Wednesday, February 13, 2013

My Body Storytime

Storytime for 1 to 3 year olds: 
Open, shut them
(open and close hands)
Open, shut them
Give a little clap (clap)
Open, shut them
Open, shut them
Put them in your lap
(put hands in lap)

Creep them, creep them
Under your chin
(creep fingers up chest)
Open your mouth, but don't put them in
(do as words say)

Open, shut them
Open, shut them
Give a little clap
Open shut them
Open shut them
Put them in your lap 
  • Flannelboard/Math Activity - How Many Feet? 
Birds have two.
Dogs have four.
Beetles have six.
Spiders have eight.
That's quite a lot more than me,
Because I only have 2 feet!
  • Book #2 - Here Are My Hands by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault, illustrated by Ted Rand
  • Activity – Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes (action rhyme)
  • Closing - Use scarves to the song "Milkshake" from Songs for Wiggleworms by Old Town School of Folk Music
  • Craft – Glue sewing trim onto a gingerbread man shape

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Lego My Library - Winter Snow

A fun Lego building block storytime intended for children 4 to 9 years old.

Book:  Immi's Gift by Karin Littlewood

Lego challenge: Create something you might see in the snow