Ice Cream Story Time – Preschool

Opening Song

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

Should I Share My Ice Cream? book cover

Song: “We Are Ice Cream Cones” (Tune: “Row, Row, Row Your Boat”)
We are ice cream cones
On a summer’s day,
Melting, melting, melting, melting,
Melting all away.
(Credit: Heather McPhail)

Book: Joone by Emily Kate Moon

Joone book cover

Flannel: We Have Ice Cream, The Best in Town
(Credit: Step By Step)

Song: “Milkshake Song” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Songs of Wiggleworms

Book: You Can Do It Too! By Karen Baicker, illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max

You Can Do It Too! book cover

Song: “We All Want An Ice Cream Cone” (Tune: “Mary Had a Little Lamb”)
We all want an ice cream cone,
Ice cream cone, ice cream cone
We all want an ice cream cone, we’ll eat it every day.

(Flavor) is our favorite kind, favorite kind, favorite kind
(Flavor) is our favorite kind, we’ll eat it every day.
(Credit: Storytime Source Page)

Closing Rhyme

Craft: Counting ice cream scoops on cones

ice cream cone preschool story time craft

Ice Cream Story Time – Toddler

Opening song

Sign language: ice cream

Book: Max Cleans Up by Rosemary Wells

Max Cleans Up book cover

Song: “We are ice cream cones” (Tune: “Row, Row, Row Your Boat”)
We are ice cream cones
On a summer’s day,
Melting, melting, melting, melting,
Melting all away.

(Source: Heather McPhail)

Book: Just One More by Jennifer Hansen Rolli

justonemore

Song: “We All Want An Ice Cream Cone” (Tune: “Mary Had a Little Lamb”)
We all want an ice cream cone,
Ice cream cone, ice cream cone
We all want an ice cream cone, we’ll eat it every day.

(Flavor) is our favorite kind, favorite kind, favorite kind
(Flavor) is our favorite kind, we’ll eat it every day.

(Source: Storytime Source Page)

Song: “Put your Finger in the Air” – Bob McGrath: Bob’s Favorite Sing Along Songs

Book:
Yummy, Yucky by Leslie Patricelli

yummy yucky

 Song: “Milkshake Song” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Songs of Wiggleworms

Song: “The Wheels on the Bus” – Toddlers on Parade

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

Closing rhyme

Craft: Ice cream cones and ice cream scoops, with numbers on cones

ice cream cones

Summer Story Time – Toddler

Opening Song

Sign Language: Summer

Book: Mouse’s First Summer by Lauren Thompson, illustrated by Buket Erdogan

mouses first summer

Rhyme: 1 ant, 2 ants, 3 and 4,
Our picnic is their grocery store.
5 ants, 6 ants, 7 ants, 8,
They are crawling on my plate!
8 ants, 7 ants, stomp around.
6 ants, 5 ants, on the ground.
4 ants, 3 ants, on the run.
2 ants, 1 ant, no more fun!

Song: “Going on a Picnic” – Raffi: The Corner Grocery Store

Book: Beach Feet by Kiyomi Konagaya, illustrated by Masamitsu Saito

beach feet

Flannel: I’m Going to the Beach (Tune: “Farmer in the Dell”

I’m going to the beach,
I’m going to the beach!
I think I’ll see a ___ there,
I’m going to the beach.
repeat with other beach accessories
(Credit: Mel’s Desk)

 Song: “Having Fun at the Beach” – The Wiggles: Splish, Splash, the Big Red Boat

 Book: Just One More by Jennifer Hanson Rolli

justonemore

Rhyme:  Five Ice Cream Cones

Five little ice cream cones so good to eat.
The first one said, “I’m a summer time treat.”
The second one said, “It’s such a hot day.”
The third one said, “I’m melting away.”
The fourth one said, “Don’t lose your top.”
The fifth one said, “Oh dear, ker-plop!”

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

Craft: Coloring ice cream cones with pom-pom cherrries and tissue paper sprinkles