Rainy Day Storytime

Spring has finally arrived and so have the April showers! The kids really had fun with this one! BOOKS: BOOM! Big, Big Thunder and One Small Dog by Mary Lyn Ray Peep and Ducky Rainy Day by David Martin Boom! Boom! Boom! by Jamie SwensonSplit! Splat! by Amy Gibson FINGERPLAY: Rain is Falling Down The…

Hop Like a Bunny

TODDLER STORYTIME OPENING SONG: Mister Sun We practiced singing this song with sign language again this week. You can print my handout, with instructions and pictures, here. OPENING RHYMES: Open, Shut Them The Grand Old Duke of York SONG: If You’re Hoppy and You Know It A bunny version of “If You’re Happy and You…

Ducks

TODDLER STORYTIME Here’s an entire duck-themed storytime without any 6, 5 or 4 little duck rhymes or songs.  They are great favorites and I’ve included them in the “Additional Rhyme Section” at the end of this post, but I wanted something different for this storytime.  Get ready to move, sing, laugh and waddle! OPENING SONG:…

Gardening (Preschool)

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME It’s Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week!  This year the State Library of Kansas has chosen Up, Down and Around by Katherine Ayres as the selection for the 6th Annual Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week (held November 15-19, 2010.)  Libraries across the state will read Up, Down and Around and will hold programs focused…

Gardening (Toddler)

TODDLER STORYTIME It’s Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week!  This year the State Library of Kansas has chosen Up, Down and Around by Katherine Ayres as the selection for the 6th Annual Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week (held November 15-19, 2010.)  Libraries across the state will read Up, Down and Around and will hold programs focused…