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We had a blast today reading stories and singing songs about monsters! There was a lot of growling, roaring and general monster silliness!

Shake My Sillies Out
If You Every See a Monster
BOOK: When a Monster is Born – Sean Taylor

Five Green and Speckled Frogs
Baby Bumblebee
BOOK: There are Monsters Everywhere – Mercer Mayer
What Do Monsters Do?
Head Shoulders Knees and Toes
BOOK: The Tickle Monster is Coming! – James Otis Thach
I’m a Little Teapot
Monster Pokey (claws, horns, tail, whole self)
BOOK: There was an Old Monster! – Rebecca, Adrian & Ed Emberley
Bubblegum
If You’re a Monster and You Know It (clap your claws, stomp your feet, growl real loud)
Goodbye Song

Craft:
Monster Paperbag Puppet

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Dogs! – Baby Storytime

Bark! Woof! Grrrr…. Today we shared stories about dogs! We even saw some dogs in the park through our library window!

Welcome Song
Open, Shut Them
This is Big, Big, Big (thanks, Melissa!)
BOOK: Dogs – Emily Gravett
Zoom!
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Five Little Puppies
Clap Your Hands
Tickle Bees!
BOOK: A Good Day – Kevin Henkes
Peekaboo!
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Patty Cake
BOOK: Where’s Spot? – Eric Hill
This is the Way We…
Kissing Rhyme
Merry Duke of York
Goodbye Song

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Movement! Baby Storytime

Today we danced, wiggled and played with books and rhymes about movement!

Welcome Song
Can You Hide Your Eyes?
Clap Your Hands
Kissing Rhyme
Jack in the Box
BOOK: Dance with Me – Charles R. Smith Jr.
Five Little Fingers Game
Old MacDonald (with puppets)
Tickle Bees
Cheek, Chin
Merry Duke of York
BOOK: This is the Way a Baby Rides – Susan Meyers
This is the Way…
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Touching Game
BOOK: Tickly Under There – Debi Gliori
Peekaboo!
10 Little Fingers
Zoom!
Goodbye Song

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I was so happy to be back at our Family Storytime today! I really missed seeing everyone. We had a lot of fun reading stories about love and kisses, and then we made valentines!

Shake My Sillies Out
BOOK: How Do I Love You? – Leslie Kimmelman
Baby Bumblebee
Five Green and Speckled Frogs
BOOK: How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You? – Jane Yolen
I Have a Little Heart
Five In the Bed
BOOK: I Love Animals – Flora McDonnell
Down By the Bay
Head Shoulders Knees and Toes
BOOK: Kisses – Nanda Roep & Marijke ten Cate
Bubblegum
If You Love Me and You Know It (blow a kiss, make a heart, say I Love You!)
Goodbye Song

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Love! Baby Storytime

Today we shared more stories about love in celebration of Valentine’s Day! We love singing songs and making new friends and playing with bubbles!

Welcome Song
Clap Your Hands
Open, Shut Them
This is the Way…
BOOK: What Do You Love? – Jonathan London
Cheek, Chin
Kissing Rhyme
Pat a Cake
This is Big, Big, Big
Tickle Bees
Put Your Hands Up High
Peekaboo!
BOOK: Mommy Loves Her Baby – Tara Jaye Morrow
Zoom!
The Merry Duke of York
Wheels on the Bus
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Bumble Bee
Goodbye Song

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Had another fun Saturday morning! We had a small group, but there was so much energy!

Shake My Sillies Out
BOOK: How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You? – Jane Yolen
5 Green and Speckled Frogs
Baby Bumblebee
BOOK: Tumble Bumble – Felicia Bond
Five Little Fingers
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Down by the Bay
BOOK: The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the
Big Hungry Bear – Don and Audrey Wood
5 in the Bed
Head Shoulders Knees and Toes
BOOK: Mooses Come Walking – Arlo Guthrie
Bubblegum
Ants Go Marching
Goodbye Song

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Love! Baby Storytime

It’s February, and a perfect time to share our favorite stories about the things that we love!

Welcome Song
Put Your Hands Up High
Kissing Rhyme
Zoom!
BOOK: The I Love You Book – Todd Parr
Itsy Bitsy Spider
This is the Way…
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
10 Little Fingers
This is Big, Big, Big (Thanks to Melissa for this one!)
Peekaboo!
BOOK: I Love Animals – Flora McDonnell
Pat a Cake
The Merry Duke of York
Tickle Bees
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

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