Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Plenty of fish in the sea

I found plenty of good books about fish, so I though it might be time to share with the kiddos!!

Opening Song: Shake My Sillies Out - Raffi

Book: Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea by Jan Peck

Song: Alphabet Song

Book: Gilbert Goldfish wants a Pet by Kelly DiPucchio

Song: 5 Little Sea Creatures (Taken from Preschool Education - Ocean Songs)

Book: Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count On by Lois Ehlert

Craft: Fish Bowl Craft (Taken from First School)

Nice shoes!!

I have a brand new favorite book about shoes, so I just had to have a story time around it!!

Opening Song: Shake My Sillies Out - Raffi

Book: Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin

Song: Hickory Dickory Dock

Book: Which Shoes Would You Choose? by Betsy Rosenthal

Flannel Board Activity: Count the Shoes

Book: Whose Shoes? A Shoe for Every Job by Stephen Swinburne

Craft: Footprint and Hand print Butterfly

Animals on the Farm

There are always plenty of fabulous books about farm animals!!!

Opening Song: Shake My Sillies Out - Raffi

Book: Stuck in the Mud by Jane Clarke

Song: Old McDonald

Book: Pigs to the Rescue by John Himmelman

Rhyme: This Little Piggy

Book: Does a Cow Say Boo? by Judy Hindley

Craft: Googly eye pigs with a curly pipe cleaner tail!! (idea taken from All Kids Network - Pig Craft for Kids)

New Year, New Books!

I just LOVE reading new books to the kids!! I always tell them that these are BRAND NEW books, and NO ONE has heard them in story time - they get to be FIRST!!! They love that and we always have a good time with them!!

Opening Song: Shake My Sillies Out - Raffi

Book: The Croaky Pokey! by Ethan Long

Song: Humpty Dumpty

Book: Homer the Library Cat by Reeve Lindberg

Song: Itsy Bitsy Spider

Book: The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse by Eric Carle

Craft: In Honor of Homer the Library Cat - Cat Faces!!

Time for Christmas

And now, Christmas!!! Nothing like posting about Christmas story time in March, is there?? But, I have some great Christmas books and loved sharing them with my kids!!

Opening Song: Shake My Sillies Out - Raffi

Book: Bear Stays Up for Christmas by Karma Wilson

Song: Jingle Bells

Book: Merry Christmas, Big Hungry Bear! by Don and Audrey Wood

Song: Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer

Book: Counting Christmas by Karen Katz

Craft: Decorate Christmas Trees

Snow falls in winter

Now that it is 80 degrees outside - let me post my story time about SNOW!!!

Opening Song: Shake My Sillies Out - Raffi

Book: Ten on the Sled by Kim Norman

Song: I'm a Little Snowman

Book: All You Need for a Snowman by Alice Schertle

Song: 1 Little, 2 Little, 3 Little Snowflakes

Book: Mouse's First Snow by Lauren Thompson

Craft: Cotton Ball Snowman

Watch out for the Monsters!!

It was very exciting for me to find some fun books about Monsters. They're not really so scary, I promise!!

Opening Song: Shake My Sillies Out - Raffi

Book: My Monster Mama Loves Me So by Laura Leuck

Song: 1 Little, 2 Little, 3 Little Monsters

Book: Big Scary Monster by Thomas Docherty

Rhyme: Five Little Monsters Jumping on the Bed (just like 5 little monkeys!)

If You're a Monster and You Know It by Rebecca and Ed Emberly

Craft: Monsters!! (Taken from All Kids Network - Shape Monster Crafts)