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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: 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: 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: 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: Shapes

Books “Shape by Shape” by Suse MacDonald “The Shape of My Heart” by Mark Sperring “Pick a Circle, Gather Squares” by Felicia Sanzari Chernesky Little, Bigger, Biggest A little circle (make a circle with finger and thumb) A bigger circle (make a circle with 2 hands) And a great big circle I see (make circle… Read More Storytime: Shapes

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Storytime: Letter A

Books “There’s an Alligator Under My Bed” by Mercer Mayer “I’m the Best Artist in the Ocean” by Kevin Sherry “Apple Farmer Annie” by Monica Wellington 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… Read More Storytime: Letter A

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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, if there are not a lot of children I actually give each child a dot… Read More Storytime: Colors