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…

Creepy, Crawly, Café

Sticking with the Summer Reading theme for the week, Grossology, we hosted Einstein’s Creepy, Crawly, CafĂ©! 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…

Color Exploration

For the third week of summer reading we are exploring colors with crafts, snacks & drinks, art, and experiments! CRAFT: Sandpaper Art Watch in amazement as the sandpaper drawing transfers to the white cardstock! Supplies White Cardstock Sandpaper (The finer the better- we used 150 & 180) Crayons Iron First, I cut the cardstock and…

Grossology

This week in summer reading we are studying GROSSOLOGY! Although a bit yucky, it was a favorite of the all ages! For a large group, set up these as stations. We had a germ station outside, craft station inside, and slime station inside as well. Before breaking off into stations, we played Who Pooped? – an interactive online…

Gross & Messy Storytime

This week’s theme for the summer reading program is GROSSOLOGY! In storytime we are reading smelly and funny books, learning about germs, and making slime! BOOKS: My Monster Smells Gross by Nicky Lander There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Bugs by Johnette Downing Smelly Bill by Daniel Postgate I Stink! & I’m Dirty! by…

Color!

This week’s theme for the summer reading program is Color Science! We even did a few color experiments 🙂 BOOKS: I Say, You Say Colors! by Tad Carpenter Although this book is a bit small it has flaps that lift out making it bigger 🙂 Wow! Said the Owl by Tim Hopgood Monsters Love Colors by Mike…

Volcanoes!

This week’s theme for the summer reading program is Explosions & Eruptions! For storytime we learned all about volcanoes! BOOKS: I had a tough time finding read aloud volcano books so if you have any ideas please let me know 🙂  An Island Grows by Lola Schaefer Three Little Dinosaurs by Charles Fuge VIDEOS: Since I…

The 5 Senses

Since Summer Reading is about to begin I wanted to share a few Fizz, Boom, Read storytime ideas! The 5 Senses is what we are starting off with this summer 🙂 BOOKS: Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal Baby Bear Sees Blue by Ashley Wolff The Girl Who Heard Colors by Marie Harris Five For a Little…

Teeth

OPENING SONG: Mister Sun OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Black Birds (Soft & Loud) Open, Shut Them BOOK 1: Bear’s Loose Tooth by Karma Wilson RHYME: Got My Toothbrush (tune: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star) Got my toothpaste, got my brush, I won’t hurry, I won’t rush. Making sure my teeth are clean, Front and back and…

Birds

OPENING SONG: Mister Sun OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Black Birds (Soft & Loud) Open, Shut Them ACTION RHYME: Little Birds, Little Birds Little birds, little birds, jump up and down. Little birds, little birds, don’t make a sound! Little birds, little birds, tip-toe to me. Little birds, little birds, bend your knees! Little birds, little…