Thanksgiving Storytime

OPENING SONG: Can’t Wait to Celebrate OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Blackbirds Open, Shut Them BOOK 1: 10 Fat Turkeys by Tony Johnston FINGERPLAY: The Turkey The turkey is a funny bird. Hook thumbs together and spread fingers to create turkey tail. Its head goes wobble, wobble. Wobble head back and forth. And all it knows is just…

Spooktacular Storytime- Happy Halloween!

TODDLER PROGRAM  OPENING SONG: Can’t Wait to Celebrate OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Blackbirds Black Bats for Halloween 😉 Open, Shut Them BOOK 1: Click, Clack, Boo! by Doreen Cronin FINGERPLAYS/RHYMES: Ring Around the Pumpkins  Pocket full of spiders Boo! Boo! We all fall down! The ghosts are in the meadow Drinking witches brew Boo! Boo! We all stand…

Hugs!

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: Can’t Wait to Celebrate OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Blackbirds Open, Shut Them BOOK 1: The Perfect Hug by Joanna Walsh ACTION RHYMES/FINGERPLAYS: I Can Hug I can hug, hug, hug, I can hop, hop, hop, I can kiss, kiss kiss, I can stop, stop, stop. I can nod my head yes,…

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’…

Easter Bunnies

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: The More We Get Together OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Blackbirds (Soft and Loud) Open, Shut Them BOOK 1: The Easter Bunny’s Assistant by Jan Thomas A hilarious book about Skunk, who is trying to help the Easter Bunny dye eggs for Easter.  But every time Skunk gets excited about Easter he…..well…..emits…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

TODDLER PROGRAM Happy Valentine’s Day! ❤ OPENING SONG: The More We Get Together OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Love Birds Open, Shut Them BOOK 1: If You’ll Be My Valentine by Cynthia Rylant FINGERPLAY/ACTION RHYMES: Valentines Valentines, valentines, how many do you see? Valentines, valentines, count them all with me One for father, one for mother…

Winter

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: The More We Get Together OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Blackbirds (Soft and Loud) Open, Shut Them BOOK 1: All You Need for a Snowman by Alice Schertle ACTON RHYME: Dressed for Winter I actually brought items to get dressed into- hat, scarf, gloves, boots, etc. The group used actions to pretend getting…

Holiday Caroling Family Night

  Everyone met at the library to pick up song sheets before we headed out to sing.  Having the words to the songs is important! Here are a few well-known tunes that celebrate the season, rather than a specific holiday. Let it Snow Deck the Halls Frosty the Snowman Jingle Bells The Most Wonderful Time of…

Merry Christmas!

TODDLER PROGRAM We celebrated Christmas a little early because this week was my last storytime for the year! 😦 I will begin again in January so be sure to check back for new posts! OPENING SONG: If You’re Happy and You Know It OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Blackbirds Open, Shut Them FINGERPLAY: Santa Here is the…