Bugs Storytime – Everybody

Opening song

Sign Language: Bugs

Book: I Love Bugs by Emma Dodd


Song: Itsy Bitsy Spider, Big Fuzzy Spider, Eensy Weensy Spider (different movements/voices for each verse)

Flannel: Two Hungry Ants
Two hungry ants at a picnic one day. What do they find?
(6 apples, 5 cupcakes, 4 drumsticks, 3 pickles, 2 pieces of candy, 1 sausage)

Book: Tiny Little Fly by Michael Rosen; illustrated by Kevin Waldron


Fingerplay: Here Is a Beehive
Here is a beehive (hold fist up)
Where are the bees?
Hiding away where nobody sees (put other fist behind first)
Soon they come creeping out of the hive
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (hold up fingers of second fist)

(Source: 1,000 Fingerplays and Action Rhymes by Barbara A. Scott)

Song (with shaky eggs): The Ants Go Marching

Book: Some Bugs by Angela DiTerlizzi; illustrated by Brendan Wenzel


Craft: Bug jars with pom pom bugs