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Raccoons

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME  OPENING SONG: Shakin’ Everywhere by Jim Gill from the album Irrational Anthem & More Salutes to Nonsense THEME:  Raccoons Ask: “Have you ever seen a raccoon before?  What do they look like?” (Striped tails, looks like they’re wearing a mask) Show: A picture of a raccoon from a non-fiction book Ask: “Do we…

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In the City

OPENING SONG:   Walking, Walking OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Black Birds Open, Shut Them BOOKS: All Through My Town by Jean Reidy City Animals by Simms Taback Subway by Anastasia Suen FINGERPLAYS/ACTION RHYMES: The Seals on the Bus The seals on the bus go arp, arp, arp arp, arp, arp, arp, arp, arp The seals on…

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Horses

Everyone LOVED this storytime about horses! OPENING SONG:   Walking, Walking OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Black Birds Open, Shut Them BOOKS: Clip Clop by Nicola Smee Are You a Horse? by Andy Rash When the Leaf Blew In by Steve Metzger FINGERPLAY: 10 Galloping Horses Ten galloping horses, (hold up ten fingers) Came through town. (slap…

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Milk & Cookies

We started out the fall storytime session with something extra yummy… cookies! FYI..when doing this storytime you MUST bring treats.. we had M&M sugar cookies :) OPENING SONG:   Walking, Walking OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Black Birds Open, Shut Them BOOKS: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff The Cow Loves Cookies by…

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Painted Upholstered Storytime Chair

Have you been seeing painted upholstery all over Pinterest and DIY blogs lately?  Well, we’ve jumped on the painted-upholstery bandwagon too!  And now we have a cool, new storytime chair. We started with a chair that we already had at the library.  It was a good size and shape, but after years of use it…

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Creepy, Crawly, Café

Sticking with the Summer Reading theme for the week, Grossology, we hosted Einstein’s Creepy, Crawly, Café! This was such an awesome family night! Although it took a bit of prep work to make all the food it was definitely worth it to see the kid’s reactions. This would be a great idea for Halloween too…