Underground Animals Storytime

Can you believe it’s already week 3 of Summer Reading? We can’t! Time flies when you’re having fun 🙂 This week we learned all about burrowing, underground animals! SRP PROGRAM: PRESCHOOL OPENING SONG: Shakin’ Everywhere by Jim Gill from the album Irrational Anthem & More Salutes to Nonsense BOOK 1: Mole Babies by David Bedford Such…

Worms & Gardens

The second week of SRP is themed around soil & dirt! The soil conservation came to our library with a Soil Tunnel Trailer that showed what it looks like underground! We learned about composting, gardening, root vegetables, and worms. Storytime this week was all about wiggly worms and beautiful gardens! SRP PROGRAM: PRESCHOOL OPENING SONG: Shakin’…

Dinosaur Preschool Storytime

Summer Reading has officially begun at our library! To go along with this year’s theme, Dig Into Reading, our first week of SRP is all things DINOSAURS – this went over well in preschool storytime 🙂 SRP PROGRAM: PRESCHOOL OPENING SONG: Shakin’ Everywhere by Jim Gill from the album Irrational Anthem & More Salutes to Nonsense BOOK…

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

TODDLER PROGRAM This week we had a special storytime! Everyone was invited to a Teddy Bear’s Picnic – including favorite bears and stuffed animals 🙂 I was so excited to do this theme thinking it would be a beautiful Spring day, but I was very wrong! Flurries are blowing here in Kansas! Regardless of the…

Dinosaurs

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: If You’re Happy and You Know It OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Blackbirds Open, Shut Them BOOK 1: Dino Pets by Lynn Plourde I absolutely love the illustrations in this book! It’s also a rhyming book which is a plus 🙂 FINGERPLAY/ACTION RHYME: Dinosaurs Spread your arms, way out wide Fly like…

Monkey Business!

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: If You’re Happy and You Know It OPENING RHYMES: Open, Shut Them Two Little Blackbirds BOOK 1: Be Quiet, Mike! by Leslie Patricelli This book is about monkey mike and his love for making music! It was an interactive book, which the children really enjoyed. On specific pages the children were able to yell…

Butterflies

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: Mister Sun OPENING RHYMES:  Open, Shut Them Two Little Blackbirds SIGN LANGUAGE: Butterfly Cross wrists, palms toward you, lock thumbs, and flutter fingers to represent the shape and movement of a butterfly.

Farm Animals

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: Mister Sun OPENING RHYMES:  Open, Shut Them The Grand Old Duke of York BOOK 1: Cock-a-Doodle Quack! Quack! by Ivor Baddiel It’s baby rooster’s job to wake up all of the other farm animals in the morning – but he can’t seem to get the words right.  He tries copying other…

Baby Animals

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: Mister Sun OPENING RHYMES:  Open, Shut Them Two Little Blackbirds FINGERPLAY: Where Is Brown Bear? Tune: Frere Jacques Where is baby bear? Where is baby bear? Here I am! Here I am! How are you today, bear? Very well, I thank you. Growl, growl, growl. Where is piglet? Where is piglet?…