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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: Family

Books “Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa” by Anna Dewdney “Guess How Much I Love You” by Sam McBratney “The Family Book” by Todd Parr Grandma’s Glasses These are grandma’s glasses (circle fingers around eyes) This is grandma’s hat (place hands above head) And this is the way she folds her hands (interlace fingers) And lays… Read More Storytime: Family

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Storytime: Picnic

Books “It’s the Bear!” by Jez Alborough “We’re Going on a Picnic!” by Pat Hutchins Bananas Unite Bananas unite! (clap hands over head) Peel bananas, peel peel bananas (move hands down body) Peel bananas, peel peel bananas Chop bananas, chop chop bananas (make chopping motion with hands) Chop bananas, chop chop bananas Mash bananas, mash… Read More Storytime: Picnic

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Storytime: Monsters

Books “Tickle Monster” by Edouard Manceau “If You’re a Monster ¬†and You Know It” by Rebecca & Ed Emberley Ten Little Monsters 1 little, 2 little, 3 little monsters 4 little, 5 little, 6 little monsters 7 little, 8 little, 9 little monsters 10 little monsters roaring at me “Go Away, Big Green Monster” by… Read More Storytime: Monsters

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Storytime: Ocean Animals

Books “Rub-a-Dub Sub” by Linda Ashman “The Pout-Pout Fish” by Deborah Diesen “I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean” by Kevin Sherry Five Little Fishies Five little fishies swimming in the sea (swimming motion) Teasing Mr. Shark, “No you can’t catch me, no you can’t catch me” (wave finger side to side) Along comes Mr.… Read More Storytime: Ocean Animals

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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: Snowmen

Books “All You Need for a Snowman” by Alice Schertle “Snowmen at Night” by Caralyn Buehner “100 Snowmen” by Jen Arena Snow on the Rooftop by Kathy Reid-Naiman Snow on the rooftops (make pointed roof shape with arms) Snow on the trees (hold arms up like branches) Snow on the green grass (touch ground) And… Read More Storytime: Snowmen