Friendship Story Time – Sensory Friendly

Opening Song

Book: The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend book cover

Song:  Friend of Mine (sing to “London Bridge”)

Will you be a friend of mine, friend of mine, friend of mine?

Will you be a friend of mine and (insert action word) around with me?

(jump, clap, dance, wave…)

Book: My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann

Song: “Where Do You Start Your Letters?” – Handwriting without Tears: Rock, Rap, Tap & Learn

Movement: Learn the yoga pose “see saw”

Social Story:  “Listening in Class”

Closing Song

Craft: Friendship Bracelets

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Bicycle Story Time – Sensory Friendly

Opening song

Book: Duck on a Bike by David Shannon

duck on a bike

Song: “The Goldfish” – Laurie Berkner: Victor Vito

Book: My Bike by Byron Barton

my bike

Song: “Mat Man” – Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer: Get Set for School Sing Along

Movement: Learn the yoga pose “pedal laughing”

Social Story: Get Happy by Malachy Doyle, illustrated by Caroline Uff

Closing song

Craft: bicycle coloring sheet with cupcake liners and pom poms for wheels

 

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Beach Story Time – Sensory Friendly

Opening song

Book: Sea, Sand, Me! by Patricia Hubbell, illustrated by Lisa Campbell Ernst

sea sand me

Song/Flannel: “Having Fun at the Beach” – The Wiggles: Wake Up Jeff

Book: Senses at the Seashore by Shelley Rotner

senses at the seashore

Song: “Tap, Tap, Tap” – Handwriting without Tears: Get Set for School Singalong

Movement: Learn the yoga pose “crab”

Social Story: Sometimes You Get What You Want by Lisa Brown, illustrated by Meredith Gary

Closing song

Craft: jellyfish with tissue paper squares and ribbons

 

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Dragon Story Time – Sensory Friendly

Opening song

Book: The Best Pet of All by David LaRochelle, illustrated by Hanako Wakiyama

best pet of all

Song: “Dragon Pokey”

You put your claws in, you take your claws out,

You put your claws in and you scratch them all about!

You do the Dragon Pokey and you turn yourself around,

That’s what it’s all about!
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Feet in. Stomp them all about

Teeth in. Chomp them all about

Tail in. Swing it all about

Book: How to Be Friends with a Dragon by Valeri Gorbachev

how to be friends with a dragon

Song: “Mat Man” – Handwriting without Tears: Rock, Rap, Tap & Learn

Movement: Learn the yoga pose “dragon”

Social Story:  Nobody’s Perfect by David Elliott, illustrated by Sam Zuppardi

nobody's perfect

Closing song

Craft: Paper airplane dragons (they fly really well!) – from Create in the Chaos

 

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Food Story Time – Sensory Friendly

Opening song

Book: The Duckling Gets a Cookie by Mo Willems

duckling gets a cookie

Song: “Peanut Butter and Jelly” – Old Town School of Music: Songs for Wiggleworms

Book: What’s in the Garden? by Marianne Berkes, illustrated by Cris Arbo

whats in the garden

Song: “Tap Tap” – Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer: Get Set for School Sing Along

Movement: Do the yoga pose “shake like jelly”

Social Story: Beautiful Hands by Kathryn Otoshi, illustrated by Bret Baumgarten

Closing song

Activity: Cookie jar number matching from totschooling.net

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Zoo Story Time – Sensory Friendly

Opening song

Book: The Underpants Zoo by Brian Sendelbach

underpants zoo

Song: “The Monkey Dance” – The Wiggles: Yummy Yummy

Book: Life-Size Zoo by Teruyuki Komiya

life-size zoo

Song: “Mat Man” – Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer: Get Set for School Sing Along

Movement: Learn the yoga pose “neck stretches”

Social Story: I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont, illustrated by David Catrow

Closing Song

Craft: giraffe coloring page with 1-2-3 yellow stickers

 

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