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Storytime: Dinosaurs

Books “Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs” by Byron Barton “Shape by Shape” by Suse MacDonald “Ten Terrible Dinosaurs” by Paul Stickland Dinosaurs Dinosaurs lived long ago Some walked (stomp feet) Some swam (pretend to swim) Some flew you know (flap arms) Some where big (hold hands out to the side) Some where small (lower hands to the floor)… Read More Storytime: Dinosaurs

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Storytime: Monkeys

Books Kiki’s Blankie by Janie Bynum Two Little Monkeys by Mem Fox Monkey and Me by Emily Gravett Bananas for Lunch A fat little monkey had bananas for lunch He peeled and he ate them (peeling motion) Munch, munch, much (eating motion) 1 banana, 2 bananas, 3 bananas, 4 (count on fingers) He ate and… Read More Storytime: Monkeys

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Storytime: Spring

Books “Spring is Here” by Will Hillenbrand “Mouse’s First Spring” by Lauren Thompson “Cold Little Duck, Duck, Duck” by Lisa Westberg Peters Little Bear (Tune: Frere Jacque) (ask children and parents to repeat after you) (this is a great song to do with a bear puppet!) Are you sleepy, are you sleepy (yawn) Little bear,… Read More Storytime: Spring

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Storytime: Clothes

Books “Ella Sarah Gets Dressed” by Margaret Chodos-Irvine “Hooray for Hat!” by Brian Won “Duck Sock Hop” by Jane Kohuth Silly Hat On my head, I wear a hat (pretend to place hat on head) It is such a silly hat That my head will wiggle waggle to and fro (tilt head side to side)… Read More Storytime: Clothes

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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: Bears

Books “Bears on Chairs” by Shirley Parenteau “Sleepy Bear”  by Lydia Dabcovich “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin Jr. A Bear Eats Honey A bear eats honey (pretend to eat) He think it’s yummy in his tummy (rub stomach) But the bees don’t think it’s funny! (shake finger) Buzzzzz Beehive… Read More Storytime: Bears

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Storytime: Bugs

Books “I Love Bugs!” by Philemon Sturges “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle I have a board book set (12 books) for “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” I give each parent and child a book to read together. Some children will look at it at their own pace, while others will follow along with me.… Read More Storytime: Bugs

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Storytime: Tools

Books “Toolbox Twins” by Lola M. Schaefer “Whose Tools Are These?” by Sharon Katz Cooper “Tap Tap Bang Bang” by Emma Garcia Five Little Nails This was a crowd favorite, they loved yelling bam and thought it was so much fun! Five little nails, standing straight and steady (hold up 5 fingers) Here I come… Read More Storytime: Tools