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Story and Craft, September 25 – Wild

Today at story time we made new friends, read stories about reading, being inventive and wild.

Books

Kate Who Tamed the Wind By Elizabeth Garton Scanlon

Baabwaa & Wooliam By David Elliot

Moon by Alison Oliver

Craft
Today we decorated masks so that we could be wild animals.

Rhyme

The rain is falling down, SPLASH!

The rain is falling down, SPLASH!

Pitter patter pitter patter

The rain is falling down, SPLASH!

I like the noisy wind

I like the noisy wind

It roars and it mutters, it shakes and it shutters

I like the noisy wind

The rain is falling down, SPLASH!

The rain is falling down, SPLASH!

Pitter patter pitter patter

The rain is falling down, SPLASH!

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October 16, 2018 at 12:41 pm Leave a comment

Science and Space

Today at storytime we danced to songs about the planets and build a spaceship for our an alien freind.

Continue Reading January 9, 2018 at 1:22 pm Leave a comment

Space and Planets Storytime

Tuesday,  Mar. 7th 2017

Books

Mousetronaut by Mark Kelly
Life on Mars by Jon Agee
The Mouse Who Ate the Moon by Petr Horacek

Music

Take the Sun by Caspar Babypants
Rocketship Run by Laurie Berkner

Activities

Craft:
We made a rocket

Movement: We danced with yellow and white balloons to represent the sun and moon

Songs & Rhymes

Rhymes & Songs:

Climb aboard the space ship,
We’re going to the moon.
Hurry and get ready,
We’re going to blast off soon.
Put on your helmets, and buckle up real tight.
Here comes the count down.
Let’s count with all our might.

10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 – blast off!

 

Song: “Stars! Planets! Action!”

(Sung To the Tune of London Bridge)

 

The planets spin around the sun, (spin 3 times)
Around the sun, around the sun
The planets spin around the sun.
We live on earth! (Place hands on chest.)

The sun is found in the middle,(Squat down 3 times)
In the middle, in the middle
The sun is found in the middle.
It keeps us warm.(Hug your body.)

The stars are twinkling far away (Hands twinkle 3 times)
Far away, far away.
The stars are twinkling far away.
Now make a wish!

(Blow on finger as if you are blowing out a candle.)

Zoom, zoom, zoom

Zoom, zoom, zoom
We’re going to the moon.
If you want to take a trip
Climb aboard my rocket ship,
Zoom, zoom, zoom
We’re going to the moon.

Zoom, zoom, zoom, (swish hands together)
We’re going to the moon.
If you want to take a trip
Climb aboard my rocket ship, (make rocket)
We are flying all around,
Into space where stars are found.

Zoom, zoom, zoom,
We’re going to the moon…

10…9…8…7…6…5…4…3…2…1…..Blast Off !!!

 

 

March 10, 2017 at 3:28 pm Leave a comment

Music & Movement – Feb 3rd, 2017

Books

The Mouse Who Ate the Moon by Petr Horacek
Red Light, Green Light by Anastasia Suen

Music

Stop & Go by Greg & Steve
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
by Caspar Babypants
Driving in My Car
by Ralph Covert
 

Activities

Movement Props:
We danced with sparkling star wands.

We played on an obstacle course with tunnels, hoops and balance beams

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.

Song:

We’re riding in the car,
We’re riding in the car,
Hi-ho, away we go,
We’re riding in the car.

We’re riding , oh, so far,
We’re riding, oh so far,
Hi-ho away we go,
We’re riding, oh, so far.

Movement Rhyme: 

Let’s go driving Let’s go driving’
Around the block,
Around the block.

We will keep on driving,
We will keep on driving,
Then we’ll stop!
Then we’ll stop!

Movement Rhyme:

Clap your hands, clap your hands,
clap them just like me.
Touch your shoulders, touch your shoulders,
touch them just like me.
Tap your knees, tap your knees,
tap them just like me.
Shake your head, shake your head,
shake it just like me.
Fold your hands, fold your hands
And sit back down with me

 

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!”

February 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

Music & Movement – Sept 30th, 2016

Books

Chicken in Space by Adam Lehrhaupt
Box by Min Flyte
Astro Bunnies by Christine Loomis

Music

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by Caspar Babypants
Rocketship Run by Laurie Berkner

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. 

Song:

Zoom, zoom, zoom
We’re going to the moon.
If you want to take a trip
Climb aboard my rocket ship,
Zoom, zoom, zoom
We’re going to the moon.

Zoom, zoom, zoom, (swish hands together)
We’re going to the moon.
If you want to take a trip
Climb aboard my rocket ship, (make rocket)
We are flying all around,
Into space where stars are found.

