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Storytime: Art

Books: “The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse” by Eric Carle “I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More” by Karen Beaumont “Mouse Paint” by Ellen Stoll Walsh This is the Way (Tune: Mulberry Bush) This is the way we stir the paint, stir the paint, stir the paint (stirring motion) This is the way we stir… Read More Storytime: Art

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Storytime: Garden

Books Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert What Does Bunny See? by Linda Sue Park Up, Down and Around by Katherine Ayres Five Green Peas Five green peas in a pea pod pressed (make fist) One grew, two grew, so did all the rest (raise fingers 1 by 1) They grew and they grew and… Read More Storytime: Garden

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Storytime: Crayons

Books “Harold and the Purple Crayon” by Crockett Johnson “The Crayon Box that Talked” by Shane DeRolf “Go to Bed, Monster!” by Natasha Wing How a Crayon is Made We started the storytime by talking about our favorite colors and how crayons are made. I didn’t read “What Happens at a Crayon Factory?” verbatim but… Read More Storytime: Crayons

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Storytime: Owls

Books “I’m Not Cute!” by Jonathan Allen “Wow! Said the Owl” by Tim Hopgood “Owl Babies” by Martin Waddell Owl in the Tree (Tune: Skip to My Lou) Owl in the tree says, who, who, who Owl in the tree says, who, who, who Owl in the tree says, who, who, who Who, who are… Read More Storytime: Owls

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Storytime: Colors

Books “Mouse Paint” by Ellen Stoll Walsh “Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes” by Eric Litwin “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin Jr. I Have a Crayon I gave each child a crayon before we began the rhyme, when their color was called they came and stuck it… Read More Storytime: Colors

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Storytime: Letter G

Books “Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andrea “Where is Green Sheep?” by Mem Fox “Planting a Rainbow” by Lois Ehlert ABC Magnets I like to start and end the Alphabet program by singing our ABCs. To start I put out all of the letter magnets and have the children tell me what letter is missing,… Read More Storytime: Letter G

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Storytime: Colors

Books “Mouse Paint” by Ellen Still Walsh “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin Jr. Dog’s Colorful Day by Emma Dodd Flannel Board I read this book along with the flannel board I created a while back,┬áif there are not a lot of children I actually give each child a dot… Read More Storytime: Colors