April 12th, 2016
The Books We Read:Otto the Book Bear by Katie CleminsonRed Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree by Naoko StoopSongs & Activities:Storytime StretchReach for the ceiling, touch the floor.Stand up again, let's do some more!Touch your shoulders, then your knees;Now your elbows, like this you see.Reach for the ceiling, touch the floor.Stand up! Sit down! There is no more.Credit: Revised from Jbrary
Bread and Butter--GoodbyeBread and butter, marmalade and jam;Let's say "Goodbye" as HIGH as we can:"Goodbye!" (in a high voice)
Bread and butter, marmalade and jam;Let's say "Goodbye" as LOW as we can:"Goodbye!" (in a deep voice)Continue, inserting other opposites: Loud-Quiet, Fast-Slow, Serious-Silly...Credit: Jbrary
More fun with watercolors--and stickers and crayons!
January 23rd, 2018
The Books We Read:Not a Stick by Antoinette PortisKing Jack and the Dragon by Peter BentlyI'm a Frog! by Mo Willems
Songs and Fingerplays: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, dance, spin, whisper] and say hello...Credit: Jbrary
Snowflake DanceSnowflakes, snowflakes all around. In the air and on the ground.Some are big and some are small. Roll them into a snowball.When the sun comes out to play, all the snowflakes melt away!Credit: Intellidance
Project—My Circle/My Square:Taking inspiration from Not a Stick, the kids used precut circles and squares to create their own unique pictures. Here is one example: