Hat Story Time – Everybody

Opening Song

Book: Hooray For Hat by Brain Won

hooray for hat cover image

Song: “I Like My Hat” – Carole Peterson: Stinky Cake

Book: Which Hat is That? by Anna Grossnickle Hines, illustrated by LeUyen Pham

which hat is that

Flannel: I’m a clown, a jolly fellow
My hat is the color yellow.
When I fight fires, I protect my head
My hat is the color red.
I catch robbers here’s a clue:
My hat is the color blue.
I had rabbits in my magic hat
My hat is the color black.
I’m a chef, I cook just right
My hat is the color white.
I’m a king, my crown is old
It’s a shiny shade of gold.

(Source: Jen in the Library)

Song: “The Magic Hat”
Tune: The Farmer in the Dell
Put on your magic hat. (Pretend to put on hat.)
Put on your magic hat. (Pretend to put on hat.)
Oh, you can do most anything (Spread hands wide.)In your magic hat!

You can stomp and stomp…etc.
You can clap and clap…etc.
you can touch your toes…etc.
Close with: You can sit right down…etc.

(Source: Librionyian)

Book: Book-O-Hats by Donald Lemke

Book-O-Hats Cover

Activity: Hat Hunt from Miss Meg Storytime

Book/App: Blue Hat, Green Hat by Sandra Boynton

Song: “Shake My Sillies Out” –  Raffi: The Raffi Singable Songs Collection

Closing Rhyme

Craft: Decorate Newspaper Hats

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Monster Story Time – Everybody

Opening song

App: Go Away Big Green Monster

Song: “If You’re Happy and You Know It” – Sesame Street: Kids Favorite Songs 2

Action Rhyme: Monsters, Monsters Turn Around
Monster Monster, Turn Around! (turn around)
Monster, Monster, Touch the ground! (touch ground)
Monster, Monster, Reach up high! (stretch up high)
Monster, Monster, Squint your eyes!  (squint eyes)
Monster, Monster, Show your teeth!  (bare teeth and make claws)
Monster, Monster, Stomp your feet!  (stomp)
Monster, Monster, Slap your knees!  (slap knees)
Monster, Monster, Sit down, please!  (sit down)
(Source: King County Library Wiki)

Book: Tickle Monster by Josie Bissett, illustrated by Kevan J. Atteberry

Tickle Monster

Song: “Monster Boogie” – Laurie Berkner: Buzz Buzz

Song:Horns, Fangs, Knees and Claws
Horns, fangs
Knees and claws
Knees and claws.
Horns, fangs
Knees and claws
Knees and claws.
Eyes and ears and tail and paws
Horns, fangs
Knees and claws
Knees and claws.
(Source: King County Library Wiki)

Book: There’s a Monster in your Book by Tom Fletcher, illustrated by Greg Abbott or There’s a Monster at the End of this Book by Jon Stone

 

Song: “Games Monsters Play” – Sesame Street: Monster Melodies

Closing rhyme

Craft: alphabet monsters

 

Mo Willems Story Time – Everybody

Opening song

Book: The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog by Mo Willems

Play: “Hot Dog Dress Up” at www.pigeonpresents.com

Fingerplay: Five little hot dogs frying in a pan, the grease got hot and it went bam! (clap)

Song: “Shakin’ Everywhere” – Jim Gill: The Irrational Anthem

Book: Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems

Should I Share My Ice Cream? book cover

Flannelboard: “Ice Cream Colors”
We have ice cream, the best in town,
Let us begin with chocolate brown.
Now, let us scoop us some bubble-gum pink,
It is sweet and yummy, the best, some think.
Here is ice cream minty and green,
It is the creamiest I have ever seen.
Yellow ice cream is lemony and tart,
We like its taste from the very start.
Scoops of blueberry would make my day,
Look at all this ice cream, hip, hip hurray!
Red ice cream is a strawberry delight,
All these scoops are a wonderful sight.
Vanilla white is a popular flavor,
It tastes very good to an ice-cream craver.
Purple ice cream really gives me a kick,
Good and yummy till the very last lick.
Ice cream, ice cream, what a cool sensation,
We love ice cream in any combination!
Credit: Step By Step

