Stop and Go Story Time – Toddler

Opening song

Sign language: stop, go

Book: Red Light, Green Light  by Anastasia Suen, illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max

red light green light

Song: Twinkle, twinkle traffic light
Shining on the corner bright.
Red means stop, green means go,
Yellow means go but take it slow.
Twinkle, twinkle traffic light
Shining on the corner bright.

Rhyme: Green says, “Go” (march in place quickly)
Go! Go! Go!
Yellow says, “Slow!” (march slowly)
And red says “stop!” (stop suddenly)
Go !Go! Go! (move fast)
Slow…slow….slow (move slowly)
and STOP! (stop)
(Repeat and allow children to pretend they are cars driving down the street)

Book: On the Go Time by Elizabeth Verdick, illustrated by Marieka Heinlen

on the go time

Flannel: Chickie, Stop and Go by Norman Gorbaty

chickie stop and go book

chickie stop and go

(Credit: Sunflower Storytime)

Song: “Silly Dance Contest” – Jim Gill: The Sneezing Song and other Contagious Tunes

sneezing song

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

Book: Away We Go! by Rebecca Kai Dotlich, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino

Song: “This is how I do it” – Laurie Berkner: Superhero

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

Closing rhyme

Craft: Stoplight necklace

stop and go craft