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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: 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: 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: 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: Boats

Books “Who Sank the Boat? by Pamela Allen “Busy boats” by Tony Mitton Splashin Up and Down Splashin up and down in my little red rowboat (lapbounce or pretend to row) Splashin up and down in my little red rowboat Splashin up and down in my little red rowboat Won’t you be my darling (repeat… Read More Storytime: Boats

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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