Song: “Pig on Her Head” – Laurie Berkner: The Best of Laurie Berkner

Book: Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems

 Knuffle Bunny book cover

Song: “Sleeping Bunnies” – Kathy Reid-Naiman: Zoom Zoom Cuddle and Croon

 Closing rhyme

Craft: Pigeon headband

Gardening Story Time – Everybody

Opening Song

Book: Plants Can’t Sit Still by Rebecca E. Hirsch

Plants Can't Sit Still by Rebecca E. Hirsch, book cover

Song: “Sleeping Bunnies ” – Kathy Reid-Naiman: Zoom Zoom Cuddle and Croon

Puppets Show:
There’s something in my garden,
Now what can it be?
There’s something in my garden
That I can’t really see.
Hear its funny sound….
RIBBIT – RIBBIT – RIBBIT.
A FROG is what I found!
RIBBIT – RIBBIT – RIBBIT.
(Repeat with various animals)

Book: What Does Bunny See by Linda Sue Park

What Does Bunny See by Linda Sue Park, book cover

Song: “Fruit Salad Salsa” – Laurie Berkner: Victor Vito

Book: Square Cat ABC by Elizabeth Schoonmaker

Square Cat ABC by Elizabeth Schoonmaker, book cover

Song: Shakin’ Like a Leafy Tree – The Wiggles: Racing to the Rainbow

Closing Rhyme

Craft:  Paper plate watermelon

 

Construction Story time – Everybody

Opening Song

Book: The Mixed-Up Truck by Stephen Savage

The Mixed-Up Truck by Stephen Savage

Song:

I’m in the Mood for Singing – Raffi: Rise And Shine (played on ukulele)
G
I’m in the mood for singing
                                   D
Hey, how about you?

I’m in the mood for singing
                                   G
Hey, how about you?

I’m in the mood for singing
C
Singing along with you
G
Hey, hey, what do you say
D                                     G
I’m in the mood for that today
C                   G
Hey, hey, what do you say
D                                    G
I’m in the mood for that.

(reading, singing, clapping, building)

 

Book: Old MacDonald Had a Truck by Steve Goetz

Old MacDonald Had a Truck by Steve Goetz, book cover

Flannel: Hannah’s Hammer

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

Book: Dalmatian in a Digger by Rebecca Elliott

Dalmatian in a Digger by Rebecca Elliott, book cover

Song: “Clap Your Hands” by Pete Seeger: American Folk, Game, and Activity Songs for Children

Book: The Construction Crew by Lynn Meltzer

The Construction Crew by Lynn Meltzer, book cover

Closing Rhyme

Craft: Construction hat faces

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Earth Story time – Everybody

Opening Song

Book: Big Earth, Little Me by Thom Wiley

Big Earth, Little Me by Thom Wiley, book cover

Song: I’m in the Mood for Singing – Raffi: Rise And Shine (played on ukulele)
G
I’m in the mood for singing
                                   D
Hey, how about you?

I’m in the mood for singing
                                   G
Hey, how about you?

I’m in the mood for singing
C
Singing along with you
G
Hey, hey, what do you say
D                                     G
I’m in the mood for that today
C                   G
Hey, hey, what do you say
D                                    G
I’m in the mood for that.

(verses: reading, cleaning)

Book: A Grand Old Tree by Mary Newell DePalma

A Grand Old Tree by Mary Newell DePalma, book cover

Song/Flannel: Five Bottles of juice on the Wall

Book: A Rock Can Be by Laura Purdie Salas

A Rock Can Be by Laura Prudie Salas, book cover

Song: Shakin’ Like a Leafy Tree – The Wiggles: Racing to the Rainbow

Book: The Tree: A Fable by Neal Layton

The Tree: A Fable by Neal Layton, book cover

Goodbye Rhyme

Craft: Tree coloring pages with tissue paper

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World Story time – Everybody

Opening Song

Book: All the World by Elizabeth Garton Scanlon 

All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon

Song: Hands Are Clapping (to the tune of “Skip To My Lou”)

Hands are clapping
Clap clap clap
Hands are clapping
Clap clap clap
Hands are clapping
Clap clap clap
Clap your hands my darling!

