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Storytime: Horses

Books “Are You a Horse?” by Andy Rash “Noni the Pony” by Alison Lester “Clip-Clop” by Nicola Smee I’m a Little Cowboy (Tune: I’m a Little Teapot) I’m a little cowboy, here is my hat (tap head) Here are my spurs (tap feet) And here at my chaps (pat legs) When I get up, I… Read More Storytime: Horses

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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: Fruit

Books “Blueberry Mouse” by Alice Low “The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear” by Don & Audrey Wood Picked a Berry (Tune: Clementine) Picked a blueberry, picked a blueberry (picking motion) That was growing in the sun (circle arms above head) Then I washed it and I ate it (pretend… Read More Storytime: Fruit

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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: 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: Royalty

Books “Who Wants a Dragon” by James Matthew “I didn’t Do It!” by tony Ross Royal Family This fingerplay is exactly like “Daddy Finger.” Thumb – King Pointer – Queen Middle – Prince Ring – Princess Pinkie – Royal Baby King finger, king finger (tap thumb) Where are you? Here I am, here I am… Read More Storytime: Royalty

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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