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Toddler Storytime- In the Dark!

October 31, 2019

Books: 
Night Lights by Susan Gal
If You’re a Monster and you Know It by Rebecca & Ed Emberley

Music:
“Wimoweh” by Laurie Berkner
“We Are Monstersby Mr. Eric and Mr. Michael (we danced with instruments)

Feeling of the Week
Each week we will learn a new feeling in American Sign Language and sing about that feeling to the tune of “If You’re Happy and you Know It”. Every week we will repeat the verses we previously learned and add the new verse to it for more repetition, practice, and fun!

Week One: Happy
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.
If you’re happy and you really want to show it,
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.

Week Two: Sad
If you’re sad and you know it cry boo hoo.
If you’re sad and you know it cry boo hoo.
If you’re sad and you really want to show it,
If you’re sad and you know it cry boo hoo.

Week Three: Angry
If you’re angry and you know it jump around.
If you’re angry and you know it jump around.
If you’re angry and you really want to show it,
If you’re angry and you know it jump around.

Week Four: Thirsty
If you’re thirsty and you know it take a drink.
If you’re thirsty and you know it take a drink.
If you’re thirsty and you really want to show it,
If you’re thirsty and you know it take a drink.

Week Five: Dirty
If you’re dirty and you know it take a bath.
If you’re dirty and you know it take a bath.
If you’re dirty and you really want to show it,
If you’re dirty and you know it take a bath.

Week Six: Hungry
If you’re hungry and you know it eat some food.
If you’re hungry and you know it eat some food.
If you’re hungry and you really want to show it,
If you’re hungry and you know it eat some food

Week Seven: Hurt
If you’re hurt and you know it ask for help.
If you’re hurt and you know it ask for help.
If you’re hurt and you really want to show it,
If you’re hurt and you know it ask for help.

Week Eight: Hot
If you’re hot and you know it fan off.
If you’re hot and you know it fan off.
If you’re hot and you really want to show it,
If you’re hot and you know it fan off.

The verses and signs we focused on this week were:

8. ASL

 

Songs, Rhymes, & Fingerplays:
Opening Song: Hello Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Hello friends, hello friends
Hello friends, it’s time to say hello!

Song Cube:
• I’m a Little Teapot
• ABC’s
• Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
• The Itsy Bitsy Spider
• If You’re Happy and You Know It
• Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Tip Toe, Tip Toe
Tune: Frère Jacques, using the ASL sign for stop
Tip toe, tip toe, tip toe, tip toe,
Hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop,
Running, running, running, running, running, running, running, running,
Time to stop time to stop,
Time to stop time to stop,
(walking, marching)

0. Stop ASL

Action Rhyme: Slippery Fish
Using ASL for the bolded words and Baby Sign Language specifically for the word shark
Slippery fish, slippery fish swimming in the water
Slippery fish, slippery fish
gulp, gulp, gulp… oh no!
It’s been eaten by an…

Octopus, octopus swimming in the water
Octopus, octopus
gulp, gulp, gulp… oh no!
It’s been eaten by a…

Tuna fish, tuna fish swimming in the water,
Tuna fish, tuna fish
gulp, gulp, gulp… oh no!
It’s been eaten by a…

Great white shark, great white shark swimming in the water
Great white shark, great white shark
gulp, gulp, gulp… oh no!
It’s been eaten by a…

Humongous whale, humongous whale swimming in the water
Humongous whale, humongous whale
gulp, gulp, gulp… buuuuuurp
Excuse me!

Slippery Fish ASL.png

Closing Song: Goodbye Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends,
Goodbye friends, it’s time to say goodbye!

October 31, 2019 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Puppies!

October 24, 2019

Books: 
Puppy Truck by Brian Pinkney
Fetch by Jorey Hurley

Music:
” by …
“…by … (we danced with …)

Feeling of the Week
Each week we will learn a new feeling in American Sign Language and sing about that feeling to the tune of “If You’re Happy and you Know It”. Every week we will repeat the verses we previously learned and add the new verse to it for more repetition, practice, and fun!

