Saturday, October 25, 2014

Flying Gizmos Storytime

Storytime for 1-1/2 to 3 year olds:
  • Opening - Skinnamarink, Sticky Sticky Bubblegum
  • Book #1 – Planes Fly! by George Ella Lyon, illustrated by Mick Wiggins
  • Stand-up Activity – "The Airplane Song" from Whaddaya Think of That? by Laurie Berkner
  • Bridge - Open, Shut Them (fingerplay)
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 
  • Book #2 – This Plane by Paul Collicutt
  • Activity – The Airplane (action chant I found a long time ago)
The airplane has great big wings
Its propeller spins aroundand sings
The airplane goes up
The airplane goes down
The airplane flies high
All over town
  • Closing - Rhythm sticks using "Goin' On a Bear Hunt" from Kids In Action by Greg and Steve
  • Craft – Glue paper strips onto a helicopter picture for helicopter rotor blades

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