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Toddler Storytime- Wild About Us!

November 14, 2019

Books: 
Wild About Us by Karen Beaumont
Breathe by Scott Magoon

Music:
“Goldfish” by Laurie Berkner
“Fish Danceby Johnette Downing (we danced with fish puppets and bubbles)

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

Week Nine: Cold
If you’re cold and you know it bundle up.
If you’re cold and you know it bundle up.
If you’re cold and you know it and you really want to show it,
If you’re cold and you know it bundle up.

Week Ten: Love
If you love and you know it flutter your eyes.
If you love and you know flutter your eyes.
If you love and you know it and you really want to show it,
If you love and you know it flutter.

The verses and signs we focused on this week were:

10. 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

Starting to Wiggle
Tune: “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow”, using the ASL sign for stop
My thumbs are starting to wiggle
My thumbs are starting to wiggle,
My thumbs are starting to wiggle,
and now it’s time to stop.
(arms, legs, hips, whole body)

0. Stop ASL

Action Rhyme: Put Your Hands Up High
Put your hands up high,
Put your hands down low.
Put your hands in the middle,
And wiggle just so.
Put your elbows to the front,
Put your elbows in the back.
Put your elbows to the side,
And quack, quack, quack!
Repeat faster)

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

November 14, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

PJ Storytime – Love! – February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019

Books:
Love by Matt de la Pena
Hands Say Love by George Shannon
Love the World by Todd Parr

Music:
I Really Love to Dance by Laurie Berkner
Shake A Friend’s Hand by Carole Peterson

Yoga Pose of the Week:
Flower

Come to sit on your bottom with a tall spine, lift up your legs, balance on your sitting bones, touch the soles of your feet together, and weave your arms under your legs.

S
ongs, Rhymes, & Fingerplays:

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

Fingerplay: I Have A Little Heart
I have a little heart, (sign language for heart)
And it goes thump, thump, thump (pat chest three times)
It keeps right on beating,
When I jump, jump, jump (jump three times)
I get a special feeling, when I look at you. (point to child)
It makes me want to give you a hug or two. (hug yourself)

Felt Story: Who Am I? Heart-Shaped Riddles
Clues:
1. I live in the water. I can swim. I have a tail. I also have fins and big eyes. (Fish)
2. I am a soft and furry pet. I have four legs and a long tail. I have sharp teeth and claws. I like to chase mice. (Cat)
3. I am small and colorful. I have big wings. I live in gardens and forests. I used to be a caterpillar. (Butterfly)

Shaker Prop Song: If You Love To Read Books, Give A Shake
To the tune of “If You’re Happy and You Know It”
If you love to read books, give a shake
If you love to read books, give a shake
If you love to read books, then let your shakers show it
If you love to read books, give a shake
Ask “What are other things you love?” and incorporate answers in the song
Other things: to sing songs, to dance all crazy, play together

Action Rhyme: I Can Hug
I can hug, hug, hug,
I can hop, hop, hop,
I can kiss, kiss kiss,
I can stop, stop, stop.
I can nod my head yes,
And I can shake my head no,
And I can sit down very slow.

Craft
Love Bug Puppets

February 14, 2019 at 6:40 pm Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Love!

February 14, 2018

Books: 
One Family by George Shannon
A Hug is for Holding Me by Lisa Wheeler

Music:
Skinnamarink” by Sharon, Louis & Bram
I’m in the Mood” by Raffi (we danced with instuments)

Letter of the Week: Ee
Each week we will learn a new letter and ASL/Baby Sign Language word. We sing the following song signing the words in bold.

(Tune: The Farmer and the Dell)
E is for excited/elephant
E is for excited/elephant
There are many words with the letter E
is for excited/elephant

        Letter E                               Excited                                              Elephant

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

Nursery Rhyme
Rock, and rock, and rock on the wall.
Rock, and rock, I hope we don’t fall!

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.

Action Rhyme
Shake them shake them
Shake them shake them
Shake them just like this!

Roll them Roll them
Roll them Roll them
Blow a little kiss!

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

February 14, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Love!

 

February 15, 2018

Books: 
Elvis Presley’s Love Me Tender by Elvis Presley
Love always Everywhere by Sarah Massini

Felt Story: Who Am I? Heart-shaped Riddles
Clues:
1. I live in the water. I can swim. I have a tail. I also have fins and big eyes.
2. I am a soft and furry pet. I have four legs and a long tail. I have sharp teeth and claws. I like to chase mice.
3. I am small and colorful. I have big wings. I live in gardens and forests. I used to be a caterpillar.

Music:
I Love You (more than my shoe)” by Roger Day
I Really Love to Danceby Laurie Berkner (we danced with shakers)

Letter of the Week:
This week we learned the letter Qq.
We used the following words as examples: question mark, queen, and quack.

Songs, Rhymes, & Fingerplays:

Opening Song: Hello Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Say hello with your hands.
Hello friends, hello friends.
Say hello with your hands.
Hello friends.