Week One: Happy
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.
If you’re happy and you really want to show it,
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.

Week Two: Sad
If you’re sad and you know it cry boo hoo.
If you’re sad and you know it cry boo hoo.
If you’re sad and you really want to show it,
If you’re sad and you know it cry boo hoo.

Week Three: Angry
If you’re angry and you know it jump around.
If you’re angry and you know it jump around.
If you’re angry and you really want to show it,
If you’re angry and you know it jump around.

Week Four: Thirsty
If you’re thirsty and you know it take a drink.
If you’re thirsty and you know it take a drink.
If you’re thirsty and you really want to show it,
If you’re thirsty and you know it take a drink.

Week Five: Dirty
If you’re dirty and you know it take a bath.
If you’re dirty and you know it take a bath.
If you’re dirty and you really want to show it,
If you’re dirty and you know it take a bath.

Week Six: Hungry
If you’re hungry and you know it eat some food.
If you’re hungry and you know it eat some food.
If you’re hungry and you really want to show it,
If you’re hungry and you know it eat some food

Week Six: Hurt
If you’re hurt and you know it ask for help.
If you’re hurt and you know it ask for help.
If you’re hurt and you really want to show it,
If you’re hurt and you know it ask for help.

7. Feelings ASL

Songs, Rhymes, & Fingerplays:
Opening Song: Hello Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Hello friends, hello friends
Hello friends, it’s time to say hello!

Song Cube:
• I’m a Little Teapot
• ABC’s
• Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
• The Itsy Bitsy Spider
• If You’re Happy and You Know It
• Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Tip Toe, Tip Toe
Tune: Frère Jacques, using the ASL sign for stop
Tip toe, tip toe, tip toe, tip toe,
Hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop,
Running, running, running, running, running, running, running, running,
Time to stop time to stop,
Time to stop time to stop,
(walking, marching)

0. Stop ASL

Action Rhyme: Slippery Fish
Using ASL for the bolded words and Baby Sign Language specifically for the word shark
Slippery fish, slippery fish swimming in the water
Slippery fish, slippery fish
gulp, gulp, gulp… oh no!
It’s been eaten by an…

Octopus, octopus swimming in the water
Octopus, octopus
gulp, gulp, gulp… oh no!
It’s been eaten by a…

Tuna fish, tuna fish swimming in the water,
Tuna fish, tuna fish
gulp, gulp, gulp… oh no!
It’s been eaten by a…

Great white shark, great white shark swimming in the water
Great white shark, great white shark
gulp, gulp, gulp… oh no!
It’s been eaten by a…

Humongous whale, humongous whale swimming in the water
Humongous whale, humongous whale
gulp, gulp, gulp… buuuuuurp
Excuse me!

Slippery Fish ASL.png

Closing Song: Goodbye Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends,
Goodbye friends, it’s time to say goodbye!

October 24, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Story and Craft, September 11 – Bugs

Today at story time we made new friends, read stories about bugs and made our own little butterfly friends to take home.

Books

Some Bugs by Angela DiTerlizzi and Brendan Wensel

Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug By Mark Newgarden & Megan Montague Cash

Caterpillar Dreams By Clive Mcfarland

Music

Ladybug by Frank Leto

Craft

Today we used colorful pipe cleaners and tissue paper to built little butterflies just like Henri became in Caterpillar Dreams.

Rhyme

The Ants Go Marching Two by Two

The ants came marching two by two, hurrah! hurrah!
The ants came marching two by two, hurrah! hurrah!
The ants came marching two by two
The little one stopped to tie his shoe.
They all go marching down in the ground and out of the rain,
Boom, Boom, Boom.

The ants came marching three by three…
The little one stopped to climb a tree.

The ants came marching four by four…
The little one stopped to shut the door….

The ants came marching five by five…
The little one stopped to take a dive….

