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

Book Review

Book Review: If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer L. Armentrout

“If There’s No Tomorrow” by Jennifer L. Armentrout Description: “Lena Wise is always looking forward to tomorrow, especially at the start of her senior year. She’s ready to pack in as much friend time as possible, to finish college applications and to maybe let her childhood best friend Sebastian know how she really feels about him.… Read More Book Review: If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer L. Armentrout


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


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


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


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


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


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