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Archive for March, 2010

Counting! Baby Storytime

Today we counted fingers, toes, and lots of hugs and tickles!

Welcome Song
10 Little Fingers
Put Your Hands Up High
Kissing Rhyme
Zoom!
BOOK: Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes – Mem Fox and Helen Oxenbury
Clap Your Hands
Toast in the Toaster
Tickle Bees
This is Big, Big, Big (thanks Melissa!)
Itsy Bitsy Spider
BOOK: Mommy Hugs – Karen Katz
Patty Cake
Cheek, Chin
Merry Duke
Wheels on the Bus
Goodbye Song

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Spring is here! We welcomed it in with stories about gardens, flowers, and animals coming out of hibernation!

Shake My Sillies Out
Spring Wind
BOOK: Bear Wants More – Karma Wilson
Five Little Fingers
Baby Bumblebee
BOOK: My Garden – Kevin Henkes
Five Little Flowers
5 Green and Speckled Frogs
Head and Shoulders
BOOK: Planting a Rainbow – Lois Ehlert
Ants Go Marching
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Craft:
Coffee Filter Butterflies

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It’s spring, it’s spring! Time to enjoy the beautiful weather and read stories about gardens and baby animals!

Welcome Song
Open, Shut Them
Clap Your Hands
Patty Cake
BOOK: Wee Little Lamb – Lauren Thompson
I Went to Visit a Farm One Day (sheep, pig, cow, duck)
Zoom!
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Toast in the Toaster
Tickle Bees!
Itsy Bitsy Spider
BOOK: Planting a Rainbow – Lois Ehlert (big book)
This is Big, Big, Big
Merry Duke of York
Peekaboo!
This is the Way We…
Wheels on the Bus
Goodbye Song

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Things aren’t always what they seem! Today we read stories with pictures that aren’t always what they appear to be at first look!

Welcome Song
Put Your Hands Up High
This is Big, Big, Big
Cheek, Chin!
Merry Duke of York
BOOK: My Heart in Like a Zoo – Michael Hall
This is the Way…
Patty Cake
Tickle Bees
Matching Game (thanks Melissa!)
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Kissing Rhyme
Itsy Bitsy Spider
10 Little Fingers
BOOK: It Looked Like Spilt Milk – Charles G. Shaw (big book)
5 Little Fingers game
Clap Your Hands
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

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Today was very colorful! We looked at colors all around us, and read stories about mixing them into new colors!

Shake My Sillies Out
Color Rhyme
I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More (song with puppet)
BOOK: Blue Goose – Nancy Tafuri
Down By the Bay
Five Green and Speckled Frogs
BOOK: My Many Colored Days – Dr. Seuss
Head Shoulders Knees and Toes
Baby Bumblebee
Mouse Paint (felt story)
BOOK: Patrick Paints a Picture – Saviour Pirotta
Bubblegum
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Craft:
Water Coloring Painting

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Today we explored the jungle with animal stories and songs!

Welcome Song
Open, Shut Them
Patty Cake
Toast in the Toaster
The Animals in the Jungle (frog, crocodile, monkey, snake)
BOOK: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed – Eileen Christelow
This is Big, Big, Big
This is the Way We…
Tickle Bees!
The Elephant Goes
Itsy Bitsy Spider
BOOK: If You’re Happy and You Know It! – Jane Cabrera
Kissing Rhyme
Zoom!
Peekaboo!
Clap Your Hands
Goodbye Song

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Birds! Baby Storytime

Tweet, tweet! Today we shared stories and rhymes about all of our feathered friends!

Welcome Song
Put Your Hands Up High
Tickle Bees!
Feathered Birds – Magnet Story
I Bounce You Here (Thanks, Melissa!)
BOOK: Birds – Kevin Henkes
Merry Duke of York
Zoom!
Where is Little Bird? – Magnet Story (Thanks again, Melissa!)
Two Little Blackbirds
10 Little Fingers
BOOK: If You Were a Penguin – Wendell & Florence Minor
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Cheek, Chin!
Three Little Ducks – Magnet Story
Clap Your Hands
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

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