Continue with …
-feet are stomping
-arms are flapping
-legs are jumping

Book: Everywhere the Cow Says Moo by Ellen Weinstein

Everywhere the Cow Says Moo by Ellen Weinstein, book cover

Song: Yo Te Amo (ukulele chords by Story Time Ukulele)

Book: A Little Peace by Barbara Kerley

A Little Peace by Barbara Kerley, book cover

Song: I’ve Got Peace Like a River

Book: Can You Say Peace by Karen Katz

Can You Say Peace by Karen Katz, book cover

Song: Three Little Birds – Elizabeth Mitchell: You Are My Little Bird

Closing Rhyme

Craft: Cupcake liner globes

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Kindness Story Time – Everybody

Opening Song

Book: If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson

If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson, book cover

Song: All I Wanna Do is Dance” – Kira Wiley: Kings and Queens of the Forest

Flannel: How Kind!  by Mary Murphy

How Kind! by Mary Murphy, book cover

Song: Yo Te Amo (ukulele chords by Story Time Ukulele)

 

Book: Rain! by Linda Ashman

Rain! by Linda Ashman

Song: “Sleeping Bunnies ” – Kathy Reid-Naiman: Zoom Zoom Cuddle and Croon

 

Book: Say Hello! by Linda Davick

Song: Three Little Birds – Elizabeth Mitchell: You Are My Little Bird

Closing Rhyme

Craft: Construction paper rainbows

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Ocean Story time – Everybody

Opening Song

Book: I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry

I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry, book cover

Song: “The Fish in the Sea” (Sung to the tune of “The Wheels on the Bus”, ukulele chords by Story time Ukulele)

Book: Barnacle is Bored by Jonathan Fenske

Barnacle is Bored by Jonathan Fenske, book cover

Flannel:

Little crab, little crab, scuttling in the water,
Little crab, little crab Gulp, Gulp, Gulp!
Oh, no! It’s been eaten by a …

Slippery fish, slippery fish, sliding through the water,
Slippery fish, slippery fish, Gulp, Gulp, Gulp!
Oh, no! It’s been eaten by a…

Jellyfish, jellyfish, squiggling in the water
jellyfish, jellyfish, Gulp, Gulp, Gulp!
Oh, no! It’s been eaten by a …

Blue dolphin, blue dolphin, flipping in the water,
Blue dolphin, blue dolphin, Gulp, Gulp, Gulp!
Oh, no! It’s been eaten by a …

Humongous whale, humongous whale, spouting in the water,
Humongous whale, humongous whale,
Gulp! … Gulp! … Gulp! … BURP!
(Cover your mouth.) Excuse me!

(Credit to Storytime Kate)

Song: “A Sailor Went to Sea”

Book: Wiggle Like an Octopus by Harriet Ziefert

Wiggle Like an Octopus by Harriet Ziefert, book cover

Song: “Baby Beluga” – Raffi: Baby Beluga

Closing Rhyme

Craft: Paper plate fish with cupcake liner scales

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Boat Story Time – Everybody

Opening Song

Book: Row, Row, Row Your Boat by Jane Cabrera

row row row your boat cover image

Song: “Row, Row, Row your Boat” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Songs for Wiggleworms

Book: Sail Away by Donald Crews

sail away

Flannel: The first little boat went chug, chug, chug.
The second little boat went tug, tug, tug.
The third little boat went row, row, row.
The fourth little boat went oh sooo slooooow.
Here comes the sailboat, watch it go!

(credit to Sunflower story time)

Song: Hands Are Clapping
(sing to tune of “Skip To My Lou”)
Hands are clapping
Clap clap clap
Hands are clapping
Clap clap clap
Hands are clapping
Clap clap clap
Clap your hands my darling!

Continue with …
-feet are stomping
-arms are flapping
– legs are jumping

Book: Boat Works by Tom Slaughter

 boat works

Song: “Jumping and Counting” – Jim Gill: Jim Gill’s Irrational Anthem

Book/app: Boats by Byron Barton

boats

Closing Rhyme

 Craft:

boat craft

 

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