Join Ms. Elaine, Terhune Orchards‘ beloved educator, as she invites children to virtually visit a different spot each week at the farm.
June 15, 2021
Join Ms. Elaine and learn all about these incredible insects who surface once every 17 years to serenade us with their summer songs.
May 11, 2021
You may think of worms as wriggly and weird, but they actually play an extremely important role in the growing of plants. Join Ms. Elaine to learn all about our dirt-dwelling friends on this week’s Story Corner!
May 5, 2021
Join Ms. Elaine on this week’s Story Corner to learn all about the lifecycle of these fuzzy friends, and why bees are important for so much more than their delicious honey.
April 27, 2021
“The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits”
Learn how we keep them and other wild animals out of our farm so that we can protect our crops. Then join us for a story about the habits of rabbits and visit our own farm bunnies Ginger and Spice.
April 20, 2021
“Rot: The Bravest in the World.”
Join Ms. Elaine to go through the process of preparing the vegetable beds, planting some spuds and meeting the wriggly friends who help our veggies to grow big and strong.
April 13, 2021
Join Ms. Elaine to learn about the different forms water can take and why it is so essential for all of our lives.
April 4, 2021
“The Best Nest”
Join Ms. Elaine to learn about different kinds of nests, where birds make them, and what they make them out of.
March 29, 2021
Join Ms. Elaine on this week’s Story Corner to meet some of our tractors and learn how they help us out on the farm.
March 22, 2021
“Frog and Toad are Friends”
Join Ms. Elaine as we hop our way around the farm, finding out what our friends the plants and animals re up to now that springtime is finally here.
March 16, 2021
Join Ms. Elaine to learn all about the lengthy process that transforms a sheep’s coat into yours And in this week’s story, meet a free-spirited, fluffy, one-of-a-kind sheep named Woolbur.
March 8, 2021
“G is for Garden State: A New Jersey Alphabet”
Join Ms. Elaine to learn all about the amazing history and hallmarks of our beautiful state.
March 2, 2021
“Hello, Arnie: An Arnie the Doughnut Story”
Join Ms. Elaine and our friend Arnie the doughnut to learn all about the goodies you can find in a bakery. You “donut” want to miss it!
February 22, 2021
“Duck on a Bike”
Join Ms. Elaine and Cherry the duck for a fun story full of frolicking farm animals.
February 15, 2021
“Squirrel’s Family Tree”
Are you friends with the squirrels 🐿 in your backyard? In this week’s Story Corner, meet Ms. Elaine’s favorite squirrel, Smudge, and learn all about our furry friends.
February 9, 2021
“Over and Under the Snow”
Join Ms. Elaine on this week’s Story Corner to learn about all the goings-on of our animal friends in this winter.
February 2, 2021
How do they stay warm on a snowy winter’s day? Get cozy and find out with Ms. Elaine on this week’s Story Corner.
January 26, 2021
“What To Do with a Box”
Join Ms. Elaine to explore some fun boxes, and learn how to transform even the most boring old box into a playground for your imagination.
January 19, 2021
Join Ms. Elaine on this week’s Story Corner to see how our imaginations can transform a boring day into an adventure!
January 12, 2021
Join us on this week’s Story Corner for a journey to the snowy Ukraine, and a cozy adventure full of animals.
January 5, 2021
“The Old Truck”
A story from guest reader, Ms. Tannwen!
December 29, 2020
Join Ms. Elaine for a winter walk through the woods in this week’s Story Corner. And next time you’re outside at night, keep an ear out for a distant “hoo-hoo-hooo”!
December 22, 2020
“When Winter Comes”
Join us for a winter walk to look and listen for our animal friends in this week’s Story Corner.
December 15, 2020
“The Gingerbread Man”
Join Ms. Elaine to learn all about how the Gingerbread Man was made 🌾🥚 — and then chase him with us in our story as he runs, runs, runs as fast as he can!
December 8, 2020
“Berlioz the Bear”
Find out with Ms. Elaine and the story of Berlioz the bear on this week’s Story Corner.
December 1, 2020
“Seaver the Weaver”
Join Ms. Elaine on this week’s Story Corner to learn about our web-weaving friends!
November 24, 2020
“The Tickle Stories”
Even though you may not be able to see all of your family in person this year during the holidays, they are sure to be in your hearts — as you are sure to be in theirs.
November 17, 2020
“Carl and the Meaning of Life”
Join Ms. Elaine on this week’s Story Corner to follow the journey of a little worm searching for his purpose in life.
November 10, 2020
“All in a Day”
Join Ms. Elaine to read about a busy day on the farm. And while you’re here with us, take a moment to take a breath, take a break, and enjoy this beautiful world around us.
November 3, 2020
“Bear Came Along”
Join Ms. Elaine for a journey over the river and through the woods in this week’s Story Corner!
October 27, 2020
Join Ms. Elaine to visit our not-so-scary friends the scarecrows! And stick around after the story to meet our new farm arrivals: guinea hen chicks !
October 20, 2020
Join us for a new segment on Story Corner: Poetry Place! Learn about our friends the insects through meter and rhyme. We hope that you have a very nice time!
October 13, 2020
“The Song and Dance Man”
Wonderful Ms. Elaine brings sunshine to this rainy day.
October 6, 2020
“This Is the Sunflower”
Join Ms Elaine as we read “This Is the Sunflower” by Lola M. Schaefer and illustrated by Donald Crews.
September 29, 2020
It’s pumpkin season! Learn all about our big orange friends, as well as their many colorful cousins, this week on Story Corner with Ms. Elaine!
September 22, 2020
“Cheers for a Dozen Years”
Join Ms. Elaine for a visit to the farm store, full of colorful fruits and veggies, and a story all about late summer’s bounty!
September 15, 2020
“Hatch, Egg, Hatch”
Join Ms. Elaine and visit our ladies as we read about their babies this week on Story Corner!
September 8, 2020
“The Cow Buzzed”
Watch out for bees and cover your sneeze! Join Ms. Elaine and our farm animals for this week’s Story Corner.
September 1, 2020
“Amelia Bedelia’s First Apple Pie”
Join Ms. Elaine for “Amelia Bedelia’s First Apple Pie” by Herman Parish & illustrated by Lynne Avril
August 25, 2020
“The Listening Walk”
Join Ms. Elaine as we read “The Listening Walk” by Paul Showers and illustrated by Aliki
August 18, 2020
“Did You Say Pears”
Join Ms. Elaine for: “Did You Say Pears?” by Arlene Alda
August 11, 2020
“The Peach Tree”
Join Ms. Elaine for “The Peach Tree” by Norman Pike & illustrated by Robin and Patricia DeWitt
August 4, 2020
Join Ms. Elaine for “Yucky Worms” by Vivian French and illustrated by Jessica Ahlberg
July 28, 2020
“The Rooster Who Lost His Crow”
Join Ms. Elaine for “The Rooster Who Lost His Crow” by Wendy Cheyette Lewison and illustrated by Thor Wickstrom.
July 21, 2020
“Waiting for Wings”
Join Ms. Elaine for “Waiting For Wings” by Lois Ehlert.
July 14, 2020
Join Ms. Elaine for “Oliver’s Vegetables” by Vivian French and illustrated by Alison Bartlett.
July 7, 2020
“The Reason for a Flower”
Join Elaine as we read “The Reason for a Flower” by Ruth Heller.
June 30, 2020
Join Ms. Elaine for “Jamberry” by Bruce Degen.
June 16, 2020
“Whose Garden Is It?”
Story: “Whose Garden Is It?” by Mary Ann Hoberman and illustrated by Jane Dyer