Posts tagged ‘sea’

All My Feelings

Tuesday, Oct 3rd, 2017

Books

I’m Brave by Kate & Jim McCullen
Sea Monkey & Bob by Aaron Reynolds
Peanut Butter and Jellyfish by Jarrett Krosoczka
Now by Antoinette Portis

Music

Drive the Fire Truck by Rob Newhouse –Songs for Wiggleworms
The Fish Dance by Johnette Downing – Music Time

 Activities

Craft:
We made a fish from a CD and foam 

Songs & Rhymes

Song:

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,
then your face will surely show it
If you’re happy and you know it,
clap your hands.

If you’re happy and you know it, stomp your feet…

If you’re happy and you know it, shout “Hurray!“…

If you’re happy and you know it, do all three(clap-clap, stomp-stomp, hoo-ray!)

Song:

If You Ever See A Monster (Tune: “Did You Ever See A Lassie”)

If you ever see a monster,
A big ugly monster.
If you ever see a monster,
Here’s what you do!

Make this face……

And this face…..

And this face…..

And this face…..

If you ever see a monster…
Be sure to shout…BOOOOO!!!!

 

Rhyme: with a crocodile puppet
Five little fishes,
Swimming in the sea.
Teasing Mr. Shark,
You can`t catch me,
You can`t catch me.

Along comes Mr. Shark,
As quiet as can be… Snap!

(Repeat with:) Four little fishes, etc…

 

 

 

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

Talk Like A Pirate Storytime

Tuesday, Sept 19th, 2017

Books

I Love My Pirate Papa by Laura Leuck
Swap! By Steve Light
How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long

Music

Down by the Ocean by Peter Allard
Going Over the Sea by Sharon, Lois & Bram -Elephant Party
A Sailor Went to Sea Sea Sea by Johnette Downing –Fins and Grins

 Activities

Craft:
We made a treasure chest with jewels

Magnetic  Board:
We enjoyed playing “Swap”

Songs & Rhymes

Rhyme & Songs

Sail Your Ship

Sail, sail, sail your ship
Sail your ship with me.
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily
A pirate’s life for me.

Search, search, search for treasure…

Jump, jump, jump off the ship…

Swim, swim, swim to shore…

Sit, sit, sit on the beach…

Going over the Sea

When I was one,
I had some fun,
Going over the sea.
I jumped aboard a pirate ship,
And the Captain said to me…

“Going over, going under,
stand at attention, like a soldier,
With a one, two, three.”

When I was two I joined the crew…

When I was three I drank some tea…

When I was four I went to shore…

When I was five I learned to dive…

A Sailor Went to Sea

A sailor went to sea, sea, sea
To see what he could see, see, see
But all that he could see, see, see
Was the bottom of the deep blue sea, sea, sea

 

September 25, 2017 at 2:45 pm Leave a comment

Sea & Sand Storytime

Tuesday,  Oct 11th, 2016

Books

Rain Fish by Lois Ehlert
Fish Wish by Bob Barner
A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle
The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark by Ken Geist

Music

Seahorses by Johnette Downing – Fins and Grins
All the Fish by Sue Schitzer – Wiggle & Whirl: Clap & Nap

 Activities

We danced with scarves

Craft:
We made an ocean in a bottle

 Songs & Rhymes

Song:

Movement Song: The Waves on the Sea
(tune: Wheels on the Bus)

The waves on the sea go up and down,
Up and down, up and down,
The waves on the sea go up and down
All day long.

Additional Verses:

The shark in the sea goes snap snap snap..

The fish in the sea go swish swish swish..

The crabs at the beach, crawl back and forth..

The jelly fish go wibble, wobble, wibble…

 

Rhyme:

5 little seashells washed up on the shore,
Along came a wave and then there were four.
4 little seashells happy as could be,
Along came a wave and then there were three.
3 little seashells all shiny and new,
Along came a wave and then there were two.
2 little seashells lying in the sun,
Along came a wave and then there was one.
1 little seashell left all alone,
Put it in your pocket and take it home.

