Socks and Shoes Story Time – Toddler

Opening song

Sign language: socks, shoes

Book: Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin, illustrated by James Dean

cover image pete the cat i love my white shoes

Rhyme: “Old Shoes, New Shoes”
Old shoes, new shoes
I am wearing my shoes
One, two, three, four
Now I stomp them on the floor! (repeat, going faster and faster)
(Credit: Preschool Education)

Rhyme: “This is big”
This is big big big
This is small small small
This is short short short
This is tall tall tall
This is fast fast fast
This is slow slow slow
This is yes yes yes
This is no no no
(Credit: Mel’s Desk)

Book: Which Shoes Would You Choose? by Betsy R. Rosenthal, illustrated by Nancy Cote

cover image which shoes would you choose

“Boots” – Laurie Berkner: Victor Vito

Song: “Everybody knows I love my toes”
Everybody knows I love my toes
Everybody knows I love my toes
I love my shoulders, my knees, my elbows and my nose
But everybody know I love my toes.

Book: Have You Seen My New Blue Socks? by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier

have you seen my new blue socks

Song: “Can’t Wait to Celebrate”- Jim Gill: Jim Gill’s Irrational Album

Song: “Bodies 1-2-3” – Ellen and Peter Allard: Sing it! Say it! Stamp it! Sway it! vol. 2

Song: “Icky Sticky Bubble Gum” – David Landau: Kids and Kitties

Closing rhyme

Craft: My fox wears silly socks

my fox wears silly socks


Thanksgiving Story Time – Preschool

Hello Song

Book: Thanks for Thanksgiving by Julie Markes, illustrated by Doris Barrette

thanks for thanksgiving

Song/Flannel:  “Thanks A Lot” — Raffi: Quiet Time (kids sign the words “thanks” and “a lot.)

thanks a lot
(credit: Mel’s Desk)

Book: Thank You for Me! by Marion Dane Bauer, illustrated by Kristina Stephenson

thank you for me

Song: “I’m Gonna Eat on Thanksgiving Day” – Laurie Berkner: Whaddaya Think of That?

thanksgiving day

Book: 10 Fat Turkeys by Tony Johnston, illustrated by Rich Deas

10 fat turkeys

Song: “The Turkey Hop” – Carole Peterson: H.U.M.

Puppet: Turkey tells jokes from Turkey Riddles, by Katy Hall and Lisa Eisenberg, illustrated by Kristin Sorra

turkey riddles

Craft: Turkey with tissue paper feathers and STUFFing I’m thankful for coloring page.

tissue paper turkey story time craft preschooltissue paper turkey story time craft preschool

End Rhyme