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In the City

OPENING SONG:   Walking, Walking OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Black Birds Open, Shut Them BOOKS: All Through My Town by Jean Reidy City Animals by Simms Taback Subway by Anastasia Suen FINGERPLAYS/ACTION RHYMES: The Seals on the Bus The seals on the bus go arp, arp, arp arp, arp, arp, arp, arp, arp The seals on…

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Construction Time!

Week 5 of Summer Reading includes building, digging, trucks, and construction! SRP PROGRAM: PRESCHOOL OPENING SONG: Shakin’ Everywhere by Jim Gill from the album Irrational Anthem & More Salutes to Nonsense BOOK 1: Tip Tip, Dig Dig by Emma Garcia I blew up pictures of each truck and laminated them so that I could use them…

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Trucks!

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: If You’re Happy and You Know It OPENING RHYMES: Two Little Blackbirds Open, Shut Them BOOK 1: Tip Tip Dig Dig by Emma Garcia Great book that shows all kinds of construction trucks! Uses repetition when describing what each truck does (dig dig, push push, etc.) FINGERPLAY: Where are Trucks? (Thumpkin) Where is…

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Fire Trucks

TODDLER PROGRAM OPENING SONG: Mister Sun OPENING RHYMES:  Open, Shut Them Two Little Blackbirds BOOK 1: Fire Truck by Peter Sis Matt LOVES fire trucks.  One morning he wakes up and he IS a fire truck!  He has many adventures saving a teddy bear, a cat, and turning on his siren.  Simple, fun, and perfect…

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Away we GO!

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME Wow!  70 children and adults came to storytime again this week! OPENING SONG – Can’t Wait to Celebrate from Jim Gill’s Irrational Anthem album BOOK 1 –   Dinosaur Trainby John Guerney FLANNEL GUESSING GAME– Vehicle Guessing Game Credit:  Storytime Magic by Kathy Macmillan Print my Vehicle Guessing Game CLIPART here. I have headlights…

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Boats

TODDLER STORYTIME OPENING SONG: Mister Sun OPENING RHYMES: Open, Shut Them Two Little Blackbirds The Grand Old Duke of York BOOK 1: Sail Away by Donald Crews Crews has a gift for whisking his readers away on exciting trips in different vehicles; in the same form as Freight Train and School Bus, Sail Away takes…

Sunflower Storytime: Airplane Craft

Things that GO!

TODDLER STORYTIME Trucks, planes, cars and trains  . . . make for a very active storytime! OPENING SONG: The More We Get Together OPENING RHYMES: Open, Shut Them Two Little Blackbirds If You’re Happy And You Know It (action version) To parents and caregivers: You have probably noticed that we always start with the same…