Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Baby Storytime – Colors

Check out what my typical storytime looks like here. All the words to my songs and rhymes can be found here

Opening Song
Welcome Song

Opening Rhyme/Movement
Hands are Clapping

Early Literacy Tip
"Talking to your baby is one of the most important things you can do. You're building their vocabulary, and you're also increasing their knowledge of the world around them. When you leave storytime today, try to talk to your baby during your car ride about what you see outside."

Shape Game
Today, I hid a rainbow! You can find out about this game here.


Duckie's Rainbow by Frances Berry
It was really cold this week and clearly the first time a lot of the families had left their house in a few days. I just talked about the colors on each page and then we tried to find something or someone in the room that was the same color. 

The Noble Duke of York

Giddy-up, Giddy-up

Where is Thumbkin

Where is Brown Bear?
Exactly like Little Mouse, Little Mouse- except I used Brown Bear. You would have though I was handing out free candy and puppies the way the kids reacted. We played this 3 times and they still wanted more. I think I might replace the shape game with this during my next spring session.

This is Big

Choral Reading
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.
Seriously, buy a copy of this for everyone in your storytime. It is amazing to see how kids run up to grab the book and then immediately run to their caregivers lap. Bill Martin Jr. was a genius.

Egg Shakers
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Baa, Baa, Black Sheep 

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom


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