Monday, July 13, 2009

Colors & Patterns Storytime

Storytime for 1-1/2 to 3 year olds:
Blue sky up above
(arms up over head)
White snow on the ground
(touch the ground)
Yellow sun overhead
(arms circle over head)
Pink and brown and beige toes on our feet
(touch toes)
Green plants all around
(turn in a circle)
Many colored butterflies
(flap arms for butterfly wings)
All sit down
(flap arms as you slowly sit down on floor)
  • Flannelboard/Activity – Place colored squares into a pattern on the magnetic side of the flannelboard, be sure to have the children help you make the pattern as it repeats
  • Book #2 – Snappy Little Colors by Kate Lee, et al. (pop-up)
  • Activity – Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum See My Fingers, See My Thumbs (fingerplay from Mother Goose Time by Jane Marino)
  • Closing - Rhythm sticks using "Goin' On a Bear Hunt" from Kids In Action by Greg and Steve
  • Craft –Glue color squares into a pattern line (the same squares and colors used in the flannelboard activity)

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