March 8th, 2016
The Books We Read:Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem FoxA Splendid Friend, Indeed by Suzanne BloomA Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip Stead
Songs & Activities:The More We Get TogetherIncorporating sign language.Credit:Miss Holly, Skokie Public Library
Storytime StretchReach for the ceiling, touch the floor.Stand up again, let's do some more.Touch your shoulders, then your knees,Now your shoulders, like this, you see!Reach for the ceiling, touch the floor.Stand up. Sit down. There is no more.Credit: Adapted from Jbrary
Inspired by the balloon in A Sick Day for Amos Mcgee. Some children chose to write a message,but most simply had fun decorating with stickers, crayons, and glitter glue!
March 27, 2018
The Books We Read:A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip SteadLittle Tug by Stephen SavageThe Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
Songs & Activities:We Clap and Say HelloWe clap and say hello! We clap and say hello!With our friends at storytime, we clap and say hello!
We [wiggle, jump, hop, stomp, dance, spin, whisper] and say hello...Credit: Jbrary
The More We Get Together(Sung with sign language for key words)The more we get together, together, together.The more we get together, the happier we'll be.'Cause your friends are my friends and my friends are your friends.The more we get together, the happier we'll be.Credit: Traditional
Craft—Little Tug Collage
We used bubblewrap stampers and brushes to paint landscapes for our tugboat rescue scenes.
Everyone had a different interpretation...