… The ants came marching ten by ten
The little one stopped to say THE END!

Thanks For Visiting! Hope to see you all next week.

September 11, 2018 at 11:57 am Leave a comment

Pets

Last week we had fun talking about our favorite pets and some pets we wished we had.

Books

If I Had a Gryphon By Vikki Vansickle & Cale Atkinson
A Pet for Petunia By Paul Schmid
A Unicorn Named Sparkle by Amy Young

Craft
Today we decorated and extra long dog with letters and dream pets. The kids had a really fun time spelling out there names

Rhyme

My Pet Dinosaur by Carole Peterson

My pet dinosaur,
In my closet hear her roar. [ROAR]
Cats and dogs are such a boar,
That’s why I have a dinosaur. [ROAR]

Thanks For Visiting! Hope to see you all next week.

February 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm Leave a comment

Music & Movement – January 12, 2018

Book

The Very Very Very Long Dog  by Julia Patton
Wiggle by Doreen Cronin
The ABCs of Yoga for Kids  by Teresa Anne Power

Music

“Hot Diggity” from Georgiana Stewart
“As I Was Walking to Town” by Carole Peterson
“The Dance Along Gong Song” by Jim Gill
“Wag the Dog” by The Wiggles

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Song: The More We Get Together
The more we get together, together, together.
The more we get together, the happier we’ll be.
For your friends are my friends.
And my friends are your friends.
The more we get together, the happier we’ll be.

Movement Rhyme: Stamp Your Feet

Stamp, stamp, stamp your feet,
Stamp them all around.
Stamp them loud, then stamp them soft,
Now don’t make a sound.

Clap, clap, clap your hands
Clap them all around.
Clap them loud, then clap them soft,
Now don’t make a sound.

Shaker Song: Popcorn
Pop! Pop! Pop!
Put the corn into the pot.
Pop! Pop! Pop!
Shake and shake it ’til it’s hot.
Pop! Pop! Pop!
Lift the lid and what have you got?
Pop! Pop! Pop! __________!

Movement Rhyme
Hands go up and hands go down.
I can turn myself around.
I can stand up on one shoe.
I can listen so can you.
Now lets sit I’ll show you how.
The next story is starting now.

Movement Rhyme: Wave Goodbye
Wave high, wave low,
I think it’s time, we gotta go.
Wave your elbows, wave your toes,
Wave your tongue and wave your nose.
Wave your knees, wave your lips,
Blow a kiss with fingertips.
Wave your chin, wave your eye,
Wave your hand and say “Goodbye!”

January 12, 2018 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

Valentines Day Story Time Part 2

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Books
The Love Monster, By Rachel Bright
Love Splat, By Rob Scotton
Valentine Surprise, By Corinne Demas
Never Too Little to Love, ByJeanne Willis and Jan Fearnley

Music

Spin Again, By Jim Gill
Turn Around/Jack in the Box, By Sue Schnitzer

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

 Fingerplay: Valentines, Valentines

Valentines, valentines, how many do you see?
Valentines, valentines, can you count them with me?
One for father, one for mother, and one for grandma too,
One for brother, one for sister,
And here is one for you!

(make heart shape with fingers)

February 13, 2014 at 4:53 pm Leave a comment

Pets

Thursday, January23, 2014

Books
Wag! By Patrick McDonnell
 Hug Time, By Patrick McDonnell
 Children Make Terrible Pets, By Peter Brown
Silly Doggy, By Adam Stower
It’s Raining Pigs and Noodles, By Jack Prelutsky

Music

The Goldfish, By Laurie Berkner

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

 Fingerplay: Five Little Kittens

Five Little Kittens standing in a row
They nod their heads to the children so
They run to the left, they run to the right
They stand up and stretch in the bright sunlight
Along comes a dog, who’s in for some fun
M-e-oooow, see those kittens run!

January 23, 2014 at 11:18 am Leave a comment

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