 

October 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

High Sea Adventures Storytime

Tuesday,  April 19th, 2016

Books

Sally’s Great Balloon Adventure by Stephen Huneck
How To Find Gold by Vivian Schwarz
Beyond the Pond by Joseph Kuefler
Swap! by Steve Light

Music

Fly Away by Jim Salestrom
Diving in the Deep Blue Sea by Monty Harper

 Activities

Crafts:
We decorated a hot air balloon

Songs & Rhymes

Rhyme:

Ten little pirates stood in a row (hold up all ten fingers)
They bowed to their captain so (lower and raise fingers)
They marched to the left (march hands to left)
And marched to the right (march hands to right)
They shouted yo-ho! (cup hands over mouth)
And gave their captain a fright (act scared, cover mouth with hands)

 

Song: “Sail, Sail, Sail Your Ship”
(Tune: Row, row, row your boat)

Sail, sail, sail your ship
Gently over the sea
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily
A pirate’s life for me!

April 19, 2016 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

Music and Movement March 11th, 2016

March 11th, 2016

Books

A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle
I’m a Shark by Bob Shea

Music
The Shaker Hop by Carole Peterson- Dancing Feet
I Can Shake my Shaker Egg by Eric Litwin – Rockin’ Red
Down by the Ocean by Peter Allard

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Song: The Waves on the Sea
(tune: Wheels on the Bus)

The waves on the sea go up and down,
Up and down, up and down,
The waves on the sea go up and down
All day long.

Additional Verses:

The shark in the sea goes snap snap snap..

The fish in the sea go swish swish swish..

The crabs at the beach, crawl back and forth..

The jelly fish go wibble, wobble, wibble…

Rhyme: 5 Little Seashells

5 little seashells washed up on the shore,
Along came a wave and then there were four.

4 little seashells happy as could be,
Along came a wave and then there were three.

3 little seashells all shiny and new,
Along came a wave and then there were two.

2 little seashells lying in the sun,
Along came a wave and then there was one.

1 little seashell left all alone,
Put it in your pocket and take it home.

Rhyme:

One 1, two 2, three 3, four 4, five 5,
Once I caught a fish alive.
Six 6, seven 7, eight 8, nine 9, ten 10,
But I let it go again.
Why did I let it go?
Because it bit my finger so.
Which finger did it bite?
This little finger on the right.

Activities:

We did a felt board story of A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle
We used puppets for I’m A Shark by Bob Shea

We danced with fish shakers

We played on the obstacle course and had fun with the parachute.

March 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

Down by the Ocean Storytime

Tuesday,  March 1st, 2016

Books

I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry
Tallulah Mermaid of the Great Lakes by Denise Brennan- Nelson
A Sea Wishing Day by Robert Heidbreder
A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle

Music

Down by the Ocean by Peter Allard

 Activities

Craft:
We made a shell for a Hermit Crab

 Songs & Rhymes

Rhyme: 

One 1, two 2, three 3, four 4, five 5,
Once I caught a fish alive.
Six 6, seven 7, eight 8, nine 9, ten 10,
But I let it go again.
Why did I let it go?
Because it bit my finger so.
Which finger did it bite?
This little finger on the right.

 

Song: The Waves on the Sea

(tune: Wheels on the Bus)

The waves on the sea go up and down,
Up and down, up and down,
The waves on the sea go up and down
All day long.

Additional Verses:

The shark in the sea goes snap snap snap..

The fish in the sea go swish swish swish..

The crabs at the beach, crawl back and forth..

The jelly fish go wibble, wobble, wibble…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

Music and Movement January 15th 2016

January 15th, 2016

Books

The First Day of Winter by Denise Fleming
 Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin

Music
The Fish Dance by Johnette Downing – Music Time
Dance, Freeze, Melt by Eric Litwin – Rockin’ Red
By The Sea by Greg & Steve – Jumpin’ and Jammin’

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Finger Rhyme:

Way up high in the Winter sky (raise hands above head)
Two little snowflakes caught my eye. (point up)
Down to the ground they fell without a sound, (flutter hands down to the ground)
But before very long, it was snowing all around! (turn in circle with hands fluttering)

Rhyme: Five Little Snowmen

Five Little Snowmen standing round my door.
This one melted and then there were four.
Four little snowmen beneath a green pine tree,
This one melted and then there were three.
Three little snowmen with caps and mittens blue.
This one melted and then there were two.
Two little snowmen standing in the sun,
This one melted and then there was one.
One little snowman started to run.
But he melted away and then there was none.

Activities

Dancing:
We danced with our fishy finger puppets amongst the bubbles then took them to play in the parachute

Felt Board:
We did the First day of Winter with our Snowman felt Board

January 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

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