Narrating Tales of Preschool Storytime

"There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, So just give me a happy middle and a very happy start." -Shel Silverstein

Under the Sea Storytime

Jellyfish Clip art

This week we talked about creatures under the sea!

Songs:

Bubblegum By: Dr Jean

Popcorn calling me By: Laurie Berkner (We used shakers)

Flannel Board:

I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean!

Books:

I’m the Biggest Think in the Ocean By: Kevin Sherry

Hooray for Fish! By: Lucy Cousins

This is Not My Hat By: John Klassen

Check out my sea tag on my Shelfari page for more good books that I didn’t have time to read!

Craft:

We made our own jellyfish out of a coffee filter and tissue paper. They turned out soooo cute!  They even float like a jellyfish!

Jellyfish Craft!

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Birthday Storytime

Birthday Cake Clip art

This week we talked about birthdays!  (Mine is tomorrow, so I figured it was the perfect theme 🙂 )

Songs:

The Goldfish By: Laurie Berkner

Tooty Ta By: Dr Jean

Flannel Board:

Five Birthday Candles

Books:

If you Give a Cat a Cupcake By: Laura Numeroff

A Birthday for Cow! By: Jan Thomas

Don’t Spill the Beans By: Ian Schoenher

Check out my birthday tag on my Shelfari page for more good books that I didn’t have time to read!

Craft:

I have a huge cupcake die cut that the kids colored and put “sprinkles” on.

Birthday Cupcake Craft

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Dog Storytime

Dog Clip art

This week we talked about dogs!

Songs:

Come on and sing with me By: Mr Eric and Mr Michael-We used egg shakers and pretended to play the instruments.

I Took a bath in a Washing Machine By: Jim Gill

Flannel Board:

Dog’s Colorful Day

Books:

The Pigeon Wants a Puppy By: Mo Willems

Dog’s Colorful Day By: Emma Dodd

Bark, George! By: Jules Feiffer

Check out my dog tag on my Shelfari page for more good books that I didn’t have time to read!

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Owl Storytime!

Owl Clip art

This week we talked about owls!

Songs:

The Goldfish By: Laurie Berkner

Shakin’ Everywhere By: Jim Gill

Flannel Board:

Five Little Owls

Books:

Little Owl Lost By: Chris Haughton

A Book of Sleep By: Il Sung Na

Wow! Said the Owl By:  Tim Hopgood

Check out my owl tag on my Shelfari page for more good books that I didn’t have time to read!

Craft:

We made these adorable owls out of craft tubes!  Notice I didn’t say toilet paper tubes.  I don’t like to collect those at work for crafts, it kinda grosses me out.  So, I was able to purchase them here!

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Food Storytime!

Food Clip art

This week we talked about food!

Songs:

Fruit Salad Salsa By: Laurie Berkner (We used the parachute for this song and pretended the parachute was the bowl and the kids LOVED it!)

My Ups and Downs By: Jim Gill (since we already had a the parachute out, we did this song too.  They loved looking under it when we went up)

I Feel Crazy So I Jump in the Soup By: Laurie Berkner

Flannel Board:

Ice Cream Colors

Books:

The Watermelon Seed By: Greg Pizzoli

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Pop-up version) By: Eric Carle

Who Ate All the Cookie Dough? By: Karen Beaumont

Check out my food tag on my Shelfari page for more good books that I didn’t have time to read!

Craft:

We made ice cream cones out of paper die cuts and decorated them with sprinkles and cherries!

Ice Cream Cone Craft

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