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Snowmen

Here’s an update from the archive: We hadn’t had any snow here yet, but wouldn’t you know it – just a few days after this storytime…..it snowed!  I think our songs brought the snow to town! OPENING SONG: The More We Get Together BOOK 1: Sneezy the Snowman by Maureen Wright This was the first…

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Whiskers & Wings

For this storytime, we focused on the letter “W.” And since it’s Halloween week, we talked about black cats’ whiskers and bats’ wings (you could easily add in some witches too!) OPENING SONG: Days of the Week (mp3) by the Magic Crayons Tune: The Addams Family theme song FINGERPLAY: Two Little Black Bats To make the finger puppets, I used…

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A Halloween Event

This was a Saturday afternoon event at the library.  Children of all ages and their families were invited for Halloween stories, songs, crafts, and trick-or-treating in the library.  I know I do some version of this every year, but I just never get tired of it.  Seeing all of the kiddos in costume is always…

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Gettin’ the Wiggles Out

Picuture this: It’s storytime morning and you have been working on the perfect storytime plan and have picked out the most spectacular books to match your theme. You are so excited to share this storytime with your group……but instead of being blown away by your storytime-awesomeness, the kids are antsy, and wiggly, and chatty, and…

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Pumpkin Time

It’s that time of year again – time for pumpkins!  This is a storytime plan from the archives that was in need of a little updating.  I’ve included some new pictures and templates for you.  Happy fall! OPENING SONG: The More We Get Together OPENING RHYMES: Open, Shut Them Two Little Blackbirds (or Pumpkins!) Two…