Berries and Bears!

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: Mister Sun OPENING FINGERPLAY: Two Little Brown Bears I purchased these¬†cute little bear finger puppets came from Cheryl Smith’s Etsy Shop: Little Brown Bear & Dark Brown Bear. I added a little felt berry for each of them to hold to go along with this rhyme…. Two little brown bears eating…

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 ūüôā 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, Caf√©! 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…

Picnic Storytime

OPENING SONG: Mister Sun OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Blackbirds¬†(soft & loud) Open, Shut Them ACTION RHYME: Picnic Time I opened up¬†storytime by asking the group what we should bring on our picnic.¬†We chanted the rhyme below as we packed up all of¬†our picnic food. They loved playing with this cute picnic basket set! The Kidoozie…

Ice Cream

I Scream! You Scream! We all Scream for ICE CREAM! ¬†TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: Can’t Wait to Celebrate OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Blackbirds Open, Shut Them BOOK 1: The Ice Cream King by Steve Metzger ACTION RHYME: Ice Cream I like ice cream. Yes I do! One scoop for me? No! Make it two! Hmmm…

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 ūüôā 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…

Party Time!

TODDLER PROGRAM It’s so sad to say that this was my last storytime for our Spring session ūüė¶ so of course we decided to throw a little party! This party themed storytime actually ended up being very fun¬†despite my sadness!¬†Parents and children brought in treats and snacks, we made party streamers, and did some dancing!…

Hungry for Storytime

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: If You’re Happy and You Know It OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Blackbirds Open, Shut Them FINGERPLAY: Way Up High in the Apple Tree Way up high in the apple tree, two¬†red apples smiled at me I shook that tree as hard as I could Down came the apples ‚Ķmmmm they were¬†good!…

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…

Birthdays

This was my first ever, reader requested theme. And it was tons of fun!¬† Thanks for the great idea Betty. OPENING SONG: Mister Sun OPENING RHYMES:¬† Open, Shut Them Two Little Blackbirds ACTION RHYME: Birthday Months I started out by asking everyone, “Do you have a birthday?”¬† “When is your birthday?” Some knew, some didn’t,…