Monday, January 12, 2009


Storytime for 1-1/2 to 3 year olds:
  • Opening - Skinnamarink, Sticky Sticky Bubblegum
  • Book #1 - I Bought A Baby Chicken by Kelly Milner Halls, illustrated by Karen Stormer Brooks
  • Activity - Little Chick, Little Chick (an action rhyme much like Teddy bear, teddy bear turn around)
Little chick, little chick turn around.
Little chick, little chick touch the ground.
Little chick, little chick dance on your toes.
Little chick, little chick touch your nose.
Little chick, little chick reach up high.
Little chick, little chick jump to the sky.
Little chick, little chick find your feet.
Little chick, little chick find your seat.
  • Flannelboard - Hens Of A Different Color (I lost my record of which website this came from)
This little hen is BLACK (hold up black hens)
She stands in the barnyard by a big hay stack.
This little hen is RED (hold up red hens)
She is very tired and won't get out of bed.
This little hen is BROWN (hold up brown hens)
She is feeling glad and wearing a crown.
This little hen is YELLOW (hold up yellow hens)
She's friends with the rooster; he's a handsome fellow.
This little hen is WHITE (hold up white hen)
She dance's and plays, oh what a sight.
This little hen is PURPLE (hold up the purple hens)
She spends her day running around in circles.
This little hen is GREEN (hold up green hen)
She is the silliest hen I've ever seen.
This little hen is BLUE (hold up blue hen)
She lays eggs for me and you.
This little hen is PINK (hold up the pink hen)
She goes down to the pond to get a drink.
All of these hens live at the farm
Out in the big RED barn.
  • Book #2 - Charlie Chick by Nick Denchfield and Ant Parker (Pop-Up)
  • Activity - This Little Chick (I lost my record of which website this came from)
This little chick got into the barn
(hold up index finger)This little chick ate all the corn
(hold up middle finger)This little chick said he wasn't well
(hold up ring finger)And this little chick said he'd go tell
(hold up pinky finger)But this little chick said "Peep, peep, peep!"
(hold up thumb and wiggle it)Please be quiet, I'm trying to sleep!"
  • Closing - Eggshakers using "I Know A Chicken" from Whaddaya Think of That by Laurie Berkner
  • Craft - Coloring sheet

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