Zoom, zoom, zoom,
We’re going to the moon…

10…9…8…7…6…5…4…3…2…1…..Blast Off !!!


Rhyme: 

Climb aboard the space ship,
We’re going to the moon.
Hurry and get ready,
We’re going to blast off soon.
Put on your helmets, and buckle up real tight.
Here comes the count down.
Let’s count with all our might.

10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 – blast off! 

Song: 

I’m a little rocket, tall and thin (arms stretched overhead)
Here is my nose cone (fingers meet to form cone)
Here is my fin (hold arms from sides pointing down like fins)
When I get all fired up,
Launch begins.
Watch me rise (jump up)
And see me spin! (spin in place)

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!”

October 4, 2016 at 5:03 pm Leave a comment

Music and Movement September 18th 2015

September 18th, 2015

Books

The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot by Margaret McNamara
Henry’s Stars by David Elliot

Music
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star by Caspar Babypants –I Found You
Stop & Go by Greg & Steve –Shake, Rattle & Rock
Jumping & Counting by Jim Gill – Irrational Anthem

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Movement Activity: Stars! Planets! Action!

The planets spin around the sun, (spin 3 times)
Around the sun, around the sun.
The planets spin around the sun.
We live on earth! (Place hands on chest.)
The sun is found in the middle,(Squat down 3 times)
In the middle, in the middle.
The sun is found in the middle.
It keeps us warm.(Hug your body.)
The stars are twinkling far away (Hands twinkle 3 times)
Far away, far away.
The stars are twinkling far away.
Now make a wish! (Blow on finger as if you are blowing out a candle.)

Song: I’m a Little Rocket

I’m a little rocket, tall and thin (arms stretched overhead)
Here is my nose cone (fingers meet to form cone)
Here is my fin (hold arms from sides pointing down like fins)
When I get all fired up,
Launch begins.
Watch me rise (jump up)
And see me spin! (spin in place)

Song: Zoom, Zoom, Zoom

Zoom, zoom, zoom
We’re going to the moon.
If you want to take a trip
Climb aboard my rocket ship,
Zoom, zoom, zoom
We’re going to the moon.

Zoom, zoom, zoom, (swish hands together)
We’re going to the moon.
If you want to take a trip
Climb aboard my rocket ship, (make rocket)
We are flying all around,
Into space where stars are found.
Zoom, zoom, zoom,

We’re going to the moon…

10…9…8…7…6…5…4…3…2…1…..Blast Off !!!

September 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

Music and Movement – Jan. 16th 2015

Jan. 16th, 2015

Books
Astro Bunnies by Christine Loomis
Harry and Horsie by Katie Van Camp

Music

Rocketship Run by Laurie Berkner – Rocketship Run
Zoom, Zoom, Zoom by Bob McGrath
Rhythm Scarves by Johnette Downing – Scarf Activity

Songs and Rhymes:

Movement Song: 

First I’m stretching to the ceiling
Just to start my day
Then I stretch my body forward
Just to pass the time away.

I’m reaching for the stars with one hand
Then up with the other hand I go
I can feel my body stretching
First reach high then low.

First I’m stretching to the ceiling
Just to start my day
Then I stretch my body forward
Just to pass the time away.

I’m reaching for my foot with one hand
Then down on the other side I go
I can feel my body stretching
First reach high then low.

Rhyme:

Climb aboard the space ship,
We’re going to the moon.
Hurry and get ready,
We’re going to blast off soon.
Put on your helmets, and buckle up real tight.
Here comes the count down.
Let’s count with all our might.

10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1  – blast off!

Rhyme: I’m a Little Rocket

I’m a little rocket, tall and thin (arms stretched overhead)
Here is my nose cone (fingers meet to form cone)
Here is my fin (hold arms from sides pointing down like fins)
When I get all fired up,
Launch begins.
Watch me rise (jump up)
And see me spin! (spin in place)

Song: Zoom, Zoom, Zoom

Zoom, zoom, zoom
We’re going to the moon.
If you want to take a trip
Climb aboard my rocket ship,
Zoom, zoom, zoom
We’re going to the moon.

Zoom, zoom, zoom, (swish hands together)
We’re going to the moon.
If you want to take a trip
Climb aboard my rocket ship, (make rocket)
We are flying all around,
Into space where stars are found.
Zoom, zoom, zoom,
We’re going to the moon…

10…9…8…7…6…5…4…3…2…1…..Blast Off !!!

Activities

We blew bubbles and danced with scarves.

 

January 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

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