Shoo Fly

TODDLER STORYTIME It’s that time of year when we have lots of little flies buzzing around us and the fly swatters are permanently out – so what a better time to do a “fly” storytime?  Shoo fly, shoo! OPENING SONG: The More We Get Together OPENING RHYMES: Open, Shut Them Two Little Blackbirds BOOK 1:…

Index of Themes

A – B – C – D – E – F – G – H – I – J – K – L – M – N – O – P Q – R – S – T – U – V – W – X – Y – Z A  Alphabet: ABC’s Animals: One…

Gnome and Fairy Storytime Ideas

As we have been planning for summer reading, we’ve found that there is not much out there on gnomes and fairies to use for storytime.   So here are some ideas to get you started.  (The first three are short rhymes that I wrote.) FINGERPLAY: Two Little Garden Gnomes This is a variation on “Two…

Campfire and S’mores Family Night

This family night started out with the lights out!  Children and parents were told to bring flashlights with them (and we had some extras for those who forgot.) In order to set up we: Set up a small tent with a sleeping bag inside Put a blow-up campfire in front of the tent (from Oriental…

Food Around the World

OPENING SONG – Can’t Wait to Celebrate from Jim Gill’s Irrational Anthem album BOOK 1 –  How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman “Making an apple pie is really very easy.  First, get all of the ingredients at the market. . . ”  But what happens if the market…