Summer is finally here, and that means many things. Visiting the zoo, beach, Six Flags, and last but not least butterfly sightings….oh, and fireflies! *heart* Traveling Butterflies by Susumu Shingu Beautiful full page illustrations follow Monarch butterflies from the very beginning of their life cycle as eggs, and follows their journey through various landscapes as they travel from Southern Canada and the United States to … Continue reading Two at Two- New and Favorite Titles
“How much chuck, would a woodchuck chuck? If a woodchuck chucks wood?” Someone PLEASE tell me if that’s right.? I could google it, but I like it when you guys talk back to me! 😉 Chuck and Woodchuck by Cece Bell This story couldn’t be any cuter! Woodchuck belongs to Chuck, and after Chuck brings Woodchuck to class for show and tell, the teacher decides … Continue reading Two at Two – Favorite New Titles
♫ Under the Sea, Un-der the Sea♫ Who doesn’t love the ocean? This storytime just brings to mind the movies that make me smile and their catchy tunes Like “Just keep Swimming ” with Dori and Nemo from Finding Nemo, or my absolute favorite “Kiss the Girl” with Sebastian from the Little Mermaid. (In case you don’t know the magic of Kiss the Girl take … Continue reading Under the Sea– Ocean Animals
This is the week to bring out the chef’s hat, and if you don’t have one, here are easy instructions to make one of your own out of tissue paper and good ole’ legal sized copy paper. Instructions for Paper Chefs Hat. So here are some of the books we read: The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins What happens when you make delicious cookies and … Continue reading ♫ I LIke to Eat, Eat, Eat Apples and Bananas ♫
Nothing and I mean NOTHING gets a 4 year old boy all worked up like Dinosaurs! (Well maybe cars, or starwars, or trains… This Storytime is all about Dinosaurs. This is one of my favorites to use because often the kids teach me since they are usually very informed about the dinosaurs. Harry and the Dinosaurs Go to School by Ian Whybrown This is actual the … Continue reading Dinosaurs Roar!
During the winter session, instead of dedicating the entire 6 weeks to winter stories, I usually present one winterish storytime, that includes stories about winter, snow, mitten, penguins, and/or snowmen. Here’s what I shared this week : (note: I don’t read every book, I mix and match based on the age group and attention span of the attendees.) The First Day of Winter by Denise Fleming … Continue reading It’s Cold Outside: Winter Stories