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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

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

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

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


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

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

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