Black child to integrate a New Orleans school. This book explores an amazing moment in history and celebrates the courage of a young girl who stayed strong in the face of racism.

FEBRUARY 14, 2024: The Relatives Came — Relatives came & the weeks of their visit are filled with lots of hugs, snuggled sleeps, eating good food, playing outside, and more! This warm recounting of a family visit and the lively illustrations that accompany it sweetly convey the excitement, well-being, and nostalgia that come with a visit from relatives.

MARCH 13, 2024: Goodnight Astronaut — Scott Kelly was born for adventure. But exploring takes a lot of energy— and sleep is the super fuel to turbocharge dreams. Luckily, sleeping can be exciting if you're drifting off in the right place. Join Scott on his many adventures, and maybe they'll inspire dreams of your own!

APRIL 10, 2024: The Little Aces: A Golf Story — During one of the brothers' typical golf games, Julian's golf ball mysteriously disappears. Julian and Eli, determined not to derail their game, set out to find the ball. Follow the brothers as they try to solve the mystery.