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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

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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: 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: Royalty

Books “Who Wants a Dragon” by James Matthew “I didn’t Do It!” by tony Ross Royal Family This fingerplay is exactly like “Daddy Finger.” Thumb – King Pointer – Queen Middle – Prince Ring – Princess Pinkie – Royal Baby King finger, king finger (tap thumb) Where are you? Here I am, here I am… Read More Storytime: Royalty

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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