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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: Sports

Books “Get Up and Go!” by Nancy Carlson “Goodnight Football” by Michael Dahl “Clothesline Clues to Sports People Play” by Kathryn Helen and Deborah Hembrook Baseball Player (Tune: Frere Jacques) Baseball player, baseball player Swing the bat, hit the ball (pretend to swing a bat) Run around the bases, run around the bases (run in… Read More Storytime: Sports

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Storytime: Thanksgiving

Books “The Night Before Thanksgiving” by Natasha Wing “Feast for 10” by Cathryn Falwell “Thank You, Thanksgiving” by David Milgrim Some Families Some families are large (arms out wide) Some families are small (put hands together) But I love my family best of all! (hug self or child) Source: Preschool Education We Eat Turkey (Tune:… Read More Storytime: Thanksgiving

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Storytime: Fall

Books “Mouse’s First Fall” by Lauren Thompson “Fall Leaves Fall!” by Zoe Hall “The Busy Little Squirrel” by Nancy Tafuri Mother Nature, Did You Sneeze (Tune: Twinkle, Twinkle) Falling, falling, falling leaves (wiggle hands down) Mother nature did you sneeze? Aaaachoo Red ones, yellow ones, orange and brown (hold up fingers) Big ones, littles ones,… Read More Storytime: Fall

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Storytime: Halloween

Books “Where’s My Mummy?” by Carolyn Crimi “Trick or Treat Countdown” by Patricia Hubbard Five Little Pumpkins Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate (hold up 5 fingers) The first one said, “Oh my, it’s getting late.” (put hands on cheeks) The second one said, “There are witches in the air.” (shade eyes and look)… Read More Storytime: Halloween

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Storytime: Garden

Books “Up, Down, and Around” by Katherine Ayres “Growing Vegetable Soup” by Lois Ehlert “The Carrot Seed” by Ruth Krauss Five Fat Peas Five fat peas in a peapod pressed (hold up 5 fingers and intertwine hands) One grew, two grew and so did all the rest (raise fingers up 1 by 1) They grew… Read More Storytime: Garden

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Storytime: Construction

Books “Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site” by Sherri Duskey Rinker “Construction Kitties” by Judy Sue Goodwin Sturges “One Big Building” by Michael Dahl Five Little Nails Five little nails, standing straight and steady (hold up 5 fingers) Here I come with my hammer ready (make fist with other hand) With a bam, bam, bam (tap fist… Read More Storytime: Construction

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Storytime: Summer

Books “Mouse’s First Summer” by Lauren Thompson “One Hot Summer Day” by Nina crews “Sea, Sand, Me” by Patricia Hubbell Mr. Sun Mr. Sun, Sun, Mr. Golden Sun (circle arms overhead) Please shine down on me Mr. Sun, Sun, Mr. Golden Sun Hiding behind a tree (shield eyes) These little children are asking you To… Read More Storytime: Summer

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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