Ah, draft posts. When I finished at the library, I still had 29 draft posts for this blog, some dating back almost 2 years when I began it! I’ve sorted through and scheduled for thematically-appropriate dates. Here’s the first, a storytime in preparation for Father’s Day. Opener: Glad to Meet You by Peter and Ellen […]
Bathtime: A fun theme anytime of the year. Opener: My hands say hello with a clap, clap, clap My feet say hello with a tap, tap, tap Clap, clap, clap Tap, tap, tap Roll your hands and wave hello! Source: Mel’s Desk (I think) Scrubba Dub by Nancy Van Laan Five Elephants in a Bathtub via Future Librarian […]
Stacking cups illustrate a food chain: grass, grasshopper, mouse, snake, owl. Picture books about the food chain.
This storytime and craft idea come from Ramblings of a Crazy Woman. With a large group, the story flows better if you tell the story while making a bracelet yourself and then let the children make their own bracelets afterwards. Each bead represents a part of this story of the Pilgrims’ arrival. As you slide each […]
Fall makes me think of owls. Lots of great owl stories, flannels and fingerplays to choose from. It’s obvious I like them from the internal links I’ve added below :) Feel free to add your own owl storytime ideas! Owl Babies by Martin Waddell This Little Owl fingerplay This little owl slept all day (Hold up […]