Monster Story Time – Preschool

Hello Song

Book/Puppets: Elmer and the Monster by David Mckee

Elmer and the Monster book cover

Song: “Monstermixmerge” – Scholastic

Book: The Monster at the End of this Book by Jon Stone, illustrated by Michael Smollin

monster at the end

Puppet/Book: Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley

Go away big green monster, glove

Book: Can You Make a Scary Face? By Jan Thomas

can you make a scary face

Book: Some Monsters Are Different by David Milgrim

Some Monsters Are Different book cover

Song/Puppet: “Spider on the Floor” – Raffi: Singable Songs for the Very Young

Craft: Egg carton monsters (painted and adorned with pipe cleaners, pom-poms, feathers, etc.)

egg carton monster preschool story time craft

End Rhyme

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

 

Monster Story Time – Preschool

Hello Song

Book: The Monster at the End of this Book by Jon Stone, illustrated by Michael Smollin

monster at the end

Song: “’C’ is for Cookie” – Sesame Street: Sing the Alphabet

Book: Monster Mess! by Margery Cuyler, illustrated by S. D. Schindler

monster mess

Flannel: Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley

Go away big green monster, glove

Book: Can You Make a Scary Face? By Jan Thomas

can you make a scary face

Song: “Monstermixmerge” – Scholastic

Book: Socksquatch by Frank W. Dormer

socksquatch

Song/Puppet: “Spider on the Floor” – Raffi: Singable Songs for the Very Young

Craft: Egg carton monsters (painted and adorned with pipe cleaners, pom-poms, feathers, etc.)

egg carton monster preschool story time craft

End Rhyme

Monster Story Time – Toddler

Opening song

Book: Tickle Monster by Josie Bissett, illustrated by Kevan J. Attaberry (abridged)

Tickle Monster

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

Book: Monsters Dance by Ann Hodgman, illustrated by Hannah Wood or Cookie Monster’s Busy Day by Ernie Kwiat (1st story)

Monsters Dance

Cookie Monster's Busy Day

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)

Song: “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes”

Book: If You’re a Monster and You Know It by Ed and Rebecca Emberly (abridged)

 If you're a monster and you know it

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: alphabet monsters

alphabet monster