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Today was the last 3 year old storytime before summer. We shared stories about colors today to gear up for this year’s Summer Reading Program theme, Get Creative at Your Library! So much fun!

Books:
Patrick Paints a Picture – Saviour Pirotta
Mouse Paint (big book) – Ellen Stoll Walsh
My Many Colored Days – Dr. Seuss
Full Color – Etienne Delessert

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
Five in the Bed
Hokey Pokey
I’m a Little Teapot
Down By the Bay
Baby Bumblebee
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Wheels on the Bus
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: Raffi compilation

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YAAARRRRR! Today we swashbuckled, swabbed, and sailed our way through some fantastic pirate stories! We even walked the plank!

Books:
This Little Pirate – Philemon Sturges
Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC – June Sobel
The Night Pirates – Peter Harris
Bubble Bath Pirates! – Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
I’m a Little Teapot
Five in the Bed
Down By the Bay
The Wheels on the Bus
Baby Bumblebee
Goodbye Song

If You’re a Pirate and You Know It – borrowed from Born Librarian

Music used: Raffi compilation

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We really got our exercise today! We read stories about dancing, jumping, sports, and acting like animals!

Books:
Playground Day! – Jennifer J. Merz
Jump! – Steve Lavis
Hilda Must Be Dancing – Karma Wilson
Toddlerobics (Animal Fun) – Zita Newcome
Let’s Play Baseball! – Charles R Smith Jr.

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
The Wheels on the Bus
Baby Bumblebee
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Five in the Bed
Down By the Bay
I’m a Little Teapot
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
Hokey Pokey
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: Storytime playlist
Animal Sounds – The Aggrolites (Yo Gabba Gabba)
Furry, Happy Monsters – R.E.M. (Sesame Street version)
We’re Going to the Zoo – Raffi
Banana! – The Aggrolites (Yo Gabba Gabba)
Bananaphone! – Raffi
Shake My Silles Out – Raffi
Down By the Bay – Raffi

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Today we shared monkey stories! I was sick today, so Miss Tracy filled in.

Books:
Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree- Eileen Christelow
One Monkey Too Many – Jackie French Koller
A Monkey Among Us – Dave Horowitz
Ten Naughty Little Monkeys – Suzanne Williams

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
I’m a Little Teapot
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
Old MacDonald Had a Band
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Down By the Bay
Brush Your Teeth
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Wheels on the Bus
Bubblegum Song
Goodbye Song

Music used: Raffi compilation

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See ya later alligator, after awhile crocodile! Today we read stories and rhymes about our green friends that live in the swamp!

Books:
Very Boring Alligator – Jean Gralley
There’s An Alligator Under My Bed – Mercer Mayer
For Pete’s Sake – Ellen Stoll Walsh
Egad, Alligator! – Harriet Ziefert

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Five Little Monkeys
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
I Have a Little Gator
Down By the Bay
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Wiggles
The Wheels on the Bus
Alligator, Alligator
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: Storytime playlist
Animal Sounds – The Aggrolites (Yo Gabba Gabba)
Furry, Happy Monsters – R.E.M. (Sesame Street version)
1…2…3…4… – Feist (Sesame Street version)
We’re Going to the Zoo – Raffi
Banana! – The Aggrolites (Yo Gabba Gabba)
Rubber Ducky – Sesame Street
Bananaphone! – Raffi
Shake My Silles Out – Raffi
Down By the Bay – Raffi

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We were feeling quite silly today, so silly stories and silly songs were just what we needed!

Books:
The Cow That Laid an Egg – Andy Cutbill
Silly Sally – Audrey Wood
Tumble Bumble – Felicia Bond
Animals should definitely not wear clothing. – Judi Barrett

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Wiggles
Wheels on the Bus
Down By the Bay
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
Silly Song
Itsy Bitsy Spider
I’m a Little Teapot
Hokey Pokey
Goodbye Song

Music used: Storytime playlist
Animal Sounds – The Aggrolites (Yo Gabba Gabba)
1…2…3…4… – Feist (Sesame Street version)
We’re Going to the Zoo – Raffi
Banana! – The Aggrolites (Yo Gabba Gabba)
Bananaphone! – Raffi
Shake My Silles Out – Raffi
Down By the Bay – Raffi

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Spring is in the air! It’s been Spring for awhile here in Arizona already, but today we celebrated it officially with colorful stories about flowers and animals!

Books:
Cold Little Duck, Duck, Duck – Lisa Westberg Peters
Where is Spring? – Yang-Huan
Planting a Rainbow (Big Book) – Lois Ehlert
Wake Up, It’s Spring! – Lisa Campbell Ernst

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Spring Wind
Five in the Bed
Baby Bumblebee
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
Five Little Flowers
Down By the Bay
I’m a Little Teapot
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: Raffi compilation

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