Monday, April 2, 2012

Gardens - Family Storytime

This is for an all ages, whole family storytime:
  • Opening - If You're Happy and You Know It
  • Book #1 - The Curious Garden by Peter Brown
  • Book #2 - The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss, pictures by Crockett Johnson
  • Stand up activity - Little Flower Open Up (action song to the tune of "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" written by Carol Hopkins

Little flower begin to grow
Open up your petals bright
Swaying in the sunshine light
Come and let the bees buzz right
Little flowers in the night
Closing up your petals tight

  • Flannelboard - Plant a Little Seed (song I learned from Nancy Stewart from
  • Book #3 - One Little Seed by Elaine Greenstein
  • Activity - Baby Bumblebee (action song from Toddler Action Songs by Cedarmont Kids)
  • Closing - Use scarves with the song "Water, Wind, and World" from The Second Line by Johnette Downing
  • Family Small Motor Activity - Create flowers with foam shapes

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