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

Transition Rhyme
Snowman, snowman, turn around.
Snowman, snowman, touch the ground
Snowman, snowman, jump up high.
Snowman, snowman, make the snow fly.
Snowman, snowman, run, run, run.
Snowman, snowman, here’s the sun.
Snowman, snowman, sway, sway, sway.
Snowman, snowman, melt away.

Closing Song: Goodbye Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Say goodbye with your hands.
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends.
Say goodbye with your hands.
Goodbye friends.

February 15, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Love

Books:
Love Monster by Rachel Bright
Hands Say Love by George Shannon

Felt Story:
“H-E-A-R-T” (Tune of BINGO)
There is a shape and it means love
And heart is its name-o.
H-E-A-R-T, H-E-A-R-T, H-E-A-R-T,
And heart is its name-o!

Songs:
“I Love It” by Eric Litwin and Mr. Michael
“Love Grows One by One” by Carole Peterson (with movement)
“Lovely, Love My Family” by The Roots (with instruments)

Letter of the Week:
This week we are learning about the letter Qq.

Songs & Rhymes:

Opening Song: Welcome, Welcome Everyone
Welcome, welcome everyone, (use sign language for “hello”)
Now you’re here we’ll have some fun.
First we’ll clap our hands just so,
Then we’ll bend and touch our toes.
Welcome, welcome everyone,
Now you’re here we’ll have some fun.

Song Cube:
• I’m a Little Teapot
• ABC’s
• Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
• The Itsy Bitsy Spider
• B.I.N.G.O.
• Wheels on the Bus

Hand Hearts
I put my hands together,
This is how I start
I curve my fingers right around,
And I can make a heart!

If You’re Ready for a Story
If you’re ready for a story clap your hands.
If you’re ready for a story stomp your feet.
Clap your hands and stomp your feet.
Make your hands all nice and neat.
If you’re ready for a story take a seat.

Closing Song: Tickle the Clouds
Tickle the clouds
and tickle your toes
Clap your hands
and tickle your nose
Reach down low
And reach up high
Story time’s over —
Wave bye-bye!

February 10, 2017 at 1:19 pm Leave a comment

Kindness & Feelings

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Books

Hooray for Hat! by Brian Won
Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney
Hug Machine by Scott Campbell
Love Monster and the Last Chocolate by Rachel Bright

Music

“Your Face Will Surely Show It” by Jim Gill, Jim Gill Makes it Noise in Boise, Idaho
“Skinnamarink” by Sharon, Lois & Bram, Great Big Hits!
“I Feel Crazy So I Jump in the Soup” by Laurie Berkner, Victor Vito
“I’m in the Mood” by Raffi, Rise and Shine

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Fingerplay: Here’s a Cup
Here’s a cup and here’s a cup
And here’s a pot of tea
Pour a cup, pour a cup
And drink some tea with me
Great to do with a partner – see Jbrary’s version

Song: We’re Going to Shake Our Shakers
Tune: Jimmy Crack Corn
We’re going to shake our shakers high and low.
We’re going to shake our shakers high and low.
We’re going to shake our shakers high and low,
Until someone says…….STOP!
Shake our shakers … Fast and slow
Shake our shakers … Left and right
Shake our shakers … Front and back

Song: If You’re Happy and You Know It
If you’re happy and you know it give a shake
If you’re happy and you know it give a shake
If you’re happy you know it and you really want to show it
If you’re happy and you it give a shake
Tap, wiggle

February 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm Leave a comment

Hugs & Kisses

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Books

Hug Machine by Scott Campbell
Hugs from Pearl by Paul Schmid
Won’t You Be My Kisseroo? by Joanne Ryder, illus. by Melissa Sweet
Kitty’s Cuddles by Jane Cabrera

Music

“I Love It” by Eric Litwin, Rockin’ Red
“Skinnamarink” by Sharon, Lois & Bram, Great Big Hits!
“Shake Your Scarves” by Johnette Downing, The Second Line

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Movement Rhyme: I Can Hug
I can hug, hug, hug
I can hop, hop, hop
I can kiss, kiss, kiss
I can stop, stop, stop
I can nod my head for yes
I can shake my head no
And I can sit down very slow

Song: If You Love Somebody and You Know It
If you love somebody and you know it clap your hands
If you love somebody and you know it clap your hands
If you love somebody and you know it then your face
will surely show it.
If you love somebody and you know it clap your hands
If you love somebody and you know it . . .
Shout hooray . . .
Give a hug . . .
Blow a kiss . . .

Song: Put Your Scarves in the Air
Put Your Scarves in the Air
Put your scarves in the air, in the air
Put your scarves in the air, in the air
Put your scarves in the air, now set them on your hair
Put your scarves in the air, in the air

Put your scarves . . .
On your knees, be sure not to sneeze!
On your tummy, now rub it nice and yummy
On the floor, now pick them up once more

February 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm Leave a comment

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